When you decide you want to shed a few pounds, what is typically the first thing you do? Lower your calories. Eat less. Maybe you move more, too. But, what if I told you the secret might be the complete opposite of what you think you need to do? A recent study showed that despiteContinue reading “How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight”
Think about the times of the year when you are the most healthy. When do you tend to eat a healthy and balanced diet versus one comprised of fast food on the run or too many calories? For me the answer is easy. Summertime! With the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables and the extraContinue reading “How to Eat Healthy When You’re Busy”
Anxiety and stress are common feelings while we are all homebound during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some tips to help you make the best of the situation and stay healthy and happy.
The leg and glute muscles are the largest muscles in our body and are critically important to our overall movement and strength. There are so many muscles making up the lower body complex that it can be challenging to hit them all. A new leg/glute program by Shawna Moran (@trainforlife_fitness) aims to grow your legsContinue reading “How do you grow your legs and glutes?”
As week one draws to a close – or the weekday part of it anyway – I thought I’d share some initial observations about how this “Busy Babe Sugar Cleanse” is going.
It happens to the best of us. You’re going along fine, making it to your regular workout, eating pretty well and sleeping. Then suddenly you have an off day. Maybe you don’t drink or eat enough or something keeps you up all night. You might wonder if it’s worth trying to work out when you know you’re not 100%.
These tips will help working parents stay focused in the face of busy, stressed days.
Now that I’ve achieved my NASM-CPT my blog is taking on a new tone — fitness and nutrition, with a wine twist every once in a while.
It’s back-to-school season. The kids start next week and I have already finished one week of teaching at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. For me, this time of year is a reset, much like the New Year is for most. It’s a way to get back into a routine and try to recommit or commit to something new. This year, my new commitment involves trying for the 98th time to be better about my diet.
Those of you who know me know that I love to lift weights. I’ve been faithfully going to the gym four days a week for nearly two years now. Back on the fitness wagon after having children and life derail me temporarily, I love to jump out of bed in the morning at 5:10 a.m.Continue reading “Spring Cleaning for Wellness”