November 2012

++ How to Recover from a Few Days of Eating Awful:

+ Sweat it out: that’s right. Don’t make excuses- it’s more effective to force yourself out of bed & sweat it all out, as opposed to lounging around. Keep Reading

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If you have tried losing weight on your own unsuccessfully, you might want to consider some of the best medical weight loss treatments. Weight and obesity are issues that many people try to cope with every single day for years, even a lifetime. By treating this like a medical issue, you can be successful. Keep Reading

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Losing weight is never easy; it requires an entire change in lifestyle. While this may seem like an overwhelming task, it can be broken down into smaller choices throughout the day. One of the most common ways people try to lose weight is by counting calories. Keep Reading

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The Full-Body Treadmill Workout

by Rachelle on November 29, 2012

More than just a clothes rack, treadmills are the top selling piece of fitness equipment in the U.S.  But many people find workouts on the treadmill to be tedious and only seem work the lower body.  To help fight boredom you need to change the incline during your workout and mix up your speed instead of trudging along at a steady pace.  The major change in these workouts versus a typical treadmill workout is getting off the treadmill every few minutes to do exercises on the floor.  So, if you have a treadmill at home just collecting dust, check out these boredom busting, full-body treadmill workouts! Keep Reading

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With the holidays here do you find your family busier than ever?  If you are rushing around all day the last thing you want to do is come home and spend a lot of time preparing dinner.  A slow cooker, or crock pot, can be a busy family’s best friend!  You start it in the morning and come home to the wonderful smell of a home cooked meal!  Here are some time saving tips and easy recipes your whole family will love! Keep Reading

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The holidays are upon us and it is so easy to push exercise to the backburner for the next few weeks.  This year try to stick to your plan to exercise throughout the holidays so you won’t have the usual New Year’s resolutions of “getting in shape,” “losing weight,” and “exercising.” You will have a better chance of sticking to your plan if you only have to commit yourself to 15 minutes of exercise. Keep Reading

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The kids will be home from school for a few more days this week and that means planning more meals at home.  Try some classic kid favorites using healthier ingredients that you can prepare at home.  Learn how to make chicken strips your kids will love so much they won’t miss the nuggets and pair it with baked French fries.  Plus, you won’t want to miss this easy and delicious three ingredient recipe that will quickly become a family favorite! Keep Reading

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Health management does not need to be difficult. There are some easy steps you can take to begin losing weight, and increase your general health. Keep Reading

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My odd food obsession? Meyer lemons. Ask anyone who knows me well- lemon complements everything I eat [ or drink ]. I use it on homemade pizza, quinoa pasta, hummus, all different kinds of berries, vegetables, pumpkin bread, &/or soup. Not only is one of the most versatile, low-calorie fruits, the acidic fruit turns alkaline after it is metabolizes in the body. This hummus & stuffed jalapeño olive appetizer is an easy side dish that is entirely Thanksgiving-appropiate & contains all-natural ingredients. Keep Reading

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At Home Circuit Workout

by Mel on November 15, 2012

Now that the cold weather is setting in you may not feel like taking that outdoor walk or jog.  While you may temporarily slow your activity during the winter months you should not give up on exercise completely.  Before you use the excuse that it is too cold to exercise, try these at home circuit workouts.  You do not need any expensive equipment and you will get a great cardio workout that will have you sweating, even when it’s cold outside! Keep Reading

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