14 Ways to Make Working Out at Home More Effective

14 Ways to Make Working Out at Home More Effective

Working out at home has a lot of advantages compared to visiting a gym. You cut down on driving, you skip the long lines, and you control the playlist. Plus, regardless of the weather, you can remain warm and dry. Maybe the only thing that would make staying home even...

Learn How to Eat Slower Step By Step to Lose Weight

Learn How to Eat Slower Step By Step to Lose Weight

If you've been trying to lose weight, you've probably heard advice about eating more slowly. Reducing the pace can be difficult until you form new habits. These are steps you can take to become a more leisurely diner. Steps to Change Your Thinking Find ways to relax....

Top 5 Protein Myths That Hurt Your Diet

Top 5 Protein Myths That Hurt Your Diet

You know that you need protein to have a healthy diet and body. However, there are some myths about protein that can confuse you and lead you down the wrong path. Not everything you hear about protein is true. Protein is an essential nutrient for your entire body....

How to Finally Make Exercise a Habit

How to Finally Make Exercise a Habit

Everyone knows they need to exercise, but most of us haven't been able to turn exercise into a regular habit. Maybe you want to build some muscle. Or perhaps you'd like to lose some fat. Either way, you want to feel better, be healthier, and be more proud of your...

7 Low-Carb Hacks to Help You Feel Full All Day

7 Low-Carb Hacks to Help You Feel Full All Day

One of the biggest concerns that you may have about the low-carb diet is staying full. Without a large quantity of carbohydrates to fill your meals, you may wonder if you will feel hungry. Try these tips to avoid that low-carb hunger: Ground almond flour. Instead of...

How to Shed the Winter Weight Gain

How to Shed the Winter Weight Gain

If you've indulged over the holiday season or cut down on your activity during the winter months, you may have packed on a few extra pounds. Wouldn't you like to shed that winter weight gain before the warm weather returns? Rather than choosing the latest diet of the...

Slow Cooker Korean Beef

Slow Cooker Korean Beef

Slow Cooker Korean Beef Take your tastebuds to Korea with this melt-in-your-mouth beef. 3 lb. 1.3kg stewing beef, cut into chunks2 tbsp. cornstarch1 tbsp. sesame seeds6 spring onions (thinly sliced)For the Sauce1 cup 240ml beef stock1 ⁄2 cup (120ml tamari soy sauce)1...

The Secret to Distinguishing Between Appetite and Hunger

The Secret to Distinguishing Between Appetite and Hunger

If you think hunger and appetite are the same thing, think again. Being able to distinguish between the two can help you to manage your weight and select healthier foods for you and your family. Hunger is a physical sensation that's triggered when your body needs...

Power Salad

Power Salad

Power Salad A bowl full of energy! 14 oz. 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained1 cup 170g quinoa, rinsed, drained1 broccoli (trimmed, cut into florets)1 cup 155g frozen edamame beans, cooked1 cup 150g cherry tomatoes, halved4 radishes (sliced)1 handful fresh mint leaves...

Discover the Importance of Macronutrients While Dieting

Discover the Importance of Macronutrients While Dieting

Macronutrients are an essential part of a healthy diet. They're the building blocks of the diet and provide energy. Learn about macronutrients, why they enhance your health, and how they can aid your weight loss plans. What Are Macronutrients? Macronutrients, also...

One-Pot Sea Bass and Thai Rice

One-Pot Sea Bass and Thai Rice

One-Pot Sea Bass and Thai Rice Great tasting fish dish with minimal prep. For the paste:1 oz. 30g coriander, leaves picked, stalks reserved1 thumb-sized piece of ginger (peeled)2 cloves garlic (peeled)1 red chillies (deseeded)1 tbsp. sesame oil3 tbsp. tamari soy...

