Favorite Hack to Eat More Veggies

Favorite Hack to Eat More Veggies

The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommends Americans eat 5 – 13 servings of nutrient-dense produce each day, with the average person needing 9-11 servings. Not surprisingly, even the low end (only 5 servings) seems unrealistic for many of my clients. According to a report...
Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing

How much added sugar is too much? Most people today agree that eating too much added sugar is unhealthy. Science backs those claims. In fact, added sugar contributes to nearly EVERY SINGLE disease state in the human experience. In addition to the chronic disorders,...
Better Together

Better Together

Do you work out alone, with a partner or in a group? While there is a lot to be said for running solo or spending quality time with just your yoga mat, there are a number of recent studies that show that you might actually have better success in some kind of group...
You Need A Training Plan

You Need A Training Plan

On your mark. . .  Yesterday’s blog post was all about gearing up for training. Now that you’ve got your gear in place, you need to decide on a training plan! We want to make sure that it includes SMART goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant,...
Running Your First 5k

Running Your First 5k

Keys to successful running Do you run (or walk) for exercise? I definitely won’t claim to know it all, but I have done my fair share of running. While never in track, I played volleyball and basketball in my jr. high and high school years. We ran A LOT of...

Collagen – Beyond Beauty

I think it is pretty safe to say that many understand that collagen plays a pretty important role in making our skin supple, nails strong and hair shiny. Did you also realize that collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, found in muscles, bones, blood...
You Need More Balance

You Need More Balance

Just put one foot in front of the other No. Not that kind of balance. Well. You definitely need balance between your family life and work life, relationships and expectations, yada, yada, yada.   But I’m talking about the pat-your-head, rub-your-belly, hop-on-one-foot...
Mindfulness isn’t difficult. . .

Mindfulness isn’t difficult. . .

. . . We just need to remember to do it. – Sharon Saltzberg A lot has been said about mindfulness – not just in the World of Wellness. From women’s magazines to corporate America, “we need to be more mindful” seems to be a recurring mantra. Nearly everyone who...

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