In Week 1, you were armed with the know-how to get started. Hopefully, now you have taken action and started exercising regularly (three or more days per week) and eating healthy new foods. (Remember that list of pantry essentials?) It’s normal if you find these lifestyle changes a bit challenging, especially in the first week. But as the saying goes, “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” If your patience is wearing thin, I offer these tips to help keep you on course — and building that body of your dreams!
With all the sports nutrition supplements out there, how do you know which ones are right for you? Start by taking a good look at your fitness goals, says fitness expert Jennifer Nicole Lee. Find out which BSN formulas she recommends to help you power through the most intense workouts in this quick, informative video.
What you eat is important—but how often and how much matter, too. To keep your metabolism revved up, fitness expert Jennifer Nicole Lee recommends ditching traditional “big” breakfasts, lunches and dinners and instead aiming for smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day.
You might think twice about sneaking that slice of cake if you know you’ll have to confess your splurge in writing later! Besides showcasing slip-ups, a food journal can be a helpful tool for learning more about your eating patterns—and for identifying weak spots that may be holding you back from diet success.
Watch this motivational video featuring fitness expert and international figure model Jennifer Nicole Lee for more reasons why you should start keeping track of what you eat.
Don’t let dessert-free days and tedious treadmill workouts get you down. Being healthy doesn’t have to be boring! In this exclusive Vitacost Tip of the Day video, fitness model and motivational speaker Jennifer Nicole Lee shares the secret to making healthy habits fun.
If mac and cheese, chicken nuggets and pizza end up on your dinner table more often than you’d like, a “side” of multi-vitamins might be in order! Whether your kids are picky eaters, junk-food junkies or mini health nuts, a good multi can help cover any nutrient gaps in their diets, while also steering them toward healthier life habits.
Hear what international fitness model, author and mother of two Jennifer Nicole Lee has to say about getting the whole family to take vitamins in this quick, informative video.
Give your blender a break! Protein powder makes nutritious shakes, but it’s also an easy way to up the protein content of pancakes, yogurt and many more of your favorite foods. Watch Jennifer Nicole Lee’s latest Vitacost Tip of the Day video to learn just how far a simple scoop can go.
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