Every Day Healthy Living Tips

Every Day Healthy Living Tips

It may be easy to forget the importance of living a healthy life when we're going through the daily grind. It may be even easier to get caught up in what's convenient instead of what's good for us. However, the benefits you can enjoy with a healthy lifestyle are worth...

Lamb and Chickpea Stuffed Peppers

Lamb and Chickpea Stuffed Peppers

Lamb and Chickpea Stuffed Peppers Delicious and healthy, perfect for lunch or dinner. 4 bell peppers1 tbsp. olive oil1 white onion (finely chopped)2 garlic cloves (crushed)3 tsp. Moroccan spice mix1 tsp. ground paprika1 ⁄2 tsp. dried chili flakes9 oz. 250g lamb mince4...

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Sabotaging Your Diet

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Sabotaging Your Diet

Everyone who starts a diet will feel the need to cheat from time to time. Dieting can be tough, but there are ways to make it easier. We often stack the deck against ourselves and don’t even realize it. Since sticking to a diet can be so challenging, it only makes...

Papaya and Tumeric Smoothie

Papaya and Tumeric Smoothie

Papaya and Tumeric Smoothie Enjoy a delicious smoothie with almost no work! 1 ⁄2 medium papaya (5 oz. /150g peeled, chopped)1 banana1 1 ⁄2 cup (350ml coconut milk, carton)1 ⁄2 tsp. ground turmeric1 ⁄2 lime (juice)2 tbsp. honey1 scoop (25g vanilla protein powder)1 cup...

Switch on Your Natural Fat Burning Machine

Switch on Your Natural Fat Burning Machine

If you want to drop some pounds or hold off the middle-age spread, there are easy ways to help your body burn fat. Simple lifestyle changes can transform your body into a fat burning machine. Speed up your metabolism by adjusting the way you eat, exercise and even...

Asian Broccoli Salad

Asian Broccoli Salad

Asian Broccoli Salad Pairs great with a high protein main. For the dressing:1 ⁄2 cup (75g cashews, soaked)2 tsp. sesame oil2 tsp. soy sauce2 tsp. maple syrup1 ⁄4 cup (60ml water)1 tbsp. lemon juice2 tbsp. olive oilFor the salad:1 head broccoli (separated to florets)2...

Losing Weight for You – Because You’re Worth It!

Losing Weight for You – Because You’re Worth It!

Why would you like to lose weight? Is it because you want to look good for a special day? Perhaps you have a family event or class reunion to attend this year; the reasons could be many. However, rather than losing weight for a single day event, you may have more luck...

Mexican Beef Skillet

Mexican Beef Skillet

Mexican Beef Skillet Hearty and easy. 1 tbsp. olive oil3 cloves garlic (minced)1 small yellow onion (finely diced)1 red bell pepper (diced)1 green bell pepper (diced)1 lb. ground beef, 5% fat1 ⁄2 cup (tomato passata)1 1/3 cup canned black beans (drained)1 cup white...

Make Resistance Band Exercises Work for You

Make Resistance Band Exercises Work for You

Resistance bands provide a convenient way to keep up with your strength training when you're unable to go to the gym. You'll even be able to do some moves that are extremely difficult to do with ordinary free weights or machines. Here's how it works. When you place...

Berry Breakfast Cake

Berry Breakfast Cake

Berry Breakfast Cake What, that? Cake for breakfast! Dry:1.5 cups 190g all-purpose wheat flour1 ⁄2 cup (40g rolled oats)1 ⁄2 tsp. baking powder1 ⁄2 tsp. baking soda1 ⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon1 ⁄8 tsp. salt1 cup 155g mixed berries, frozenWet:1 ⁄2 cup (125g mashed banana...

The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone

The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone

You probably think you’d exercise more if you could find the time. For years, even experts believed that busy schedules were a major obstacle. However, a recent study discovered that the average adult has at least 5 hours of free time each day that they could be...

