Nutrition

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You may have noticed more pink than normal, even NFL players are wearing pink shoes and gloves. The idea is to remind women how important it is do monthly self-exams. Breast cancer is usually treatable when detected early. The 5-year survival rate is 98%.  (earlydetectionplan.org) There are many ways..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 4

August 18, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Last week of the ab challenge! Keep up that motivation! Continue adding a serving of veggies and fruit so we can trim up that waist line, as well as make it stronger with exercise. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 4, which is Saturday the 22nd to Friday the 28th. Diet Add at least..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 3

August 12, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Who’s feeling stronger abs? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? We’ve got to eat good to show off those ab muscles! Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 3. If you started the challenge on the 1st, your week 3 starts Monday the 15th. If you started on Tuesday..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 2

August 5, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

How is the first week of the August Ab Challenge? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? Our mid-section is responsive to exercise, but it also takes a healthy diet to get definition in our belly. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 2. If you started the challenge..

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July 1st – Half Year Resolutions

June 28, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Did you know that July 1st is also called 2nd Half of the Year Day? I recently heard that, and I really appreciate what that implies. Doesn’t it seem overwhelming to set goals for a whole year? Maybe it will be less overwhelming for half a year… especially since it is now summer, i.e.,  warm..

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The NEW Nutrition Label

June 1, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Hopefully, you make a point to look at the nutrition labels for the food you eat. Sometimes it is confusing to know what to focus on, ie., to know what is the most important part of the nutrition label. For this reason, there will be changes to the nutrition facts label that is required on..

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Ground Turkey Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

May 18, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Yum! This recipe is delicious and all the ingredients are trainer approved Here’s the recipe, including the serving size and nutrition facts for the recipe at the end (so scroll all the way to the bottom): Ground Turkey Stuffed Tomatoes As always, contact me with any questions! Healthy, happy cooking!

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Play With Your Food to Get Healthy?

April 6, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Maybe it’s because I know someone who likes to poke food before trying it (yes, it’s as weird as it sounds ;)), but I can see how this would help! This article is specific to kids and the study it references is specific to toddlers, but I think everyone likes to play with their food!..

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“How Slim Is Your Home?”

March 23, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Since March is National Nutrition Month, I wanted to share some great ideas from the IDEA Fitness Journal. They had an article this month titled “Food-Related Behavior Change Made Easy” that has some great research about how your home, mostly your kitchen, can influence your eating habits. Below is the summary of their findings in..

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March Is National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” What does good nutrition mean to you? It should equate to having an overall healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, there is a lot of emotional/stress eating, as well as peer pressure to eat like everyone else. The trick is to figure out a way to eat..

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