Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks
Must Buy: Adidas Originals Swift Run I love these casual sneakers, one of my favorite pairs of shoes for walking around because they are light weight (and black lol). They are stretchy, comfortable and cute. They ran TTS size to me (women's 6). Buy them here. Must Do: Block Pulls We all know … Continue reading Monday Musts
If you are eating in a calorie deficit, it’s likely that hunger pangs will come up from time to time. Why? Well, your daily caloric expenditure is exceeding your caloric intake, so it’s kind of bound to happen. Luckily, there are ways to reduce cravings and manage hunger, here are my top 10: … Continue reading How to Deal with Hunger and Cravings?
You hear it all the time: “Want to lose weight? Go to bed at a decent time every night.” “Want to get stronger? Sleep more.” “Want a better meet? Get enough sleep.” “Maxing out tomorrow, so be sure to go to bed early.” Ok, but why? I find that often, my clients either … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals
“How can I get more protein in my diet?” I get this question often. Especially when new clients are first starting to track their food, it can be discouraging to see the lack of protein in their old, average diet. A large part is, knowledge. At first, we don’t really know the macro breakdown of … Continue reading 10 Quick, Easy Ways to Get More Protein in Your Diet
Uncontrollable snacking, overeating, overindulgence, whatever you want to call it, eating too much can be a difficult habit to break. For some, it is much more habitual and detrimental than others and will require outside, professional guidance to conquer. For others, it’s a matter of taking control, forming healthy habits and changing one’s mindset. Whatever … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Binge Eating: 10 Tips to Stop Overindulging
Must listen: TEDTalks Health podcast I started listening to the TEDTalks Health podcast this week and I’m pleasantly surprised with how much I’m enjoying it. What is really refreshing is that all talks are done by professionals (doctors, researchers) so the information provided is credible and can be trusted. From new medicine to sleep benefits, and … Continue reading Monday Musts