Tag: healthy

Mindful Monday: Setting Healthy Boundaries

Mindful Monday: Setting Healthy Boundaries

If you're a people-pleaser, this one's for you. As a fellow recovering people-pleaser, saying yes to others is practically a lifestyle. At some point though, the saying "yes" to everyone but yourself is exhausting and emotionally draining, but at what point do you take action and begin to actively say "no"? I still struggle with … Continue reading Mindful Monday: Setting Healthy Boundaries

Grain Bowl Basics for when You want Panera but Baby, it’s Cold Outside

Grain Bowl Basics for when You want Panera but Baby, it’s Cold Outside

Yo, grain bowls are the future. Have you tried Panera's new warm grain bowls recently? They're great for when you want to have a lot of variety in a meal but want something hardy and not salad. Fire. Absolute Fire. Minus the fact it's like $10+ a bowl. Not so fire. Turns out the Internet … Continue reading Grain Bowl Basics for when You want Panera but Baby, it’s Cold Outside

My Free Meal Tracker is Here!

My Free Meal Tracker is Here!

Photo by Bich Tran on Pexels.com Hey guys! As you know, I told you that I would have a free meal planner and tracker for you available. It's not anything fancy or designer, but it's functional. This meal planner is based on the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) model but can accommodate any diet … Continue reading My Free Meal Tracker is Here!

Plant-Based Diets: A Balanced Review

Photo by fotografierende on Pexels.com I am a chronically slow eater. To the point where people comment on it regularly and it affects when I go out to eat and when I eat at other people's homes. I had a few choking incidents as a kid and I'm 90% certain I have generalized anxiety disorder, … Continue reading Plant-Based Diets: A Balanced Review

For Grads and Professionals: Your Health and Fitness Benefits Your Career!

If you would like the extended version of this post, head over to Medium and read this for free! One of the questions that is on our lifestyle evaluation at Gold's is "Do you think a regular fitness routine will benefit your job?" Over 75% of the people that I have done consultations with answered … Continue reading For Grads and Professionals: Your Health and Fitness Benefits Your Career!

The Dreaded Calorie Counting Only Takes 15 Minutes

The Dreaded Calorie Counting Only Takes 15 Minutes

Looking for a science-backed method to achieving your fitness and health goals? Three studies have debunked the how successful food tracking is, how long it actually takes, and how to control your cravings (and they don't cost you anything but your discipline and a little extra time.

Accessory Work? Again, Coach?

Accessory Work? Again, Coach?

Ahh accessory work, or, as I like to call it, bitch work. The seemingly useless or downright gross movements that the coach or trainer prescribes in your workout that you scratch your head and think, "Why do I have to do this?" I thought the same thing because the coach never explained its purpose and … Continue reading Accessory Work? Again, Coach?