Tips to avoid HOLIDAY weight gain

• Never go to a party hungry • Limit your alcohol consumption • Get in some extra time at the gym • Stay away from all the treats around the office and at parties • Focus on socializing, NOT food • Stay active • Drink water. Try drinking a glass of water right before...

Are you considered Sedentary?

As defined by wikipedia - Sedentary lifestyle is a medical term used to denote a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity. If you are involved in LESS than 30 minutes of VIGOROUS exercise 3x per week, you are considered sedentary. Do you fall into this...

Why workout?

Sounds like a self explanatory question, but I get it all the time. The benefits of resistance training (lifting weights) and aerobic exercise are endless, check out the list below to see just a few. * Increased strength * Improves attitude and fights depression *...

Ditch the Soda

If you drink soda on a regular basis it might be time to consider other options. If a soda is your choice for hydration, you need to make a change. According to the American Beverage Association, the average American drinks an estimated 54 gallons of soda per year....

Why drink water?

We can survive for two months without food, but only a few days without water, yet most people grossly overeat and are consistently dehydrated. Why does this make any sense? Second only to air, water is the most important element for survival. Why then do we choose to...

How to combat food cravings

# Eat regularly. Eat 5-6 small meals per day in order to keep your metabolism in check and keep your craving under control. # Exercise. Exercise improves your mood, causes the release of endorphins and can help combat cravings. # Relieve Stress. Don't turn to food to...

The Truth About Salads

A salad full of Vegetables can be packed with healthy vitamins and minerals, but depending on what else you throw on top, it can also be loaded with calories. Salads can be healthy, but are easily tainted with things like dressings, croutons, and cheese. Just because...

Top 10 Nutritional Mistakes

1. Not getting enough calories. 2. Not knowing the caloric value of the food you eat. 3. Assuming that salads are "healthy". 4. Not eating enough protein. 5. Drinking your calories. 6. Starving yourself. 7. Skipping breakfast. 8. Eating fast food. 9. Letting cravings...

Is it OK to CHEAT?

Most structured diets or nutritional programs include the infamous "cheat day". The question is whether or not you should really be cheating or how much cheating is too much? There are different ways to incorporate cheating into your diet and as expected there are...