Face it, SweatShedders, we all have those days where we hit the snooze button so may times that we have to run out the door at the last minute. Save yourself some time and some calories wasted on fast food (or worse, the vending machine at the office!) with these simple quick healthy breakfast recipe ideas. Maybe you’ll even spare yourself enough time to comb your hair. 5 quick healthy breakfast

Simple, Accessible, and Affordable Fitness and Nutrition “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain! The Great Oz has spoken!” The pomp, the smoke, the mystery….as with the great OZ, so it is today with training and nutrition. It seems that the internet would take the mystery away, but that just hasn’t been the case. Between ‘bro-science’ bodybuilders and the ‘we promise ladies’ on Pinterest, there is more confusion than ever about

So, I mentioned last week in my post about being on auto-pilot that I was taking stock of my diet, and things were really not looking so good. I made some changes, and since last Monday I’ve juiced and eaten mostly raw, organic foods. I did have some cooked chicken and a seared steak for dinner a couple of nights, but other than that…eating in the RAW for me. I

We’ve all done it. You get in your car and drive to work, only to get there and realize you remember nothing of the trip. You’ve made the same drive so many times that you could do it in your sleep. We call it “zoning out,” or running on “auto-pilot.” How much of our lives do we spend zoned out? How many hours, days, weeks a year do we spend in

Who wouldn’t love the luxury of always having a home-cooked meal, well, for every meal? In the end though even the best of us succumb to the drive-through from time to time. Just because that happens doesn’t mean it has to sabotage your whole day. Now while I can’t be there to give you the will power to side step ordering fries while the smell wafts into your car, I

Found this incredible article by Janet Starr Hull There are over 92 different health side effects associated with aspartame consumption. It seems surreal, but true. How can one chemical create such chaos? Aspartame dissolves into solution and can therefore travel throughout the body and deposit within any tissue. The body digests aspartame unlike saccharin, which does not break down within humans. The multitude of aspartame side effects are indicative to

Selenium plays a critical role in thyroid hormone metabolism (your body’s furnace for burning calories–yippee!!) and provides protection from oxidative damage (it’s that lovely sore feeling you get after a really tough workout) and infection. These are VITAL when it comes to getting the most out of a work out and helping your body to heal afterwards. Now for the nitty gritty: Where can you get more selenium in your

Do you know there’s a formula for a fat belly? (SS + Ft) X St= Fat Belly. Starch and sugar (SS) combined with fat (Ft) represent the worst combination for fat gain. Here’s why: Starches and sugar raise insulin levels and fat is relatively neutral. While fat supplies calories by itself it has little to no impact on insulin production… But when fat is added to sugar and starch (think

Found this great guide to cooking the perfect steak….BRILLIANT  

I had an old coach tell me that if i got thirsty, it was to late. in other words i was always better off staying a head of my hydration needs. Water is your body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60 percent of your body weight. Every system in your body depends on water. For example, water flushes toxins out of vital organs, carries nutrients to your cells