You’ve probably heard it more than once: drinking more water will help you lose more weight. But does water really help weight loss? The short answer is yes. So today, I want to answer some of the most common questions I hear in regards to this liquid gold. 1. Can water help burn fat? It is not a magic bullet, no. However, staying fully hydrated (which is actually hard) while eating a healthy diet, exercising and getting enough rest will help you lose weight and keep it off, but simply drinking more
Alright, I know you are probably thinking, "Why the heck is she writing about hair?" "Isn't this a health, fitness and nutrition blog?" Why yes, yes it is! Post Murph a lot of you guys saw me sporting my locks sans hair tie. Long story short, you guys see me at least 5 or 6 days out of the week and this head of hair is wrapped up in some kind of pony tail or bun concoction. Truth is, the minute I step outside these doors, or am off for the
Guys, Believe it or not, I have been struggling these past few weeks. My workout routine has been rocked a little bit, I decided to change up my meal plan, summer events and holidays are going on and the list could go on forever. This has made me really down on myself, second guessing things, contemplating if the things I do are right for me. But, I recently decided that everything
Do you ever catch yourself, or others around you, being overly critical, judgmental, or full of fear? Having negative thoughts are normal but too many of them can be detrimental to your health & well being. Negative thoughts breed self-doubt, dissatisfaction and clutter your mind. If you are constantly the "glass is half empty kind of person"
Hey gang! We have officially wrapped our first Squad Goals meeting. I hope you all had a wonderful time getting together outside of class on a weeknight! I want to expand on the new squad goals meetings by diving in to how important it is to be a part of this group to keep you accountable to the goals you have set individually and as a group. You’ve set your goals…now what? What do you plan to do differently to ensure that you actually reach your goals? For most, change in your
As I navigate through my classes on any given day, I run in to various body aches, pains, and limitations. It is my job, at that point, to help you still achieve a great workout without aggravating the spot in question or continuing to injure it even more. As I think more and more about how I can help
Positive Reinforcement Start the day off right with a positive mantra. Something you will say every day as you hop our of bed. Some great examples: "Today is going to be the best day ever!" , "Something good is going to happen today!", "I have enough, I do enough, I am enough!" I know you are probably thinking, hell
Emotional. Eating. Is. A. Biggie. I think everyone can relate to emotional eating on some level, just depending on the severity. The most basic type of emotional eating we can probably all relate to is the kind we feed into (literally) when we experience long or stressful days, or are just going through a rough time in our lives. This can also swing in the opposite direction, leading to underconsumption…but if we’re talking about overeating here, when we’re working long hours, spending our days constantly in that same routine that we