6 Very Healthy Foods You Should be Eating Regularly

Most trendy diets share a list of off-limit foods, which can range from beans and dairy to whole grains and sugar. However, there are some foods considered so nutritious they make practically any approved list. Thinking in those terms can be more helpful for reaching health goals. “Thinking about what you can’t have feels restrictive. But shifting your perspective to what you can add in is a healthier mindset,” says Jill Keene, … Continue reading 6 Very Healthy Foods You Should be Eating Regularly

5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

Few things are more frustrating than seeing little progress after starting a workout routine—and sticking to it—no matter how many gym sessions you log or sweaty laundry loads you do. It’s so frustrating, in fact, that it might even tempt you to quit. But before you start slacking, know the simple mistakes that could be sabotaging your results—and that you can fix them! Below are … Continue reading 5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

WARNING: One Bowl of Rice is Equivalent to Two Cans of Soda

D If you’re diabetic, have prediabetes, or are simply worried about your sugar intake, you may be overlooking a certain mainstay in your cupboards. White rice is a food typically considered a staple in most diets; this is certainly true of American culture, but even more true among Asian demographics. With this in mind, it may come as a surprise that white rice in large … Continue reading WARNING: One Bowl of Rice is Equivalent to Two Cans of Soda

Better Body By Bk On the Job Workout Tip:

Still standing! Sure, standing around isn’t exactly traditional exercise, but research shows it’s got more than a leg up on sitting. After all, long periods of sitting are linked to increased risk for diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, whereas standing significantly increases your daily caloric expenditure Stand whenever you can, and consider roping in other coworkers to have standing meetings too! Small changes goes along … Continue reading Better Body By Bk On the Job Workout Tip:

8 Food That Are Surprisingly Good For Weight Loss

Click the link below to listen to my Podcast, Fat and Figuring It Out: Losing weight doesn’t always have to be about deprivation and denial. In fact, it shouldn’t be. Successful, sustainable weight loss is far more attainable when you focus on the quality of food rather than the quantity. Eat wholesome, nutritious, (and even calorie-filled) foods and you’ll be far more satisfied and content on less. … Continue reading 8 Food That Are Surprisingly Good For Weight Loss

Wisdom Wednesday: What Makes a Person Successful at Achieving Their Goals?

What makes someone successful? In 2006, Carol S. Dweck, PhD,  published 30 years of her research answering the question: What makes someone suc­cessful? She theorized people contain two mindsets: the fixed mindset and the growth mindset. Choosing one over the other alters the success you find in life. In the book “Growth Mindset for Athletes, Coaches and Trainers,” these two mindsets are discussed: FIXED MINDSET … Continue reading Wisdom Wednesday: What Makes a Person Successful at Achieving Their Goals?

Find the Workout that Matches Your Personality

There may be no “best” workout for getting fit, but there definitely are right and wrong options for everyone. With so many gyms and boutique fitness studios opening around the country, how do you know what workout fits your lifestyle best? Continue reading Find the Workout that Matches Your Personality

12 Fun Facts About Exercising

Are you in need of work out motivation? Well you’re in luck because here are 12 fun facts about exercising that are sure to inspire you. 1. Music improves workout performance             Listening to music while exercising can improve work out performance by 15%. 2. Exercising improves brain performance               Cardiovascular exercise helps create … Continue reading 12 Fun Facts About Exercising