As the days shorten and the weather darkens, our moods tend to slump as well. Discovering what triggers those negative feelings can make you aware of underlying issues and finally get you out of that funk. Many factors such as fatigue, stress, hunger (low blood sugar makes almost everyone cranky), or sadness may be the […]
Sitting around at breakfast with some of my college friends, Denise asked me if I juice. I said no but that I drink a lot of smoothies. Sure, smoothies can be a nutritional nightmare and the calories from various ingredients can easily enlarge your bottom line or your belly. For example, did you know that a […]
My colleague Beth walked in the office last week and I immediately noticed a new toy on her arm…an activity tracker. Wireless bracelets, watches or clip on activity trackers are high tech pedometers on steroids.
Did you know that if you eat before strength training, you’ll burn more calories? Consuming calories pre workout gives you an energy boost so you don’t poop out as quickly allowing you to workout stronger and longer. Here’s your easy plan: Eat a couple of hours before your workout. If the snack is smaller, one hour ahead […]