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Fit tip!

Fit tip!

Elevate your legs more often! Staying active is essential for a healthy lifestyle, but relaxing and elevating your legs can improve the health of your veins and circulation. That’s especially important after a long workday of sitting or standing because: - Sitting for...

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Nutrition Label 101

Are you reading nutrition labels? They can be confusing and generally don't tell you everything about the food you're about to put into your body. Here's a quick guide to help you to make good choices: Serving size – The serving size is not what's in the packet. Take...

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Lunch Idea!

Lunch Idea!

Eat the rainbow This convenient bento box from @lunchbots makes it easy to eat healthy at work, on the go, or even at home. Which compartment is your favorite? Garbanzo beans with feta cheese, tomatoes and green peppers Ezekiel bread sandwich with turkey, green...

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Best Cardio!

Best Cardio!

What is the best cardio exercise? The best cardio is the one you like and keep doing! Everyone, regardless of their age or goal, benefits from regular cardiovascular exercise. The recommendation is to get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly. If...

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Volume Eating!

Volume Eating!

We're back home and a couple of pounds heavier. The food was amazing and always fresh, but we had way too much bread, cheese, dessert and wine. It's time to clean up our diet and instead of "eat less move more", we decided for “eat MORE and move more". Volume eating...

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  Nothing better than a Good Night's Sleep! Quality sleep is essential for good health AND your weight loss goals. Did you ever notice that after a short nights sleep, you feel hungry all day and have a craving for simple carbs? It’s not in your imagination - the...

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Wall Squat Workout!

When was the last time you performed a wall squat? It’s a great low-impact exercise to work your quads, hamstrings, glutes, and core. Holding it for 30 sec. can be a challenge, but once you add some movement to it your legs will be on 🔥🔥🔥. Try these 4 variations to...

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Before leaving home each day, I have a mental checklist of everything I need: Keys Wallet Phone Water bottle That's right, water bottle! My reusable water bottle is just as essential to me as my wallet or key. Do you use one too? If not, you should consider switching...

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Fit Tip!

Fit Tip!

Don’t believe every fitness tip you see on social media! I think it’s fair to say that social media plays a massive role in our lives today. Unfortunately, you don’t have to go far to find conflicting health and fitness advice. Here five fitness myths that aren’t...

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Healthy Taco Salad in a Jar!

Healthy Taco Salad in a Jar!

Meal prep made easy with this healthy taco salad in a jar. It’s easy to put together and convenient to bring to work or to eat on the go. Here the recipe from @evolvingtable: Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. Olive oil ¾ cup red onion finely diced 1 lb. lean ground beef 93/7 Taco...

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Strategy trumps Willpower!

Strategy trumps Willpower!

Don’t rely on willpower for weight loss, have strategies instead. The fact is, our willpower gets weaker toward the end of the day. It is easy to resist the cookie in the mornings, but it’s an entirely different story in the evenings after a long day, That’s why it’s...

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Get your stretch on!

Get your stretch on!

Get your stretch on! Stretching is an often-overlooked part of a workout routine. I believe it’s mainly because it isn’t known to burn a lot of calories but be aware that it’s essential to keep you moving! You should be stretching every day! If you don't do that, then...

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80/20 rule!

80/20 rule!

Eat healthy and have your donut, too!! That’s my rule to eat by. We all know that depriving yourself of all treats and sweets simply isn’t working. It always leads to bingeing and overeating! Don’t beat yourself up and believe that it’s due to a lack of willpower -...

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Fit Tip!

Fit Tip!

Cardio lovers - if you are walking or running to lose weight, consider changing your routine! Our bodies get easily adapted to doing the same routine and, over time, will use less energy if it’s always the same pace and mileage. Change it up with these two strategies:...

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