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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7 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out When It’s Insanely Hot Outside

It’s summertime, baby! That means longer days, cool drinks, lots of time spent poolside/beachside/lakeside... and crazy hot weather.   When the temperatures are rising, it can be difficult to find the motivation to work out. Here are my tips for getting a good workout in: 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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A Gut-friendly Cocktail You’ll Want to Sip All Summer Long

Summertime calls for icy cold drinks, sipped while lounging on sunny patios or open rooftops. Unfortunately, many cocktails contain sugar-laden syrups and artificial flavorings that not only give you a headache or the dreaded hangover, but also set you back on your health goals. 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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Cool Down With A Spritzer

Hot summer days call for long days in the pool, cookouts and refreshing drinks. They go hand in hand.  But, so often we don't choose water to quench our thirst. Instead, we choose beverages like sodas, juice and other highly sugared, empty calorie drinks. There are so many ways to quench your thirst for something cool that will actually leave you feeling refreshed and renewed.  Read More

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