Filling Foods for Fabulous Weight-loss Results

- - Nutrition

Losing weight is hard, there is no doubt about that. You need to have great will power, achievable end-goals, excellent organisational skills and friends and family that are willing to support you along the way. The most common complaint that I hear from my clients when they’re trying to lose weight...


Relaxation for a Rejuvenated Body

- - Lifestyle

We are all superheroes but even Superman had his Kryptonite. We’re capable of handling a busy day at work, exercising afterward and still fitting in time to study, all while maintaining our relationships. But be aware – too much for too long can lead to brutal burnout. It’s important that...


Saluting the Sun for Strength

- - Yoga

Most of us multi-tasking, ever-evolving busybodies actually lead a very sedentary life. Our high-tech gadgets and gizmos never stop; meanwhile, our body sits (and probably slumps) in a mediocrely comfortable office chair. This lifestyle isn't necessarily the best thing for our posture, stress or sanity. It’s important to take time...


10 Simple Ways to Fit Small Workouts In to Your Day

- - Fitness

You’re busy. Between errands, work, and family, some days it can be hard to find time for yourself! What’s the first thing to typically go? Your workout. While we’re all about making yourself a priority, let’s be honest, some days you just cannot set aside the time for a good...


High Intensity Interval Training 101

- - Fitness

HIIT… is it a typo on your gym’s class schedule? What the heck is it and why is it everywhere these days? Pronounced by saying all four letters, “H, I, I, T”, HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. This is not your typical aerobics class; this method of training...


Hatha Yoga For Beginners

- - Yoga

An Ancient Art Yoga has been practiced for centuries in the East. The famous Yoga teacher BKS Iyengar said, "When I practice, I am a philosopher, when I teach, I am a scientist, when I demonstrate, I am an artist." Many people may resonate with this, but to be honest, you...


9 Sneaky Tips to Help You Run Faster

- - Cardio

Doesn't it feel great to run? With the wind blowing in your face and the road flying beneath your feet, there are few sensations in the world quite as exhilarating as a good run. Unfortunately, most of us spend our time jogging or running slowly, because we're just not in...


Pineapple Raspberry Protein Smoothie

- - Recipes

With the weather starting to warm up, I've been on the lookout for new healthy breakfast options that don’t revolve around eating hot oatmeal every single day. Another big consideration for me when I’m making up my mind about my morning meal is convenience. I don’t want to be slaving...


25 Ingredient Swaps to Make Your Meals Healthier

- - Nutrition

In my opinion, one of the best things about home cooking is that you know exactly what you’re eating. You can decide the protein and fat content and you can decide how healthy your meal is going to be. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can make eating...


Dark Chocolate Cranberry Nut Bark Recipe

- - Recipes

During the day, I personally find it relatively easy to maintain a healthy diet without too much struggle. Breakfast? No problem! Oatmeal or greek yogurt with fruit does the trick. Lunch? A whole wheat sandwich or a soup and salad satisfies me and makes me feel full and energized. And...


8 Simple Tips to Squeeze In More Yoga Time

- - Yoga

Practice makes perfect, as they say. And Yoga practice is no different. It takes lots of time and large amounts of effort to become a super zen, highly flexible yogi (or yogini). Most people who have regular jobs, families, hobbies, and never ending to-do lists may never have thought possible to...


Is a Lack of B Vitamins Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

- - Nutrition

B vitamins are essential for optimal health in all areas of life; both internally and externally. The incredible B’s are a group of eleven vitamins that work together to aid digestion, hormonal production and balance, pancreatic and adrenal function, energy levels, metabolism and organ function across our entire systems. They...


Sweet Potato Chicken Bake Recipe

- - Recipes

It goes without saying that one of the biggest problems Americans face regarding their health is the constant battle against consuming meals that are nutrient-lacking and full of calories, fat, and sodium. We live in a culture where it is the norm to be surrounded by tempting foods in vending...


10 Tips for Eating Healthy When Dining Out

- - Nutrition

Dining out is fun, social and we don’t have to cook or clean. However, if you’re on a diet, trying to lose a few pounds or simply just trying to be healthy, eating out can really send you’re efforts a few steps in reverse. The menu can be full of...


The Amazing Benefits of Breathing

- - Fitness

What is breath? Do you ever stop and marvel at the magical and mysterious occurrence that is breath? We’ve become so used to it as a common every day/every second occurrence that “just happens,” that we don’t ever step back and wonder why, or how, for that matter. Few of...


Killer Core Beginner Workout

- - Workouts

A strong core is the basis of all effective functional movement. A weak core is a fundamental problem that leads to inefficient movement and eventually to injury. The most important aspect of any training program, whether it’s for an athlete or a 60 year old woman - or someone who wants...


Breakfast Before or After Your Workout?

- - Nutrition

The question of eating breakfast before or after your workout is surprisingly common (in fact, you may have even asked it yourself) and like many things in the fitness world, there are at least two sides to the story. I like to workout in the mornings, before work and before the...


Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

- - Recipes

I have suffered from food intolerances for over six years now so yummy food indulgences (such as candy treats and pastries) are unfortunately a rarity for me – if I find ones suitable for me at all. But just a few weeks ago I discovered this incredible recipe, these pancakes...


Strength Training for Runners

- - Strength Training

Spring is upon us (finally!). March 20th marked the first day of spring and many runners will be itching to dust their outdoor shoes and gear off after what was a long, harsh winter throughout the United States. If you kept up your running practice indoors on a treadmill, good...