Fail to plan and plan to fail

Why wait until January 1st to make some new resolutions? Lets do it right now! Fall is right around the corner and with new seasons come new goals. The kids are going back to school and daily routines are back in order. Going into fall no matter what this 0.038% of your day will be pivotal to your success inside and outside of the gym and I am going to need you to commit this small percentage to yourself daily.  Read More

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Blueberry Mint Cauliflower Smoothie Bowl Recipe

What’s better than a post-workout smoothie?  Answer: A post-workout smoothie bowl.  Our bodies process the act of eating as filling us up more than the act of sipping, so smoothie bowls actually seem more filling than a simple smoothie! Plus, you can have fun with toppings. Read More

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling, Without Ruining Your Vacation

Summer travel is in full swing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle while you travel is tough.  Last week I came back from a 10 days trip to Israel. 10 days without my daily buRn routine. 10 days without my clean eating routine. Was I concerned I'll lose the progression I made in the past month? You bet I was.  Want to know how to stay healthy on vacation without turning it into a total buzzkill? I'll keep it short and simple.  Read More

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5 Easy Ways to Meal Prep When You Have Zero Time

Meal prep — it’s something we all know we should do, but very few of us actually do. What’s stopping us? One big block is time. There’s this misconception that meal prep takes five hours of you sweating, toiling, and cooking on a Sunday afternoon…While meal prepping can look like that, it doesn’t have to. Read More

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The Importance of the Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Have you heard of the mind-body-spirit connection?  This connection is about how our thoughts, our physical self, and emotions are all in tune with one another. The thoughts we create in our mind will affect our physical well-being. The way we look after our physical body will determine our emotional (spiritual) well-being. Read More

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Why You Should Make Getting Enough Zzz's a Priority

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 35% of people are sleep deprived. They recommend between 7- 9 hours of sleep per night. Lack of sleep and rest can really affect your fitness journey. A few important factors poor sleep can cause are: - Increased appetite- it triggers your hunger hormones - Daytime fatigue - Less motivation Read More

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Why We Stretch

Firstly, there are numerous benefits involved in taking time to stretch every day. This blog will go over those benefits in depth so you can better understand how important it really is. Let’s begin with the definition itself…. “Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle or tendon is deliberately elongated in order to improve the muscle's felt elasticity.” As a direct result of elongating certain muscle groups on a regular basis the following things start to happen. Read More

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JUNE CLEAN EATS LESSONS LEARNED - GOALS & SUMMER FUN

 Every month our group constantly learns new things about themselves and strategies for achieving their goals and eating healthy.  I’d like to take this time to talk about two topics that came up in our group this past month so you can get a sneak peak at how our accountability group functions in terms of support.   Read More

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Summer Tips

YES! It is finally summer.  The glorious 2 months we eek out in New England.  No Spring… just Winter then 85 degrees, right? So with the summer comes, more skin exposed to the sun (wear your SPF!), more BBQs (grab your veggies with your bacon cheeseburger), and yes, a cold beverage…. Read More

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Portion Police

When I'm not prepared, when I'm having an "off week" I resort to portion size. Read More

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