Southwest Chicken Salad

Southwest Chicken Salad

Southwest Chicken Salad A complete high protein, low fat meal in a bowl! For the salad:1 lb. 450g cooked, shredded chicken breast1 cup 150g sweet corn, canned1 cup 170g black beans, canned, drained, rinsed1 small red onion (diced)1 ⁄4 cup (4g coriander, chopped)1 red...

Thai Basil Beef

Thai Basil Beef

Thai Basil Beef A hearty, low-cal, high protein meal. For the beef:1 lb. 450g flank steak, sliced in thin strips1 tsp. water1 tsp. cornstarch1 tsp. soy sauce1 tbsp. coconut oil1 red bell pepper (sliced)2 green onions (sliced)3 cloves garlic (minced)1 cup 24g Thai...

Safety Guidelines for Exercising When You Have a Cold

Safety Guidelines for Exercising When You Have a Cold

If you've been diligent about sticking to a regular exercise schedule, you may be reluctant to let a few sniffles pull you off track. However, most health experts agree: there are some symptoms that mean it's safe to work out and other that indicate you need to get...

Bacon Wrapped Egg Cups

Bacon Wrapped Egg Cups

Bacon Wrapped Egg Cups Handy breakfast bites. 12 strips smoked bacon12 medium eggs1 tsp. coconut oil Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and lightly grease a muffin tin with coconut oil.Wrap the bacon on the inside of each muffin so that it covers the sides completely...

The Harsh Truth about Winter Weight Gain

The Harsh Truth about Winter Weight Gain

There are many reasons why you tend to gain weight in the winter, but there's only one result. You wind up greeting the spring heavier than you were the year before. Fun fact: the average adult gains over 1 lb between December and February, according to researchers at...

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Energy Balls A quick snack for at home or on the go. 8 pitted Medjool dates (1⁄2 cup)1 cup rolled oats1/2 cup peanut butter (drippy)4 tbsp. honey1 tsp. vanilla extractpinch sea salt Place the oats in a food processor or high-speed blender and blitz until...

How I Avoid Binge Eating

How I Avoid Binge Eating

Warning + disclaimer: This is a bit of a long read and my personal story. Potato chips are my evil-est binge food of all time. I don't care for candy or chocolate but if you put a bowl of potato chips in front of me, I can finish it in one sitting. Who am I kidding? I...

Salmon with Beetroot and Feta Salad

Salmon with Beetroot and Feta Salad

Salmon with Beetroot and Feta Salad A healthy meal in just 20 minutes! 7 oz. cooked beetroot (cubed)1/2 cup feta cheese (cubed)1 lime (juiced)1 tsp. lime zest2 tbsp. olive oil2 salmon fillets (4.5 oz./130g each) Chop the beetroot and feta into small cubes and mix with...

Strawberry and Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry and Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry and Chia Seed Jam 14 oz. strawberries (fresh)2 tbsp. chia seeds1 tbsp. lemon juice2 tbsp. honey or maple syrup Heat fruits in a small pot over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the fruits begin to break down, about 10 minutes.Use a wooden spoon...

Rules for Staying Healthy During Covid-19

Rules for Staying Healthy During Covid-19

You may have heard jokes about the quarantine fifteen. For many adults, spending more time at home is making them gain weight. Almost 50% of women and 25% of men said they’ve put on pounds due to COVID-19 restrictions, according to a WebMD poll. There are several...

Salmon Nicoise Salad

Salmon Nicoise Salad

Salmon Nicoise Salad A fast and healthy meal. 2 salmon fillets (4.5 oz./130g each)10.5 oz. green beans, trimmed2 eggs10 black olives2 tbsp. Greek yogurt1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar Place the salmon skin side down in a colander over a pan of boiling salted water. Cover...

Understanding Binge-Eating and Its Treatments

Understanding Binge-Eating and Its Treatments

Binge-eating involves more than simply overeating. Binge-eating is an eating-related disorder, associated with inappropriate eating habits and challenging emotions. This article outlines what binge-eating is and how it can be successfully treated. Binge-Eating Defined...

