Health and Nutrition

Like Sands thru the hourglass… so are the days of our lives! If you remember this line… then you need to strength train! Over time, our muscles lose mass and function. When you get over 40 that speeds up even more and if you’re lucky enough to reach 75… you...

No. Muscle and fat are two different types of tissues. Muscle can never become fat or vice versa. The components the body uses in order to make fat or muscle are not the same, so while it can appear that one might be transforming into the other, it is not physically...

We’ve all heard, at one point or another, that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While most parents make sure their kids start their day with a full stomach, many adults tend to make it all the way to lunchtime on a few cups of coffee. Research has...

Sleep is underrated. Without enough sleep, we can't function properly. Our immune system is lowered, our thinking is clouded and we become irritable and discontent (just ask any new mom). If you are one of the people affected by insomnia or sleep deprivation, how bad are you willing to try...

Feeling burnt out at work? At home? In life? This happens to many of us and there are simple ways to tell if it's happening to you! They are feeling tired all the time, not finding joy in things you used to enjoy, feeling irritable and snappy, reduced ability to concentrate,...

There is nothing nicer than coming home from bootcamp to a fresh batch of breakfast bars and a hot cup of coffee! This is a delicious, quick & easy breakfast that can be varied, using different fruit, different types of milk and even different grains! Kind of like Excuses. They can be varied too. Here are the top...

We often get asked this question during class so here are some wonderful ideas to help you make healthy decisions. If you are doing the 6am class, have 1/2 a banana before class if you need to. Chances are you will be getting up at 5:30 so eating too much within that...

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. Symptoms specific to...

Rain is here and so are blue moods!  Here are 5 ways to combat that dreading non-energetic feeling! If you have been waking up feeling a little less vibrant than your usual self, you’re not alone. A combination of this cold-gloomy weather, dark days, work-stress, slowly disappearing motivation and just...

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