One of the best ways to keep your diet exciting without getting off track is to have fun with veggies. High in fiber and low in calories, vegetables are the ultimate clean-eating companions. Now, I’m not one of those people who can snack happily on raw veggies. Boring. Rather, I love my veggies steamed, grilled, sautéed or, especially, roasted.
While I like balancing on one arm and one leg as much as the next gal, all that fancy stuff isn’t necessary to challenge yourself. With a few subtle shifts, you can intensify your plank without worrying you’ll take someone out if you tumble down from one of those beautiful, but rather complicated, positions.
We’ve all been there. After having strung together weeks and weeks of healthy, clean eating and consistent exercise, you experience something that causes you to go off track. Maybe it was a vacation, a special event, a major life stressor, a celebration after attaining a goal or perhaps just a weekend of weakness?
I find Brussels sprouts irresistible. Resembling miniature heads of lettuce, I just can’t help take these adorable veggies home with me every fall. However, my love for Brussels sprouts is not just about outward appearances; this precious veggie is a nutritional powerhouse that’s perfect for the girls.
This 115-calorie guilt-free indulgence packs lots of fall flavor without loads of fat and sugar. It makes a great on-the-go snack and pairs perfectly with coffee after dinner or at breakfast.
I’ve put together a list of strategies to help you slay those sugar-craving monsters that sneak up and threaten your perfectly healthy day. Give them a try.
How many times have you heard or read something about the importance of mindset for fitness (and life) success? Probably enough times to not even bother processing it. You think, “Yeah, yeah…whatever. Easier said than done. Let me get back to counting calories.”
If you’re anything like me, you can easily get in a rut with your ab training and find yourself just performing a few sets of crunches and leg raises to “check abs off the list.” But, when the work doesn’t result in an ounce of soreness or at least provide a good burn, it’s time to switch something up. My latest discovery for ab training is the TRX...
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
If you’re like me, you want to squeeze in a good workout before you run out to enjoy the Independence Day Weekend barbecue, picnic, beach day, etc. Since I believe in maximizing time with friends and family, I’ve designed a quick and efficient total body workout that will have you dripping in sweat in about an hour.