Magnesium: The Lost Performance Booster

Discover why magnesium is a key mineral to boost your performance, and benefit your overall health. For how little the mineral magnesium is discussed, you might think it’s not that important to your health. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth, especially when it comes to athletic performance. Once you start to understand the […]

Tell Me More: Coconut Oil

Tell Me More: Coconut Oil What’s all the hype about coconut oil? Why are people all of a sudden cooking with coconut oil? Isn’t it high in saturated fat? Doesn’t saturated fat cause heart disease? These are all great questions! I’m hoping to answer all of these questions while shining some light on the benefits […]

How To Enjoy The Holidays Without Blowing It

The holidays mean extra items on the dinner table, which can lead to overeating and consuming too many or unwanted calories. However, this doesn’t mean you have to throw in the towel when it comes to staying on track with your goals! Below are our top 11 tips to enjoy the holidays without blowing it! […]

Importance of Rest and Recovery

Healthy living is a daily challenge to balance eating right, exercising, working, family, personal time, and fun. The hustle and bustle of daily life can make it very difficult to do things right and fit everything, and everyone into it. At some point your mind and body just need a chance to rest and recover. […]

Exercise is Medicine: Diabetes Management and Physical Activity

Although everyone can benefit from physical activity, individuals with diabetes can significantly improve their overall health by exercising regularly. Studies have shown that exercise can actually reduce the impact of diabetes on the body and prevent diabetes-related disease and death. Because diabetes is such a prevalent and impactful disease, it is important for people diagnosed […]

Do I Really Need A Post-Workout Snack?

So you want to know if you really need a post-workout snack? My answer is exactly the same as it is to if you were asking about a pre-workout snack… YES! (If you want to read more on pre-workout snacks, click here) The reason is simple: recovery. But what exactly does recovery mean and what […]

Alcohol Guide During The Holiday Season

What are the best and the worst alcoholic drinks when watching our weight? First the obvious: Alcohol is not a weight-loss aid. The more alcohol you drink, the more weight loss may slow down, as the body burns the alcohol before anything else. With that said, there is a huge difference between different kinds of […]