One of the most important things to do, when it comes to making a change in your health, or even maintaining your current health, is to figure out what truly motivates you. There are two main types of motivation-intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. Simply put, an intrinsically motivated person foc…Continue Reading.
Stress is a part of life. Everyone experiences it from time-to-time. According to the American Psychological Association, 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, and nearly half reported that their stress has increased in the past year. The eff…Continue Reading.
“Don’t start a diet that has an expiration date…focus on a LIFESTYLE that will last forever.” Every day is a new day to make a healthy choice. What is one thing you can this month to put yourself on a path to a healthier life? Continue Reading.
One of the most common questions people have before going to the gym is, “What should I do?” While this is a very loaded and complicated question, there is a general structure you can follow with all your workouts. The workout will typically consist of 3 to 4 sections that should always inclu…Continue Reading.
I am a firm believer that everybody should be doing some form of strength training. That is going to look different for everyone, and there is a lot of ways to go about getting stronger. Traditionally in any gym, you are going to be using free weights or machines. Both are great tools for develop…Continue Reading.
Ahhh, close your eyes, take a deep breath, and feel the crisp fresh air of fall. With fall’s arrival comes a lot of warm, fond memories for many families – attending a fall festival, watching football, redecorating the house, picking apples at a local orchard, or taking a hayride out to the…Continue Reading.
Tips for the holiday season – the month of November & December is full of family, food and fun and there are usually lots of parties to attend. Some tips to avoid over-indulging during the holiday season include offering to bring a healthy dish to a get together, avoiding excess alcoh…Continue Reading.
Save time and enjoy a nice home cooked meal! If you have a Crockpot or Instant Pot, these are great appliances that can help cut back on time spent in the kitchen. Stay on track nutritionally by planning ahead and putting your meal in the Crock Pot before heading to work or having the ingredi…Continue Reading.