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Healthy Holiday Tricks

Healthy Holiday Tricks

The average calorie intake on Thanksgiving is 5,000 Calories! When I read this it blew my mind but I can see how this is easily done with all the all the appetizers, main dishes, desserts and drinks.  So How can we enjoy the Holidays without derailing our health and...

How To Move Past a Weight Loss Plateau

How To Move Past a Weight Loss Plateau

We all know that to lose weight there must be a calorie deficit. This means we must expend more energy than we take in. When we first start our journey to weight loss, we may work with a certified nutrition coach who can help guide us to the right path that works for...

Be Stronger Than Your Excuses

Be Stronger Than Your Excuses

We hear all the excuses on why it is hard to be healthy. When you hear them or say them to yourself turn the excuse around for a reason to be healthy! 1. I don't have time! I get it ,we are all very busy. With Beachbody on Demand we save time as we do not have to...

How Do I Get Rid of My Flabby Arms?

One of the biggest myths is that you can lose fat in an area of the body by strength training or exercising that specific body part. The truth is that you can't lose fat from a specific area. We cannot dictate where our bodies will decide to oxidize fat, nor can we...

How Do I Get a Flat Stomach?

How Do I Get a Flat Stomach?

The abdominals are just like any other muscle group - for the abdominals to become visibly defined, they must grow larger and the fat that lies over them must decrease. What makes the visible definition of the abdominals so difficult to see is that they are situated...

Tips for Getting Fit and Healthy

There are so many articles out there on how to get fit, how to lose weight quickly, that no wonder we all start and stop our journey! The fad diets are just that- -FAD diets – low carb, high carb, low fat, high fat, take this pill, drink this shake. It all gets so...

Nutrition Timing – Post Workout

Nutrition Timing – Post Workout

What exactly is Post workout nutrition or the Anabolic window ( AKA “ the window of opportunity”) Post workout nutrition has generally three purposes: 1. Replenish glycogen or energy stores 2. Decrease protein breakdown (increase muscle size and/or muscle quality) 3....

Nutrition Timing – Pre-Workout Meal

Nutrition Timing – Pre-Workout Meal

For hardcore athletes, time may be of the essence when it comes to nutrients. But for the average person looking to lose a little weight or become healthier, the rule of thumb is to focus on what to eat rather than when. Focus on a balanced diet of lean proteins,...