Be The Weirdo

I recently had a conversation with someone about eating to fit in. More specifically being bullied about eating differently than everyone else. This one sparked a little something in me because its incredibly common and I think it’s a big part of why people are unsuccessful when they try to make positive changes in their lives. It happens in our own homes. It happens in the workplace. It happens in school. It happens at parties and events. I think it’s about time it’s talked about as what it really is.

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Chocolate for Breakfast?

Last week I gave you the┬áhard fast rules to change your body quick. One of them was to start your day off with a habit that will help keep you on track all day. This week I want to share with you one of my favorite ways to fuel up after a morning workout and an excellent habit…smoothies for breakfast. Chocolate for breakfast anyone? Let me know what you think

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Cook Beans From Scratch

Beans are one of my favorite foods. They are easy to make, they freeze well, there are diverse varieties, you can make a wide range of foods with them, and they are extremely good for you. Beans are high in protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, folate, thiamin, iron, magnesium, and potassium. Many beans such as black beans are also rich in antioxidant phytonutrients such as anthocyanins. It is hard to imagine a food that delivers more than beans. As amazing as beans are, many people feel intimidated by cooking them. There are a few steps involved, but the overall process is relatively simple. People also have concerns about the time involved. Most of the time required is spent passively waiting for the beans to soak which can be done while you are sleeping or out of the house. Continue on and I will teach you just how easy it is.

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Have Your Fitness Breakthrough

I had someone ask me what I thought were the top secrets to have a breakthrough and achieve their fitness goals once and for all. It’s not really a simple five secrets kind of thing to have a breakthrough, but, I am going to do my best to sum it up into five bullet points. These aren’t really secrets as much as they are reminders or some may call it the simple truth.

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Be Good at Being Bad

It’s that time of year. Everyone wants to turn over a new leaf. Many people are starting new workouts or joining new classes or even starting with a trainer. Media tells us the majority of you are going to fall off the workout and health wagon by the end of the month, if you haven’t already. I want to prove them wrong so I am going to give you one really great tip. Get comfortable with being bad at working out. Crazy, right?

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