Movement Matters

As trainers, one of the most important topics we discuss with clients is how they spend their remaining 23 hours of the day outside of our session. No matter how motivated and hard-working a person

5 Strategies for Managing the Effects of Stress

There is a saying by experts that you cannot manage time, but you can manage your behaviors. The same can be said of stress. While we may not be able to determine when, where, or

Tips For Planning And Prepping Food

March is National Nutrition Month, and it is a great time to focus on your nutrition goals. One of the easiest ways to do this? Start experimenting with meal planning and prepping! If you stock

Slow And Steady: Getting Started With Mindful Eating

You probably already know that what you eat matters. Making nutritional changes to eat a complete and balanced diet is great for both weight loss and overall fitness. But did you know that how you

Macro Tracking While Traveling

Whether it’s for business or fun, tracking macros away from home can be a challenge. Many of our clients travel frequently and our goal is to equip them with tips, tricks and tools so that

Grocery Shopping Strategies

Trying to eat better and lose weight? A great place to start is your local grocery store.  What you buy and how you shop are the first steps to healthy eating habits at home.  Here

Creating YOUR Healthy Kitchen

When most of us start on a new diet program or make nutritional changes, we often rely on our willpower.  Unfortunately, willpower is a finite resource which means that it will eventually run out.  Instead,

Macro Tracking Tips and Tricks

Just started tracking macros?  Feeling overwhelmed?  Here are a few macro tracking tips and tricks. Creating Meals, Recipes & Food in MFP One of the features I use the most in My Fitness Pal is

Does Eating Fat Make You Fat?

“Eat good fats”, “avoid bad fats”, “eating fat makes you fat”. No wonder there is so much confusion when it comes to fat in the diet. There was a time when non-fat foods were all

Carbohydrates: The Enemy or Energy?

With the popularity of diets like Atkins and Paleo, carbohydrates have been labeled a “bad” food that can cause obesity. In reality, eating too much of any food can lead to weight gain.  Carbohydrates are actually critical