Smart Snacks

[adinserter block=”1″]- Short on time and looking for something to keep you satisfied through the day? Thanks to In Search of Yummyness, we have a recipe for you that’s perfect as a meal or snack. Ingredients: -1 cup almond milk -1/4 cup rolled oats -1/4 tsp vanilla extract -1 tsp maple syrup -1/2 cup blueberries …

Mountain Climbers vs Squat Jacks

Which move is your favorite- the squat jack or mountain climbers? Both moves are high intensity but Women’s Health Magazine researched which move revs up your metabolism quicker. According to personal trainers, squat jacks are the winner. This move helps open your hips and burns your legs, glutes, and core more.

Tips to Shop Smart at the Grocery Store

Focusing on healthy eating while making a trip to the grocery store can be a difficult one. (We’re talking about you, chip and ice cream aisles!) With these four tips, your trip to the store can result in buying good food. 1. Shop with a plan (and a full stomach)  Make a list of all …

Benefits of Nuts

You already know nuts are a good source of protein and are loaded with nutrients.  However, did you know about these surprising benefits? Can help with preserving brain and mental function Promote vision and eye health Helps regulate weight loss and metabolism Can promote heart and health circulation Helps to strengthen bones and teeth Read …

Health News from Facebook?

It’s hard to believe everything you read when it comes to health and nutrition, and Facebook is no exception! According to the annual What’s Trending in Nutrition survey of registered dietitian  70% believe that Facebook is the number 1 source of nutrition misinformation. Here are some of the biggest pieces of information spread on social …

Interesting Ways to Eat Cauliflower

Cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable, did you know it can be a substitute for mashed potatoes and rice? Want to give it a try? Here’s a recipe for rice cauliflower. Instructions Preheat your oven to 425° Cut the whole head of cauliflower in half Cut out the core and break up the larger florets …

Are You Using a kettlebell Correctly?

The kettlebell is a great piece of equipment to use for strength training. According to Women’s Health Magazine, there are 5 common mistakes when it comes to using a kettlebell. Are you using it properly? Holding the kettlebell wrong: Stand tall, keep your elbow close to your body, and don’t let your wrist drop back. …

On-the-Go Snack Option

Short on time and looking for something to keep you satisfied through the day?  Thanks to In Search of Yummyness, we have a recipe for you that’s perfect as a meal or snack. Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp maple syrup 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tsp …

Essential Gear for Running a 5k

Is a 5K run on your bucket list? If so, what tools do you use to train? The Huffington Post provides a great list of essential running gear to help you prep! 1. Compression socks- Designed to provide a comfortable, eve compression and even help prevent or treat knee injuries 2. Wicking socks- Designed to …

8 Date Ideas

Try something different with your significant other on Valentine’s Day!  Health Magazine has a great list of healthy date ideas that do not involve dinner! Let us know what you think of the list. 1. Do an exhausting workout 2. Take a sushi-making class 3. Go for massages 4. Take a trip to a farmer’s …