Black Bean Omelet

Black Bean Omelet

Black Bean Omelet A quick and tasty breakfast. For the salsa:1 tomato (diced)1⁄2 small onion (diced)1/2 lime (juice only)handful coriander (chopped)For the omelet:1 can 14 oz./400g black beans (drained)1 lime (juiced)1/4 tsp cuminhot sauce (to taste)1 tsp. olive oil8...

Simple Workouts to Do With Your Significant Other

Simple Workouts to Do With Your Significant Other

Working out doesn't have to be a solitary experience. You can exercise with your partner and strengthen your health while building your relationship. Exercise is more fun if you do it with another person Benefits of Working Out Together There are many benefits for...

Moroccan Chicken Tacos

Moroccan Chicken Tacos

Moroccan Chicken Tacos Simple, tasty, and high in protein. For the salsa:1 medium cucumber (chopped)3 tomatoes (chopped)1⁄2 red onion (finely chopped)2 tbsp. parsley (chopped)1 tbsp. olive oil1 lemon (juice only)Spices for chicken rub:1 1⁄2 tsp. cinnamon2 tsp. smoked...

Have You Tried the Eat MORE Diet?

Have You Tried the Eat MORE Diet?

Have you tried a diet before by NOT eating some certain foods or just simply not eating much and feeling starved all the time? Well, I know I have. Here is the thing, possibly a mind-blowing thing: what if I told you that you can eat MORE and lose weight? All the...

Jackfruit Curry

Jackfruit Curry

Jackfruit Curry A taste of Southeast Asia. 1 cup Jasmine rice (uncooked)1 yellow onion (chopped)4 tbsp. red Thai curry paste1 sweet potato (peeled and chopped into bite-size chunks)1 cup chickpeas (drained and rinsed)1 1⁄2 cup coconut milk (canned)1 cup canned...

Goat’s Cheese, Mango, and Honey Toast

Goat’s Cheese, Mango, and Honey Toast

Goat's Cheese, Mango, and Honey Toast Great for an occasional treat. 2 slices whole-grain bread4 slices goat’s cheese1⁄2 mango (sliced)2 tsp. honey1⁄4 tsp. sea salt2 tbsp. basil leaves Toast the bread.Place the sliced cheese and mango on the toast and drizzle with...

Stay Fit by Learning to Avoid Overtraining

Stay Fit by Learning to Avoid Overtraining

The same determination that makes you serious about your fitness goals can wind up working against you by overtraining. Excessive exercise tends to interfere with your physical and mental fitness. It also undermines the previous gains you made while exercising. Learn...

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins A tasty treat that's still healthy! 2 cups almond meal4 tbsp. coconut flour1⁄2 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)1⁄2 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. baking powder1⁄2 tsp. sea salt1 large ripe banana (mashed)1⁄4 cup almond milk (unsweetened)3 eggs1⁄4...

Top 10 Tips for Breaking the Fast Food Habit

Top 10 Tips for Breaking the Fast Food Habit

While fast food outlets keep advertising healthier menu items, a recent study found that most choices have become more fattening over the past 30 years. You’re likely to be consuming extra calories and sodium with each order. Between 1986 and 2016, the average entree...

Eggplant Beef Marinara

Eggplant Beef Marinara

Eggplant Beef Marinara Quick to prepare, this delicious meal packs a big protein punch. 2 eggplants1 tbsp. olive oil (extra virgin)14 oz. extra lean ground beef1 medium yellow onion (chopped)2 garlic (minced)1 cup diced tomatoes2 tbsp. tomato paste1 tsp. dried...

How to Keep Off Excess Weight Going Into Fall

How to Keep Off Excess Weight Going Into Fall

Losing weight is a constant challenge. Many of us face a barrage of media each day that discusses how to lose weight, yet for some reason, we might not be able to. Summer marks the beginning of many peoples’ weight loss journey - and some people will have succeeded....

