Recipe: Gluten Free SunButter Cookies

Recipe: Gluten Free SunButter Cookies

I was inspired to make this recipe because I was looking for a gluten-free, high-protein and high-fiber variety and I wanted to experiment by making something nut-free. In the recent months, I’ve been working with brands with Athleta, Sweaty Betty, etc and as a dietitian and fitness professional, I like to offer healthy *guiltless* treats … Continue reading “Recipe: Gluten Free SunButter Cookies”

How Does Gestational Diabetes Affect Your Baby? Experts Weigh In

How Does Gestational Diabetes Affect Your Baby Experts Weigh In

9 Running Clubs That Cool Down With Beer

9 Running Clubs That Cool Down With Beer

Who doesn’t love an ice-cold beer after a run? Turns out, it’s not a bad choice — beer is mainly water, after all. And a study from the University of Granada found that sipping a couple beers didn’t impair hydration in physically active men who drank regularly in moderation. The caveat? “Enjoying a few beers post-run is … Continue reading “9 Running Clubs That Cool Down With Beer”

Hey, Obesity! We’re Seeing A Lot More Of You… (Part 1)

Hey, Obesity! We’re Seeing A Lot More Of You… (Part 1)

As a dietitian, I have a hard time dealing with all the nutrition clutter out there being delivered to people. It’s rather frustrating because it’s not always explained properly and of course, the media over hypes everything.  I’ve had close family and friends come to me and ask me several questions on why a specific … Continue reading “Hey, Obesity! We’re Seeing A Lot More Of You… (Part 1)”

A Closer Look at Rowing…

A Closer Look at Rowing…

For as long as I can remember, the rowing machine has been my most favorite cardio equipment. I’ve never loved the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike.  Since high-intensity interval training (H.I.I.T) became more popular and burpees (chest to floor explosive push-ups) were everywhere, I barely even use cardio equipment.  However, I decided to take advantage … Continue reading “A Closer Look at Rowing…”

How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness

How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness

A recent Technogym study called The Wellness Deficit: How Millennials View Health and Fitness came to my attention. The study results were not only interesting but also interesting in forecasting future trends in the health, fitness and wellness landscape. Here are some key findings: 1. 72% find it hard to devote time to exercise (50% … Continue reading “How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness”

Workplace Wellness Tips

Workplace Wellness Tips

In 2015, you may have heard this phrase “Sitting Is The New Smoking” more that once. Recent studies have indicated that sitting for long periods of time does not have a positive impact on your health. However, with most job functions requiring extensive desk time, we hope there are other ways to increase activity at … Continue reading “Workplace Wellness Tips”

7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts

7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts

Get your blood flowing without leaving your living room. For much of the country, the winter months make us want to hibernate indoors. That’s especially true when you’re pregnant. Last winter, I happened to be in my first trimester of pregnancy. It took every ounce of strength for me not to wear loose comfortable sweats, … Continue reading “7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts”

The reality of losing weight post baby…. my story & tips

The reality of losing weight post baby…. my story & tips

The thought of pregnancy had always scared me. If it wasn’t from the fact that I was pushing a little human outside of me, then it was the fact that life will change in ways I couldn’t even imagine. Since I was 13, I’ve battled with my weight. I was a chubby kid and when … Continue reading “The reality of losing weight post baby…. my story & tips”

The Office-Friendly Workout You Can Do Without Feeling Like An Idiot

The Office-Friendly Workout You Can Do Without Feeling Like An Idiot

That midday slump just got a whole lot more interesting. There’s always a slump at some point of the workday when you need that pick-me-up. Sure, it’s easy to gravitate toward snacking, but why not get your blood pumping, instead? A recent study found that lunchtime walks can drastically improve your workday by bettering “enthusiasm, … Continue reading “The Office-Friendly Workout You Can Do Without Feeling Like An Idiot”

Healthtalk with Everyday Health + Tone It Up Girls

Is This the Only Workout Moms-to-Be Need?