Working out like a maniac, yet not losing weight? Science shows us that diet, not exercise is the key to losing weight more quickly and efficiently. If you are the type of person who bribes yourself over food and workouts: “I will eat this (insert junk food) and then run on the treadmill for an hour and it will be like nothing happened,” you may want to switch up your strategy. Numerous studies have shown that physical activity does not have a significant effect on weight. Fo
Self-care is paramount to living well. As a Certified Health Coach, I talk daily to people who want to know how to live healthy lifestyles. One of the biggest patterns I’ve noticed in the hundreds of people I’ve coached is that most people who feel unwell have been neglecting self-care. Spending a little time each day to care for ourselves makes us better at everything we do — from our career, to parenthood, to our relationships, to our daily happiness, and our daily motivati
One of the most common questions I get from clients is, “How much water should I drink each day?”
The answer on how to stay hydrated with water is typically drinking approximately 50 percent of your body weight in ounces of water daily. So if you weigh 160 pounds, you typically want to try to get in 80 ounces of water a day. Some feel best off a gallon a day!
Water is vital for your health and for hydration, and there are many reasons you should drink enough water. But th
Binging means different things to different people. It can mean over eating nuts and protein powders even when not hungry, polishing off that plate of cookies, or craving a glass of wine or two when stressed, overworked and overtired. Often times we want to distract ourselves from stress by trying to comfort ourselves even though we know we will feel worse after a binge. This also ends up making us feel like binging or deviating from eating healthy is the biggest failure in t