Grilled Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Pork Chops

Grilled Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Pork Chops

Grilled Herb-Rubbed, Bone-In Pork Chops Note when assembling the ingredients for the herb rub that it is more of a template than a hard-and-fast rule. We aren’t going for dainty precision with this technique, just a uniform infusion of robust herbal flavours. 2 tbsp...

High Protein Chicken Salad

High Protein Chicken Salad

High Protein Chicken Salad 1 lb roasted chicken breast (shredded)1 small onion (chopped)1/2 apple (chopped)2/3 cup red grapes (halved)4 tbsp mayonnaise2 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp garlic powder In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, onion, apple, grapes, mayonnaise,...

Is Your Dog Out of Shape? Get Fit Together!

Is Your Dog Out of Shape? Get Fit Together!

An out of shape dog often has an out of shape owner. While there are ways to exercise your dog while being lazy yourself, it only makes sense to get in shape together. Just like people, dogs that are healthy and fit are happier and live longer. Your dog doesn’t ask...

Protein Carrot Cake

Protein Carrot Cake

Protein Carrot Cake A healthier dessert option. Dry Ingredients2 scoops vanilla protein powder1 cup oat flour2/3 cup corn starch1 tsp baking powderWet Ingredients4 carrots (medium, grated)4 eggs4 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)4 tbsp honey Preheat oven to 320F (160C)...

Keeping Your Diet on Track on a Budget

Keeping Your Diet on Track on a Budget

Tight budgets can take their toll on healthy eating habits. A 2011 survey by Gallup and Healthways found that Americans were eating less fruits and vegetables and the economy was partly to blame. Let's look at which foods can be good bargains and some lifestyle...

Banana Coffee Smoothie

Banana Coffee Smoothie

Banana Coffee Smoothie 1/4 cup rolled oats1 cup unsweetened almond milk1/4 cup espresso1 tbsp cacao powder1 banana1/8 cup walnuts (chopped) Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.Serve immediately.

Mexican Beef Mince

Mexican Beef Mince

Mexican Beef Mince 1 tsp olive oil1 onion (diced)1.1 lb lean beef mince14 oz can black beans (drained)1 cup passata1/2 cup chopped tomatoes (canned)1/2 cup waterSpices1/2 tsp sugar1/2 tsp garlic powder1 tsp oregano2 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp paprika1 tsp ground...

Tomato Risotto

Tomato Risotto

Tomato Risotto It takes a little time but it's worth it! 1 cup cherry tomatoes3 tsp olive oil1 onion (chopped)1 clove garlic (sliced)1/8 tsp cinnamon1/2 cup risotto rice (for example, arborio)1/2 cup dry white wine (optional)1 large basil sprig3 large tomatoes...

Gaining the Willpower to Lose Weight

Gaining the Willpower to Lose Weight

You can lose weight if you set your mind to it! The biggest barrier you face is actually your self-discipline and willpower. You may have fallen into a vicious cycle. The cycle starts with eating a poor diet full of fats, carbs, and processed foods. These are the...

Garlic Mushroom & Chicken Stir-fry

Garlic Mushroom & Chicken Stir-fry

Garlic, Mushroom & Chicken Stir-fry Quick and delicious! 1 tbsp olive oil1 lb. chicken thighs (chopped)2 tsp Italian seasoning1/2 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp paprika2 tbsp butter1 small onion (chopped)4 cloves garlic (minced)1 green bell pepper...

The Power of a Food Journal

The Power of a Food Journal

Imagine a free weight loss tool that doubles your chances of taking off pounds. That's how powerful a food journal can be. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente studied participants in a weight-loss program, and found that those who kept daily food journals lost twice as...

Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream

Carrot Cake Smoothie with Coconut Whipped Cream This healthy and delicious smoothie tastes more like a decadent dessert than a nutritious way to start the day.The natural sweetness of the orange and carrots are balanced by a trio of complementary spices, while a...

