5 Ways to Improve Your Flexibility

5 Ways to Improve Your Flexibility

Flexibility is more than just showing off tricky yoga poses on Instagram or proving to your kids that you could do the splits in high school. It affects many hidden aspects of daily life, from decreased pain to improved strength. Whether you’ve been stretching for years or you’re brand new to this part of your fitness journey, flexibility is key to reaching your...
Macronutrients and Homemade Fat Bombs

Macronutrients and Homemade Fat Bombs

Americans are overfed and undernourished, with 2/3 of our population overweight or obese. Many people feel hungry all the time because their body isn’t getting the nutrition it needs through the Standard American Diet (SAD). It is craving nutrients. Diets don’t work because we continue to eat food with minimal nutrition. It’s not about calories...
Ferment or Pickle, What’s It Going To Be?

Ferment or Pickle, What’s It Going To Be?

All fermented foods are pickles, but not all pickled foods are ferments. What? This can be confusing because both are referred to as pickles. The term pickle refers to any fruit or vegetable that is preserved in an acidic medium; a salt brine for fermenting or an acid for pickling. Fermenting is simply a form of pickling, so they both really are pickles. I love...
Body Weight or Body Measurement; Which is Best?

Body Weight or Body Measurement; Which is Best?

When adopting a healthier lifestyle in hopes of losing weight, in the form of body fat, the 2 most popular ways to track progress are; 1. Body weight 2. Body measurements They both have their place in monitoring progress, however, in my opinion, one method is hands down the best option. Here are my take and recommendation. Body Weight Measuring body weight on a...
Are You Sure You’re Hungry? Understanding the Signals

Are You Sure You’re Hungry? Understanding the Signals

Many times, poor nutrition, hormones, lack of sleep, thirst or chronic stress are masquerading as hunger. Learn to read the signals before reaching for something to eat. 1. Poor Nutrition: A person can overeat, yet still feel hungry all the time. If your food choices lack nutrients, your body will crave food to satisfy this deficiency. If you aren’t getting enough...
Achieve Healthy Longevity: 7 Tips

Achieve Healthy Longevity: 7 Tips

Healthy Longevity doesn’t mean living to a ripe old age only to spend it unable to care for yourself, being a burden to your family, living in a nursing home or lonely. It means living to that ripe old age as healthy and productive as possible so you can spend time with your grandkids, golf, travel or continue with your adventurous life. “I don’t want to get old and...