Intermittent Fasting: What You Need to Know

The question at hand is whether or not Intermittent Fasting is a good approach to weight loss? This is a dietary approach that restricts food and sweetened beverages, typically for 2 to 7 days at a time to provide a metabolic cleanse, of sorts, and to promote weight loss. There have been animal studies and preliminary human studies that this methodology may be useful. If so, then we have one more method to help us reduce our risk factors of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: What You Need to Know

From 6-Week Challenge to a Lasting Lifestyle

Individuals in The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge have had a great time this year banding together and taking on a lot of new information from experts throughout the Elite Sports Clubs. They have walked from one end of the clubs to the other, looking for new and exciting classes to take part in and new ways to create a lasting lifestyle.

Some participants were totally new to these types of experiences. And others had had some experience with fitness and diet before. So, they were able to pick up one class after another with precision. All in all, it has been fun for me to be a part of this challenge. After all, most practitioners look forward to watching the growth and progress of their clientele, knowing how much it is going to benefit them, one step at a time. Continue reading From 6-Week Challenge to a Lasting Lifestyle

Post Valentine’s Day Sweets Recovery

So you just ate a whole box of chocolates or sleeve of red velvet Oreos with your Valentine’s Day sweetie…now what?

I’m a sweets kinda gal. Just love em! And it can be a problem, particularly at specific times of the year…like when my kids were smaller and they brought home a huge plastic pumpkin filled with Halloween candy, or during the holidays when everyone starts sending you boxes of chocolates and parties abound. Ohhhh, the caramel filled chocolates…but I digress. Continue reading Post Valentine’s Day Sweets Recovery

8 Tips for Making Positive Change in Your Life

Whether you make New Year’s resolutions or not, most of us are consistently trying to foster positive change in our lives. We all have some sort of goal and want to be successful at something. I recently shared these 8 tips when I was invited to speak on a panel at an event. These are just a few things I’ve learned over the years as I’ve tried to make changes and work towards goals in my own life. Continue reading 8 Tips for Making Positive Change in Your Life

7-Day Meal Plan & Menu

I’ve already had so many wonderful conversations with members of The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. I have been very pleased that so many members truly want to eat better and incorporate healthy nutrition into their lives. Nevertheless, many still struggle to plan ahead for their meals. Keep reading for some member questions regarding this exact issue. Plus, get an easy 7-day menu to get you started. Continue reading 7-Day Meal Plan & Menu