How to Distinguish Between Appetite and Hunger

How to Distinguish Between Appetite and Hunger

If you think hunger and appetite are the same thing, think again. Being able to distinguish between the two can help you to manage your weight and select healthier foods for you and your family. Hunger is a physical sensation that's triggered when your body needs...

Salmon Avocado Rice Bowl

Salmon Avocado Rice Bowl

Salmon Avocado Rice Bowl Quick and healthy rice bowl for lunch or dinner ¾ cup jasmine rice2 salmon fillets2 tbsp lime juice1 tbsp honey3 tbsp coriander (chopped)1 avocado (cubed)¼ tsp chili powder Cook rice according to instructions on the packaging.Preheat oven to...

Simple Ways to Cut Back on Sugar in Your Diet

Simple Ways to Cut Back on Sugar in Your Diet

Americans consume about 66 pounds of sugar each year. That's just over a pound every 6 days! It's no wonder that diseases such as obesity and diabetes run rampant. Cutting back on sweets can help protect you from these serious health conditions and may help you lose...

Matcha Overnight Oats

Matcha Overnight Oats

Matcha Overnight Oats A tasty and easy-to-prep breakfast. 1/2 tsp matcha powder2 tbsp. hot water1/2 cup rolled oats1 tbsp. chia seeds1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened)1/2 cup Greek yogurt1 tbsp. honey1 kiwi (peeled, sliced)1 tsp. desiccated coconut (unsweetened) In a...

Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli

Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Broccoli Thisone-skillet recipe is packed with flavourand is easy to prepare.Theclassic pairing of fresh rosemary and lemon is the centerpiece ofthis dish, while the addition of sautéed shallots adds a subtledepth to the flavors....

Prevent Overeating With A Few Simple Adjustments

Prevent Overeating With A Few Simple Adjustments

In this fast-paced world, it's easy to overlook when your eating gets out of control. Like many others, you've likely adjusted to doing everything quickly because it always seems like you're running out of time! But if there's one thing you can't overlook, it's your...

Quick Thai Basil Chicken

Quick Thai Basil Chicken

Quick Thai Basil Chicken A whole meal in a bowl. 1 cup jasmine rice (uncooked)2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)3 tbsp oyster sauce2 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp fish sauce2 tbsp sugar1 red bell pepper (sliced)1 1⁄2 cup green beans1 1⁄2 lb chicken breast (finely chopped)4...

Get More From Your Workout With Mental Preparation

Get More From Your Workout With Mental Preparation

Preparing to work out requires more than lacing up your sneakers and filling your water bottle. There's a mental aspect too. You need to prepare your mind as much as your body. In many ways, it's your attitude more than your muscles that determines whether you'll make...

Hearty Minestrone Soup with Arugula

Hearty Minestrone Soup with Arugula

Hearty Minestrone Soup with Arugula Thissatisfying minestrone soup features a classic combination of freshherbs, vegetables, white beans, and pasta. Although this recipe isdelicious as written, don’t be afraid to experiment a bit with theingredients. This dish is a...

Constantly Improving Your Body and Mind

Constantly Improving Your Body and Mind

Even if you look and feel great, there are always steps you can take, every day, to improve your body and mind. It takes constant work to improve your life, even when you have achieved what you believe is your personal best. So with that said, we all can use some...

Lemon, Coconut & Chia Seed Muffins

Lemon, Coconut & Chia Seed Muffins

Lemon, Coconut & Chia Seed Muffins A quick, healthy snack ½ cup coconut flour2 tbsp chia seeds¼ tsp baking soda2 lemons (zest only)pinch salt¼ tsp vanilla extract2 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp apple cider vinegar½ cup almond milk4 tbsp honey4 eggs¼ cup coconut oil...

