8 Reasons Why October May Be the Best Time for a New Fitness Plan

Making a resolution to get in shape, lose extra weight, or just become healthier is a good decision—no matter when you do it. But while many people make these type of resolutions January, that’s not really the best time for a new fitness goal. In reality, there’s no science that shows it helps you succeed by starting a new fitness … Read More

6 Surprisingly Good Carb Substitutes & Recipes You’ll Love!

More and more people are trying to eliminate unhealthy carbohydrates from their diet, and the food industry has responded. Many great alternatives to breads, rice, and pastas are available today. Instead of giving up shrimp scampi, you can replace the noodles in it and still enjoy! And we’re including a delicious recipe for exactly that at the end of this … Read More

Are you a vegetarian or vegan? How to get the protein you need!

While experts can argue about the harm or benefit of fats and carbs, caffeine and wine, wild fish vs. farmed fish, or the pros and cons of GMOs, one thing is clear: everyone agrees that protein is important and beneficial. Unfortunately, many people following a vegetarian or vegan diet don’t get the daily protein they need. But with just a … Read More

10 Easy Ways to Fit Exercise into Vacation Time

Summer often means vacation trips, and there are a lot of great benefits to getting away from it all. It’s a chance to get refreshed and recharged. But don’t let a trip derail your fitness goals! You’ve heard of use it or lose it? Well, your body starts experiencing changes in as little as one week of inactivity. But no … Read More

Are You Using the Best Protein Powder for Your Fitness Goals?

When working on improving fitness, there are a lot of good reasons to add protein powders to your diet. But it’s important to choose the right type of protein in order to match your specific goals! Are you wanting to build muscle, gain weight, lose weight, stick to a vegan diet, or do you have specific health concerns? One type … Read More

What’s Good for Both Your Health and Love Life?

Another Valentine’s Day is in the books. Did you get a box of candy? A beautiful floral arrangement? Those are nice gifts but after they’re gone, we have a suggestion for something else to consider for your loved one during this month of cupids and hearts. Something for couples that’s healthy, long-lasting, and has many benefits… Time after time, studies … Read More

Why aren’t you living life in your ideal body?

You want to be fit. You know how much you should weigh. You know your ideal size. You can even picture how great those skinny jeans will look. So why aren’t you living life in your ideal body? There are many complex reasons that make weight loss a challenge, reasons that go deeper than simply calories-in versus calories-out. I’m talking … Read More

Here’s how to Avoid Holiday Pounds

For most of us, the holidays are a time of mixed emotions. You’re excited and anxious to spend time with family, and you’re dreading the extra weight that you know you’re bound to gain. Are these holiday pounds inevitable? Lean in close to catch these seven secret ways to help you fend off extra weight through the holidays. And once … Read More

Your Guide to Eating Out Healthy

A woman sits at a restaurant studying the menu with furrowed brow. She has begun an exercise routine and knows that her frequent meals out could slow her weight loss results if she wasn’t careful. When the waiter comes she is still deep in thought over what to order. “What can I get for you?” he asks with a smile. … Read More