Snack Ideas Beyond The Protein Bar

- - Nutrition

With endless brands and flavors of protein bars lining store shelves it’s easy to forget about real, fresh foods. Gone are the days of zip lock bags filled with baby carrots and mini boxes of raisins. Grabbing a protein bar or meal replacement bar throughout the day to curb hunger...

Your Monday to Friday Workout

- - Workouts

The other day I was at the gym and I realized since I´ve had kids I haven´t gone to the gym during the weekend. Not because I don´t want to, but because I want to teach my kids (3 & 4) to enjoy exercise and so, on the weekends, we...

5 Steps To Create Delicious Fruit Smoothies

- - Nutrition

Smoothies are a great go-to snack or meal. They are so easy to prepare, and the options are endless. I like to prepare a smoothie every morning and to make it even easier I prepare all my fruit ahead of time and freeze the combinations in Ziploc bags. This...

Counting Calories VS Counting Macros

- - Weight Loss

The go-to system for dieting has long been calorie counting. However, the practice of counting macros, which has been used by bodybuilders for years, has gained recently popularity among the general public. So what’s the difference? Which one is better? It depends on the person and their lifestyle. The following...

Supplement Essentials: A Quick Guide

- - Nutrition

With so many different types of foods on the market today we don’t get enough of the nutrients our bodies need purely through what we eat. Most people do not eat a balanced diet or carbs, proteins, greens and fats so their bodies are lacking in essential nutrients to maintain...

4 Day Fat Burning Exercise Plan

- - Workouts

Do you want to lose weight however you’re just not sure how? Well a good exercise plan incorporates all types of training styles from weights to cardio to plyometrics. By using all different styles of training techniques you will never plateau, but continuously lose weight. I’m going to give you...

Dust Off Those Underloved Cardio Machines & Lose Fat Faster!

- - Cardio

The Stairmaster. The bike. The rower. They are the three dusty gym machines that lose out to the treadmill, elliptical and cardio exercise classes. Why? What happened from the glory days of the 80s when everyone wanted to stairclimb? What changed from the 1970s stationary bike phase? And who has...

Cramps and Cardio: A Girls Worst Nightmare

- - Fitness

As if finding the motivation to hit the gym for an intense cardio workout wasn’t bad enough, add some fatigue, cramps, and headaches to the mix once a month, and it’s a whole new battle. Some women have no added menstrual symptoms during their cycle and are able to continue...

Dieting: The Temporary Fix

- - Diets

Diets are temporary, a quick fix to weight loss, not a long term solution. The only way to lose weight and keep it off is to change your daily habits for good. Anything and everything you can conjure up in your mind is out there in the form of...

Bikini Season Workouts x2 – Burn Fat Faster!

- - Fitness

Spring is in the air and with that comes the looming bikini season! How can you get ready for the summer full of swimsuits, pool parties, tank tops and shorts? You need to tighten, tone and feel fit fast! It’s time to get serious about your nutrition and your training....

The Acai Craze!

- - Nutrition

The acai berry craze swept the United States back in 2009. A little purple berry from Brazil was dubbed a “superfood” by Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Oz, and the rest is history. People began purchasing so much acai product that Brazilians were becoming deprived of their local beloved fruit...

How to Read a Nutrition Label

- - Nutrition

Knowing how to read a nutrition label is a life skill, especially when you are trying to lose weight. I walk around the supermarket like it’s a library. I read everything I’m thinking of buying and I am always looking out for new products to investigate. It is also useful...