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While avoiding negative people while you are on a diet may be impossible, how you react is your choice. Here are some tips and strategies to hopefully make your next encounter easier!
Having a well-stocked kitchen and pantry is a powerful tool that can save you time, money, stress, and keep your weight in check! With these essentials, some planning, and creativity, you’re bound to whip up a great meal that will help you slim down without missing out on flavor or nutrition.
These “failures” are all normal parts of your weight loss (or maintenance) journey and, more importantly, these failures are temporary. You will always have the opportunity to get back on track. If it’s been a while, come and see us for a weigh-in. We’re here for you and we’re happy to help.
There’s so much information about nutrition out there that it’s hard to know what to listen to! We hear conflicting information each day, from news sources, friends and family, and your personal trainer. What do we listen to? Who is right?
Water consumption can improve your health in many ways and aid in weight loss. Consider trading the sugary beverage for a cold glass of water in the future!
Are you ready to commit to yourself and to your goals, keep promises to yourself, make lasting changes, and improve your life? If your answer is yes, start by taking the next 4 steps. If your answer is no…take the next steps anyways! You have everything to win, nothing to lose, and you will never be more ready than you are right now. So, let’s get started…
The best thing you can do for yourself if you find yourself falling into a pattern of black and white thinking is reminding yourself that one small misstep does not define your whole day, or even your whole meal. A mistake is just that: one mistake.
Goal setting is an effective way to accomplish your goals and see results! It allows you to hold yourself accountable and feel motivated along the way. I hope everyone can get closer to accomplishing their goals by starting with SMART goals!
Our whole lives we've been taught that weight maintenance comes from managing calories in and calories out. Just eat less and exercise more. Deny yourself anything that tastes good, and spend 2 hours each day at the gym. Sure, this sounds simple. But don't you think there could be a better way? Don't you deserve to find a better way?
Contrary to popular belief, putting yourself and your health first is actually the least selfish thing you can do. Save yourself today, save the world tomorrow!
Tips and tricks to staying healthy throughout the holidays!
Words and thoughts have a major impact on our ability to succeed, and utilizing positive self-talk can be crucial to that success.
You are much more than a number! Visceral fat and body fat are more important than your weight, which depends on many factors and fluctuates daily!
Your body gets very different energy from fat metabolism than energy from carbs. Sugar metabolism generates less energy and can result in insulin resistance.
Sugar cravings are not your fault, they are because of your hormones. If you address your diet the right way, you can stop your hungers and cravings for good!
Stress can be very harmful to your health and weight loss. Proper stress management tools and techniques can help decrease visceral fat and improve wellbeing.
The Low-Fat Trend: How The Sugar Industry Was Behind The Blame
Weight loss helped with my anxiety and depression, gave me confidence, and ultimately changed my life and my lookout on life.