Dining out without pigging out

Most people think that going out to eat will automatically sabotage their diet. Wrong! Even though you don’t know exactly what is going into the meal you can use your healthy reasoning to determine the lesser of the evils on the menu. You can also make alterations to your order, yes that right, and be that person. But so what, if you’re among friends they...

Eating healthy on a budget

Eating on a budget usually leads people to eating unhealthy and unappetizing meals. However, there are many ways to save money without having to sacrifice health or flavor. I believe that every morsel we put in our mouths should be savored and enjoyed. It should also provide nourishment and an adequate amount of energy. Having been a university student living on...

Make your workout count!

Why you may not be getting the results your looking for, even if you are putting in the time at the gym.   What you could be doing wrong when lifting weights: 1. Taking too long of breaks between sets. Time your breaks. Rule of thumb, 30-90 second rest between sets. Depending on how heavy you are lifting will determine if you need more or less time. Every...

Foodies Unite!

If you are a food lover like myself you know that it is pretty easy, and fun to create scrumptious and satiating healthy meals. If you are not a foodie, or a cook, or a believer that healthy can also be devilishly delicious than here are some tips for jazzing up some mundane health foods. Also, for this week’s blog I am asking you to share with us your...

No more excuses!

Have your past few new years resolutions been to lose weight, eat healthy or start exercising? Did this years resolution already fall into the same dark depths as all the others? Well if that’s the case, make a list right now of what keeps you from achieving your goal each and every year, and then write a rebuttal! Here is a mock list of the most common...

Where to start

When most people begin exercising they don’t really know where to begin. Many people aren’t sure about how to lift weights and are intimidated by the lifting section of the gym. Even when it comes to cardio exercise most gym users don’t know how to workout in order to achieve maximum results. Here are some tips for those of you who are new to exercise and...