SLEEP! Who needs it?
If you think you can get by on a few hours of sleep, think again. You may feel like you can manage on minimal sleep when in fact your body will not function optimally without adequate sleep. Research indicates that sleep deprivation can lead to increased levels of cortisol (a stress hormone), increased levels of […]
Survive the Season!
Christmas decorations adorn the malls and once again, the holiday season seems to be coming at us full speed! As you plan for the holidays, make sure you also have a plan for staying on track with your fitness and nutrition goals. Too often life gets busy or stressful and the first things to go […]
What Motivates You?
Let’s face it…exercise is work. It takes dedication and commitment to stick to the plan. Sometimes you have to dig deep and talk yourself through a workout. Sometimes you simply don’t feel like exercising. Maybe you can’t even get the plan off the ground. What motivates people to push themselves? What does it take to […]
Take the Kitchen with You!
Eating healthy when you’re away from home can be made easy with a little planning and time management. When you leave home each day, be sure to take a cooler filled with fresh, nutritious food. Armed with everything you need for the day, you’ll be able to avoid fast-food, vending machines, and even worse; skipped […]
Every few months it’s a great idea to do a personal inventory. Check in with yourself and ask a few important questions related to your lifestyle: • Do I feel balanced? • Do I feel well, healthy, and energized? • Am I as physically active as I should be? • Am I eating clean and […]