5 Things Women Need To Know About Fitness

If you are a mother, not yet a mother, a stepmother, will never be a mother, or never want to be a mother there are 5 things I want you to know about fitness today as it applies to women. Why you ask? Let’s just say I had a different kind of inspiration growing up. […]

Cutting Carbs – What to Expect the First Two Weeks

Any time you make a major change in something as basic as what you eat, expect a bumpy ride. If it were easy, everyone would be walking around like a Supermodel, right? If you are counting macros and have made a decision to cut back on carbs there are some things you need to know […]

How to Count Macros

By now you’ve heard the term “macro” when it comes to food and nutrition. Maybe you’re ready to take your diet to the next level but you just aren’t sure what a macro is let alone how to count them or where to start. Have no fear. This is your quick and easy guide on […]

Protein Powder Reviews

I love the convenience and the protein boost that are found in the almighty protein powder. In fact, at the beginning of this year I was using them on the daily. Thanks to a severe and continuous eye twitch (which took months to figure out the culprit via an elimination diet) I now use protein […]

Improve Your Posture While Driving

I’ve been thinking a lot about my posture lately. Yours too…and guess what?  We’ve got problems.  I know this without even looking at you because the majority of us spend our time doing things that put our bodies out of optimal alignment.  We sit. Then we plant our weight on our tailbones instead of our […]

28 Day New Year Diet and Exercise Jump Start Plan

Happy New Year!  Today is the day to start anew for many people when it comes to food and fitness.  Are you one of them?  Do you have a plan or know where to start?  You know you need to start eating better and moving more. But how?  The same old same old? Let’s try […]

6 Tips for a Healthy Post Holiday Body

This time of year brings with it an abundance of socializing adorned with desserts, cocktails and beige food.  For many people the party season also translates to holiday weight gain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These 6 tips and tricks will make proactive party people out of each and every one of […]

5 Tricks to Avoid the Usual Halloween Treats

There is a downpour of candy throughout the month of October in the name of Halloween.  Americans will spend an estimated $2.4 billion on candy this year.  Here is another fun fact:  the average jack-o-lantern bucket fits about 250 pieces of candy equal to 9,000 calories, 200 grams of fat and 3 pounds of sugar.  […]

20 Minute Hill Sprints

My summer to date has been filled with good times, the company of great friends, and killer food and drink.  I am looking forward to more of the same as we enter into the last month of the Season of Fun. For our family, along with all of the recreation, comes some type of summer […]

Urban Container Gardening

My latest experiment around the house is urban container gardening on my balcony. Pictures of gorgeous vertical gardens on Pinterest inspired me late one night although I have set realistically small expectations for myself in the light of day. You see prior to this attempt I have had zero success with edibles unless I count […]