Break Free From Emotional Eating

Break Free From Emotional Eating

Experts believe that up to 75% of overeating may be due to reasons other than physical hunger. If you want to improve your relationship with food, learn to identify and control emotional eating. Recognize the Signs Understand how emotional eating works. Emotional...

Sweet Potato & Avo Breakfast Bowl

Sweet Potato & Avo Breakfast Bowl

Sweet Potato & Avo Breakfast Bowl A quick, easy, and healthy start to the day. 1 large sweet potato (cut into cubes)1 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)½ onion (slices)1 yellow pepper (diced)4 eggs (large)4 egg whites1 tsp garlic powder10 cherry tomatoes Preheat the...

A Formula to Speed Up Weight Loss

A Formula to Speed Up Weight Loss

Why does the scale move so slowly when you’re trying to lose weight? If you’ve hit a plateau or you just want the motivation that comes with seeing significant results each week, there are ways to accelerate your weight loss. Shape up faster without wasting money on...

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Great as a side or own its own. 2 15oz cans chickpeas (drained)1 lemon (juice only)2 tbsp. olive oil1 tsp. paprika2 to tomatoes (finely diced)1/2 cucumber (finely diced)1 yellow bell pepper (finely diced)1/2 red onion (finely diced)1/2 cup...

15 Easy Lunch Tips to Help You Lose Weight

15 Easy Lunch Tips to Help You Lose Weight

Your lunchtime habits can make or break your weight loss plans. Fast food burgers and fries often contain more calories than you need for the entire day, but there are many simple options that will satisfy your hunger without putting on extra pounds. Your midday meal...

What is Active Recovery and How Does It Help?

What is Active Recovery and How Does It Help?

If you work out, you’ve probably heard about rest and recovery. You might also be wondering about the difference between the two, and how can you use these concepts to make your workouts more effective. The major difference is the level of activity. Rest days are just...

Put a Damper on Emotional Eating

Put a Damper on Emotional Eating

If you're an emotional eater, you're not alone. Food is the most common means of dealing with negative feelings. While the occasional bowl of ice cream won't cause any harm, many people take it too far. Unhealthy foods can cause a myriad of health issues when consumed...

Get Off the Diet Roller Coaster

Get Off the Diet Roller Coaster

6 Tips for Making Your Weight Loss Last Losing weight isn’t easy, but keeping the weight off for the long haul can be evenmore challenging. Many of us get stuck on that endless roller coaster of yo-yo dieting. We go on a diet, lose some weight, go off our diet, and...

A 5 Minute Guide to Healthy Meal Planning

A 5 Minute Guide to Healthy Meal Planning

When you're rushing through a busy day, your diet may be the last thing on your mind. Maybe you grab a doughnut during a morning meeting, buy lunch from a vending machine, and pick up a bucket of fried chicken for dinner because you're too tired to cook. If you think...

3 Tips to Stay Motivated for Home Workouts

3 Tips to Stay Motivated for Home Workouts

You just finished a long day at work. It's about 6 PM and now you get to sit in traffic for over an hour until you finally get home to put your feet up. Chances are you may not have the time or the motivation to exercise. Most people in today's busy world would find...

Injury and Mindset

Injury and Mindset

Everyone is afraid of getting injured and wants to avoid it, and rightfully so. But in reality, most of us have experienced an injury in the past, whether it was during a training session or in regular life. When does injury happen? Before we dig any deeper, let me...

Be A Good Training Partner to Yourself

Be A Good Training Partner to Yourself

This post is for someone who wants to be healthier and better than yesterday but finds themselves struggling. If either one of the following describes you, this post probably isn't for you. Working out is your absolute top priority.You schedule your life around your...

Journey of Fitness

Journey of Fitness

What are your fitness goals? Some may have specific goals such as “I want to get a pull-up or 400lb deadlift”. Some might answer “want to get toned” or “lose weight”. Whether you want to get the 400lb deadlift or get toned, those are relatively short term goals...