Baked Avocado and Egg

Who knew you could bake avocado? It makes a fun little boat for half of a scrambled egg. Enjoy for as a nutritious, on-the-go breakfast or snack. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 1 organic avocado, halved with pit removed 1 egg salt, pepper, and your favorite seasoning – I used Fajita Seasoning Preheat the oven…


NEVER EAT THESE CEREALS

Cereal might be worth avoiding. There are so many other healthy alternatives out there if you are willing to break an old habit that is not helping to get used to something new that is going to benefit you for the rest of your life. About 5 years ago, I stopped eating cereal. I lost…


Top 3 Ways You Feel Better When you Exercise

When we talk about the benefits of exercise, looking better gets the most attention. Burning off unwanted pounds is a great thing, but let’s not overlook a more immediate benefit of exercise. Exercise transforms how you feel—with a quickness. It’s true. While weight loss takes time and extended effort, all it takes is one workout…


5 Flat Tummy Myths and 3 Tight Abs Tricks

It’s Hot Outside! Summer Bathing suits is right around the corner…are you ready? Most people want to slim down before baring it all, so I’m here to warn you of the 5 Flat Tummy Myths that could waste your time: Myth #1: Do extra crunches to flatten your abs. Excessive crunches aren’t the answer for…


3 Ways to GET MORE from your Workout

Use the following three tips to bring your routine up to the next level:  1. Be Unstable: Use your entire body, and target your core, by performing exercises that engage stabilizing muscles. To do this use an exercise ball, a balance board, a balance disk, or you could simply stand on one leg.  2. Add Resistance: The…


Forget Sugar

I don’t believe is swearing on blog posts and other public things so I am saying “forget sugar” instead of the other F-word that may come to mind. I felt oddly off yesterday and had less energy than usual. I was blaming it on the rainy season, or the workout I had Last Friday that…


3 Anti-Fitness Habits

The following 3 habits will result in weight gain faster than you can say ‘anti-fitness habits.’ Break these habits quickly. Drinking Calories. Soda pop, coffee drinks, smoothies and fruit juices are filled with calories. Since liquids won’t give you a ‘full’ feeling, these drinks slide by without notice of how many extra calories you’re getting….


4 Ways to Burn More Fat

There is nothing quite as frustrating as seeing your results fizzle out. This is a common place to end up, usually after a few months on the same exercise routine. In the beginning your body responds to your routine with lost pounds and gained muscle tone, then one day all results screech to a stop….


Motivation

Are you struggling with self motivation? Having a hard time getting yourself to your regularly scheduled workouts? Finding more and more reasons to cheat on your healthy diet? You’re not alone and today I’ve got just the 4 Self-Motivating Mind Tricks that you need to lock onto your goals… A healthy dose of motivation coupled…


Baked Catfish and Mint Cabbage Salad

Catfish is a wonderful source of low fat protein. Lots of recipes call for frying catfish, but baking turns it into a low calorie, high protein meal. The generous seasoning of the catfish lends to a rich flavor that is complimented perfectly by the light minty salad. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… For the…