How to eat healthy while still enjoying graduation party season

 With the end of the year and warmer weather comes celebration. And celebration often means delicious, decadent food and lots of it. Whether it be at a graduation party, family reunion or backyard barbecue with friends, there always seems to be a scrumptious spread calling your name. And let’s not forget the dessert table. Overindulging … Continue reading How to eat healthy while still enjoying graduation party season

Motivation Monday: 8 Common Side Effects of Weight Loss Nobody Talks About

When we begin a weight-loss journey, we often have a vision of what our body and life will be like when we reach our goal weight. But the reality is typically different.

Motivation Monday: 5 Tips to Lift You Up When Working Out Feels Pointless

Have you ever felt like you’ve been working so hard to achieve your health and weight-loss goals but, no matter what, the people you want to notice just aren’t recognizing your slayage? You are not alone.

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?

How To Get Motivated To Workout:

5 Ways To Jump Start Your Fitness Motivation Over 40% of women say that the reason they aren’t as fit and healthy as they would like is because of a lack of motivation. Another 40% say it’s because of laziness. So, how do you beat both laziness and a lack of motivation? You keep on reading, that’s … Continue reading How To Get Motivated To Workout:

9 ways to survive the holidays when you’re alone

 (fotostorm) The holidays can be a bittersweet time of year. On the one hand, you've got twinkle lights, hot chocolate, and holiday cheer galore. On the other, you're surrounded by not-so-subtle reminders of what's missing in your life—particularly, if you're separated, divorced, or widowed. And even if you're content with being single the rest of the year, … Continue reading 9 ways to survive the holidays when you’re alone

The 2 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit For Life No matter the season.

Courtesy of Goh Rhy Yan/Unsplash By Kevin Loria If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise. It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades — younger. And any exercise … Continue reading The 2 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit For Life No matter the season.

Tips To Stay On Track During Thanksgiving

A time to be with loved ones, eat family favorite dishes and express our gratitude. I am talking about Thanksgiving. Along with all the wonderful things this holiday brings, it unfortunately can come with stress, unwanted pounds and feeling run down and sluggish. Add travel on top of that for some more added challenges, right? … Continue reading Tips To Stay On Track During Thanksgiving

How to Enjoy Being Alone on Thanksgiving

So, you are going to be alone and perhaps even in a strange city on Thanksgiving, and the very idea is getting you down. Cheer up and welcome to the club. Lots of us Americans don't gather around a groaning board on the last Thursday in November surrounded by family and friends. Some people are alone by choice and some by circumstance, and whatever your situation, you can choose to get maudlin about the whole thing or have an enjoyable or maybe even a super fabulous day.

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