Can you snack your way to a healthier body?

 How many times have you struggled to start your workout because you only have a few minutes and it just doesn’t seem to be worth the effort if you can’t get in a full workout? A study was recently published showing that 12 minutes of interval training 30 minutes before breakfast, lunch, and dinner was […]

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7 Tips for Flat, Toned Abs

 We all think about our abs a bit more when the weather’s warm and the sun is shining. Let’s turn those thoughts into action and make a few small changes that will have a big impact on our abs, and our health in general. Exercise. You knew I would put this one at the top, […]

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Tips for a Successful Mother’s Day

 If you’re a mom, chances are you’re incredibly busy and rarely set aside time just for you. If you’re not a mom, take a few minutes on Mother’s Day to thank your own mom and any other moms you might know. I know my own mother definitely needs to take some time to relax and […]

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How to Talk to Teen Girls about Their Weight

 This is often a sensitive topic for mothers and their daughters. I’ve spoken with many teenage girls who were upset by having their mom bring up their weight. I’ve spoken with even more moms who were frustrated with their inability to talk with their daughters without the conversation ending with shouts or tears. Moms obviously […]

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Something You Probably Haven’t Done Since Recess That You Should Be Doing More Often

 If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t hopped on one leg since recess in elementary school. That needs to change! Doing anything on one leg instead of two improves your balance and helps prevent one side of your body from becoming stronger than the other side. Balance is important for decreasing your risk of […]

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