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Exercise: An All-Natural Treatment For Depression

I have been working in higher education for over 12 years.  The number of students I've worked with who suffer from some form of depression is alarming and the statistics in Americans who suffer from depression are on the rise. Although exercise is not the end all be all method of treatment for depression, I… Continue reading Exercise: An All-Natural Treatment For Depression

Weight Loss & Nutrition

How To Start Your Fitness Journey

"Where do I begin?" This is one of the most common first questions for starting any new journey. So, you want to start your fitness journey! Great, but where do you start? I've been there! You don't know what you don't know right?! Everyone has to start somewhere however, I think it's important to gain… Continue reading How To Start Your Fitness Journey

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Weight Loss Misconceptions

Let's face it, losing weight can be difficult.  It takes a lot of time, energy, patience and dedication to stick to creating healthy habits.  There are so many weight loss misconceptions it can get tough to figure out what to actually believe and stay motivated. Here are a few misconceptions that I think are important

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2020 New Year’s Resolutions

Millions of people every year make New Year's resolutions, hoping to create change in life.  Once the glitter from the new year wears off people struggle to make their plans into action.  Did you know that less than half of the people who set New Year's Resolutions are actually successful?!  Let's change our typical hefty… Continue reading 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

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10 Tips for Working out in the Morning

10 Tips for working out in the morning With the new year quickly approaching one of your new year's resolutions might be to start working out.  Not so fast, working out at 5pm in January will seem almost near impossible with all the new resolution goers.  Instead, try working out in the morning.  Here are… Continue reading 10 Tips for Working out in the Morning

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Gobble, Don’t Wobble

Did you know that the average amount of food consumed per person on Thanksgiving is 4500 calories?!? That's around 175% of an ordinary day. Whoa! Let's take a look at calories in what you're going to be eating on Thanksgiving to see how that's even possible. Drinks Calories 1 mixed drink 250 1 glass wine… Continue reading Gobble, Don’t Wobble

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Un-FUELish Ways To Stay Energize

We are all busy! Let's be honest, getting 8 or more hours of sleep can sometimes be impossible. Mid-afternoon hits and BOOM!  I need toothpicks to keep my eyelids open.  When low energy drags us down what do you do?  We often look for sugar, caffeine, or even the occasional energy drink to help us… Continue reading Un-FUELish Ways To Stay Energize