Nobody expects that when you’re 18, you’re going to be diagnosed with a million food allergies and have to start a strict gluten free diet. BUT, that’s what happened to me. And as a bread lover, this was TORTURE. Eventually though, leading this gluten free diet (as well as my other allergies) led me to […]
It’s a well-known fact that protein is needed in order to be healthy. I stated in my most recent blog post that it IS possible to have too much protein in the diet. Because that is not a health tip that is commonly talked about, I thought it was important to expand on it.
When I started my health and fitness journey, I was inadvertently taking in bad information. In my search for how to eat gluten free (and soy free, and dairy free, etc.) I began to find interest in topics like “health tips for women” and “15 minute total body workouts”. I had begun to look at […]
As a personal trainer and a health coach, I’m often asked, “Where do you find motivation for a healthy lifestyle?” And over the last few years I’ve noticed that finding motivation for a healthy lifestyle is one of the biggest struggles people have (myself included sometimes)! Not everyone’s motivation will be the same, but here are seven areas to motivate you to a healthy lifestyle! See which ones might be motivation for you and try them out.
Today’s news means big business where your health is concerned: Walgreens is acquiring Rite Aid for $9.4 billion. Yep, you read that right. So, what does this story in health news mean for you ? Here’s what you can expect from the Walgreens-RiteAid acquisition:
If you are working out at home, you might be at a loss for weight loss exercises. But, it might not be as hard as you think. Weight loss is more than just a specific exercise that’s going to “magically” burn fat. Weight loss is the result of moving at a high enough level, or […]
In terms of health education, corporate wellness is a term to be less accepted than other concepts. It’s easy to see corporate wellness as another cost that needs to added. But, what if I told you a corporate wellness program was an investment? Here are three different areas that investing in corporate wellness can benefit […]
Being healthy is a lifestyle. It’s more than just weight loss, strength, training, and nutritious foods. These are all really important aspects. But the KEY to a healthy lifestyle is your mindset. Your mindset is what will drive you to approach a healthy lifestyle. It will be what keeps you in a healthy lifestyle. It […]
People tell me all the time, “I want to eat healthy, but I have to figure out how to start eating healthy first. And I feel so lost”. Although I am not an “expert” at nutrition, I have spent years figuring out how to start eating healthy. After my vast food allergy diagnosis, I had […]
Growing up, I was a competitive athlete. I had dreams of playing softball at U of A for Coach Candrea, but unfortunately injuries stopped my goals. My dreams were crushed. But now, as a personal trainer, I know a lot more information than I did when I was a competing athlete. So here are the […]