First, let me clarify something. When I say the word “diet” I am simply referring to how you eat, not a specific diet plan. Though there are plenty of diets out there! And they all tend to go through phases – low fat, Adkins, Paleo, and now Keto. While I do not advocate any specific diet, I do advocate eating in a way that is sustainable for you. Ask yourself – can I do what I’m doing right now for the rest of my life? If the answer is no, it’s a bad sign for things ahead. Here are some … Continue reading How to know if your DIET sucks!
Remember back in the day when doing just cardio was all the rage? As you may be aware, the strength movement has exploded over the past decade. ?️♀️ I always tell my clients that cardio is GREAT for your heart ❤️ but not really for changing your body. Basically, cardio alone will make you a smaller version of the shape you already are. And if changing the shape of your body and shedding fat is something you desire, then weight training is where it’s at! But there are even more incredible benefits to being strong… 1️⃣ It improves your hormonal balance. If you’re struggling with … Continue reading How Being STRONG Makes You Better
When you take full ownership of your life, you realize a lot of things. One of those things is that you are 100% in control of yourself, your time, and what’s possible in your life. ✨ Too often we adopt the belief that we “can’t have it all” or that we “must choose.” ⚫️We must choose a successful career or raising a family. ⚫️We must choose between being a dedicated parent and taking care of ourselves. ⚫️We must choose family time or fitness. The truth is that these are all lies. There is no “either/or” when it comes to an overall … Continue reading What If You Could Have It All?
What’s for breakfast? For a sweet tooth fix try this! Chocolate chia pudding with berry puree (perfect breakfast, snack or dessert) Ingredients: 1/2 cup chia seeds 4 cups almond milk (plain) 3- 4 tbsp Cocoa Powder – more if you like! 1 tbsp Maple Syrup* (optional- can use raw honey as well or for low sugar option use vanilla extract) 2-3 cups frozen berries Directions 1. In a bowl mix together Chia seeds and Almond milk and stir with a whisk or fork. Set aside for 10 minutes so it thickens. 2. In a small sauté pan cook frozen berries … Continue reading YUM! Chocolate Chia Pudding with Berry Puree
In our next episode of The Whole Picture Christine takes us through three key components of maximizing our energy for the things we love! ? WATCH HERE: http://ow.ly/OFl050kLkbI Ready to get started and take back control of your health? Give us a call!