Staying motivated during the summer can be incredibly difficult. The kids are home from school. There are a million dishes in the sink that need to get finished before bed. There’s always someone (a child or spouse) derailing you from your never-ending task list that just seems so out of reach. Oh, and you still have your job to add on to this. So, how do you tackle the mountain of work without burning out? The answer is so [...]
This one is for the dudes – the men in our lives. June is all about the men that we love and care about; it’s also Men Health Month. Celebrate what makes you amazingly you. Since 1994, sponsored by a congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the United States with health fairs, screenings, and other health education/outreach activities. Why Men’s Health Month? Despite the amazing medical advances, men still have a 7-year average shorter lifespan than [...]
If high intensity workouts are not your thing, don’t worry because you can get back to nature and one with yourself by doing a ten-minute yoga routine outdoors. Yoga has been proven to help relieve stress, regular hormone levels, and it definitely is not an “easy” workout. Yoga can be incredibly challenging as you have to focus on your body in order for the moves to be effective. You can find some great resources online or at a local [...]
Oh wait, I was supposed to get to that item on my to-do list. Did I forget to text her again? When was the last time I watered my plants? Oh look, Jennifer Lopez is with a new man, I wonder what kind of dress she’s wearing. And then someone in the background yells, “Bingo!” and you remember exactly where you’ve been the whole time. Sounds familiar?
It is important that families make time to exercise together so that it becomes part of their routine. Family fitness does not have to be very time-consuming or complex; it can be fun and creative.
If you’re anything like me, and statistics prove you are so don’t hide/lie, by May your promise (ahem resolution) is long forgotten and you’re hanging out in the comfort of spandex and knee deep in tacos. Before you throw in the towel and say better luck in 2018, there’s still hope.
Throughout my years of being a nutritional coach, I’ve had a few times that I’ve truly been stumped with regards to how to handle a certain client. It’s always a certain group or the newest Diet craze they want to follow; the Paleo Diet, Ketogenic Diet, Atkins, vegetarian, vegan, etc. You name it, I’ve heard of it.