How Many Calories Do You Need?

How Many Calories Do You Need?

How many calories should you consume daily? Are you trying to lose weight, gain weight or just maintain your current weight? Depending on your answer there’s a formula to help you figure out the right number. When trying to lose weight, many wo ...
Tasty (Low-Carb!) Fruitless Smoothies

Tasty (Low-Carb!) Fruitless Smoothies

Cutting back on carbohydrates is a popular diet technique, but it’s not a good idea to eliminate them completely, because your body needs good carbs to function properly throughout the day. If you enjoy smoothies and shakes, replacing fruit wit ...
It’s Lunchbox Makeover Time

It’s Lunchbox Makeover Time

While shopping the other day, I noticed school supplies were already on the store shelves. Wait a minute, didn’t summer just begin? Sadly, it won’t be long before we’ll be packing lunchboxes and backpacks once again. Most parents fe ...
Slather It On! Top Natural Sunscreen Picks

Slather It On! Top Natural Sunscreen Picks

Now that summer is here, you’re probably spending a lot more time outdoors. For me, it took years to learn the importance of wearing sunscreen. I remember being at the beach with friends when I was younger, slathering on tanning oil and spendin ...
6 Tips for Healthy Summer Eating

6 Tips for Healthy Summer Eating

Just because you’re trying to eat healthy doesn’t mean you have to avoid summer barbecues and get-togethers. The best way I’ve found to stick with my clean-eating diet is to plan ahead. Here are some things I find helpful: ...
Sweat Together, Stay Together

Sweat Together, Stay Together

Couples can get so busy with work and family that sometimes it’s hard to find even an hour to do something together that you both enjoy. When our schedules permit, my husband and I always train together. I don’t let the fact that he can l ...
Shake it Up, Baby

Shake it Up, Baby

One of the things I love best about summer is the availability of fresh fruit. It’s a great addition to my protein shakes, making them light and refreshing. For summer shakes, I usually stick with a vanilla-based protein powder (I like Gaspari ...