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Effects Of Social Eating Pressure and How To Stay Strong

Effects Of Social Eating Pressure and How To Stay Strong

There’s been a recall on cookies; they’re making people’s pants shrink. I’m joking about the recall on cookies, but increased consumption is leading people to feel like their pants have shrunk. Why? We’re being pressured into eating too many, both directly and indirectly.  Have you ever thought of how societal pressure has effected your eating?...

Increase Results with Interval Training

Increase Results with Interval Training

Intensify your workouts and maximize results with interval training. What is it? Interval training consists of performing cycles of intense exercise with cycles of light-moderate intensity recovery periods. This is typically done with cardiovascular exercise such as walking, running, swimming, and bicycling or can be performed on cardiovascular machines – bike, treadmill, elliptical, or rowing...

It’s No Joke – Why Laughter Really Is Your Best Medicine

It’s No Joke – Why Laughter Really Is Your Best Medicine

Life needs laughter.  Sometimes life gets overwhelming for us, and the stress and sorrow we have to deal with can wear on our bodies and minds.  We also can get so caught up with work that we don’t take time to enjoy life or to just simply relax enough to laugh. When is the last...

How You Can Stay On Track When Stress Comes Knocking?

How You Can Stay On Track When Stress Comes Knocking?

When life hands you a lemon, do you make lemonade? Unfortunately, what people tend to do when life gets stressful, is to eat more and exercise less. When life hands us lemons, we’re adding some vodka to that lemonade, or making pies and cookies with it instead. In other words, when times get stressful, it...

Reach Your Goals With Commitment

Reach Your Goals With Commitment

It’s that time of year, when it dawns on us that spring is less than a month away. It’s a time when most of us find ourselves wishing that we stuck to all the New Year’s resolutions we set out to do. To those that have achieved their goals, kudos! For those that haven’t, let’s...

Quiche

Quiche

 You can’t go wrong with this delicious recipe. Make weekly and heat up for a quick, easy meal when life gets busy. Ingredients: 12 eggs (10 egg whites + 2 whole eggs) 1 cup Simply Potatoes shredded hash browns (seasoned) 1 Zucchini 1 Yellow Squash ¼ cup low fat mozzarella cheese or fat-free feta cheese...

Beat the Blahs

Beat the Blahs

Need help beating the winter blues? It seems people either love it or they hate it. One will either embrace the season, or hate it, feel miserable, and stuck inside with nothing to do. While visiting one winter weekend before I moved here, we had a blizzard.  I thought to myself, what am I thinking...

Workout for One Hour or Be Dead for 24

Workout for One Hour or Be Dead for 24

What fits your busy schedule better, exercising one hour a day or being dead twenty four hours a day? The quote from a Randy Glasbergen’s cartoon tells it like it is when it comes to the importance of exercise. The benefits of exercise stretch far beyond the need for doing it for weight control reasons...

Are You Trapped In a Diet Cycle?

Are You Trapped In a Diet Cycle?

How many times have you been on a diet? I would imagine some of us can’t even count the number of times they’ve been on one. For some, it constantly seems like they’re on one, trying anything that they heard works for quick weight loss. So, why is this the case? One reason that most...

Chili

Chili

A yummy high protein, high fiber meal. Freeze extra portions to always have back up meals on hand.   Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey (93% or leaner) 2 cans tomato sauce 1 can diced tomatoes – chili ready or w/green chiles 1 can black beans 1 can kidney beans zucchini squash chipotle seasoning (or...