Month: December 2017

Choose Your Fit

What’s your reason? What does fit mean to you? You wake up one morning, gung-ho on getting to the gym, hiring a trainer and really just making all those back-logged New Years’ resolutions happen. And then you look in the mirror and think, why? Why do I want to lose weight/build muscle/run a marathon/fit into […]

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Banana Nut Oatmeal

Do you remember Great Grains Banana Nut Cereal? It tasted like dessert in a bowl and I grew up absolutely adoring it. In fact, when I visited my best friend out in California during college and found a box on her shelf, I consciously ignored everyone else while I sat at the table and at […]

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20 Minute Total Body Workouts

  There are some days that you either a) don’t have much time to spend at the gym or b) can’t mentally prepare yourself for a lengthy workout. We in the fitness industry call that normal. When you want/have to be in and out of the gym in 30 minutes, you can still get a […]

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Simple Swaps for Slashing Calories

(but not flavor). When it comes to losing pounds, you want to be the tortoise, not the hare. I’ve found that over the years, the healthy habits that stick are the ones that are painless and fit into my lifestyle seamlessly. Cutting out food groups, skipping meals and attempting restrictive diets are neither healthy nor […]

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Flourless Banana Pancakes

A recent survey done by Food Insight discovered that though 93% of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, fewer than half (44%) eat it daily. Growing up, I wasn’t allowed to leave for school before finishing some sort of breakfast and no, Frosted Flakes was not considered breakfast. Luckily […]

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10 Reasons You Should Exercise That Don’t Include Weight Loss

The obvious reason to go to the gym: to get your sweat on and burn major calories. But that’s not the only reason you should go to the gym. Exercise is about far more than how many calories you track on the elliptical (fun fact: calorie counters on exercise equipment is rarely accurate). There are […]

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Choose Your Fit

What’s your fit? What does healthy mean to you? You choose. You wake up one morning, throwing your hair in a messy bun and all gung-ho on getting to the gym. You might even hire a trainer and make all those back logged New Years’ resolutions happen. And then I tell you to ask yourself […]

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