Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

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  Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up […]

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters

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    Why Your Waist Circumference Matters….More Than What You Weigh     You want to ditch your scale?  You may have a unique relationship with your “weight”. You try to not have it define you.  What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at waist circumference and what it can […]

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

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You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow.  Which leads you to ask some of the following questions. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down?  What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all […]

SLEEP Through the Night

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Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you!   The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and […]

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

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  Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals   Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat […]

What is metabolism?

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  What is Metabolism?   This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.   You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean?   Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you […]

What I Learned in 2017

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      2018 is officially here! This means its time to reflect on the previous year and set some goals for the next. There are many ups and downs in which we have opportunities to learn and grow. This has always been one of my favorite posts to do because so much can happen in […]

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Your Recovery Guide for 17.5

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The 2017 CrossFit Open is in the books! It was a grueling 5 weeks that tested everything you had both physically and mentally….let’s throw in a third – emotionally.  For many it was your first Open and others you got to put your fitness to the test with a repeat in 17.4 from last year. […]