Posts Categorized: Health

Snow Day Workout Challenge

I don’t think I’ve ever seen this much snow before. Every couple of hours I go out to shovel our walkways and around the cars but by the time I’m done it’s completely snow covered again. I guess I’m staying in today and by the looks of it tomorrow too. If one of your New… Read more »

Protein Pumpkin Waffles

Fall is finally here and the stores are filling up with pumpkin flavored everything. For those of you who don’t know pumpkin is my all time favorite flavor. But to keep myself from being tempted to buy all those overly priced, artificially flavored pumpkin things I find ways to make my own healthy versions. This… Read more »

Deciphering Food Marketing Claims

Every where you turn companies are claiming their products are all natural, low fat, organic, and locally grown. But what does it all mean, really? Here’s your quick guide to deciphering those food marketing claims. Fat Free – Contains less that .5g of fat per serving Low Fat – 3g or less of total fat… Read more »

What To Look For When Reading Food Labels

I’m sure by now everyone knows to check the nutrition facts on the food you’re buying at the grocery store but what is it you should be looking for? I know it’s confusing, but I’m here to help. Here are my top 5 things to look for when reading those nutrition facts. 1) Serving Size… Read more »

Don’t Let Bad Weather Derail Your Fitness Plans

It looks like we’ve got a pretty serious snow storm on the way. I was hoping we were over all this winter weather. But don’t use the bad weather as an excuse to not work out today. Shoveling snow can really burn some calories! Calculate how many calories you’ll burn from shoveling snow. Before you… Read more »