What is a Flexitarian Diet?

March 22, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Since it is Nutrition Month, here is an interesting take on minimizing the amount of meat in your diet and getting more plant-based protein. Besides the name, give the article a chance Flexitarian Eating As always, contact me with any questions. Healthy, happy living!   About FLEX Training: FLEX Training is a San Diego gym offering personal training and..

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National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Put Your Best Fork Forward” We can always improve something in our nutritional habits. The most important thing is to make smart decisions and lead a healthy lifestyle. Try to pick one thing per week to focus on… for example, drinking more water, or cutting out a sugary drink or..

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Meal Planning for the New Year

January 4, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Whether you have specific New Year’s resolutions or not, we can all improve our eating habits. The best way to improve is by eating at home and cooking healthy meals with fresh ingredients. That’s usually easier said than done. It takes planning and preparation time each week. What I recommend is to pick one day..

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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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Meal Planning for the New Year

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

Whether you have specific New Year’s resolutions or not, we can all improve our eating habits. The best way to improve is by eating at home and cooking healthy meals with fresh ingredients. That’s usually easier said than done. It takes planning and preparation time each week. What I recommend is to pick one day..

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Ideas For a Healthier Thanksgiving

November 18, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Next week is Thanksgiving! How does it always seem to sneak up on me? It might seem challenging to have a healthy Thanksgiving dinner. It’s a holiday that revolves around comfort food… A LOT of comfort food! Here are some ideas from Environmental Working Group for a Thanksgiving dinner that is healthier for you and..

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Unintentional Habits That Sabotage Your Healthy Diet

October 14, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Are you unintentionally sabotaging your healthy eating plan? Eating healthy is one of the hardest portions of a healthy lifestyle. Even the best laid plans may not happen if you are stuck in these habits: 6 Unintentional Habits That Wreck Your Healthy Eating Plan About Big Bricks Training: Big Bricks is a San Diego gym offering personal..

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“Train Yourself to Love Healthy Foods”

February 25, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Can you learn to crave healthier foods? One recent study seems to think that’s possible. The entire process of the study might be a little too much for the average person. However, you can try to visualize healthier foods. The study and the article below list 2 types of foods, one in a “Forget that…”..

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Healthy Meals On The Go

February 19, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

What is the best thing you can do to improve your nutrition? Avoid eating out. Or said another way, eat home prepared meals. Obviously, you are much more aware of what goes into your food when making it at home. BUT it takes a lot more thought, preparation and time to make your meals at..

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