Posts Categorized: Health Tips

Nutrition “On-the-Go” Tips

I live a life of “on-the-go.”  I mean, don’t us all?!  Yes, I work from home…but even when I’m home, I’m all over the place.  I run from training to clients to meetings to more training, to filming workouts, blogging, creating meal guides, and workouts. Sometimes my meetings will take place in different locations. I… Read more »

Thanksgiving Fit Tips

Just because this is a fitness and health blog, it doesn’t mean that I still don’t enjoy Thanksgiving dinner any less than the average eater. It’s almost impossible to resist a warm slice of apple pie or pumpkin pir to go along with that gravy-topped turkey. But I think we can all agree that post-meal,… Read more »

Winter Fitness Tips

A snowfall derails your usual outdoor workout.—Get busy in the winter and don’t let it derail you from your goals! Let it snow…Let it snow…Let it snow… The white stuff increases the calorie burn of each step. For example, a 30-minute moderate walk on an even surface burns 106 calories for the average 140-pound woman…. Read more »

What Can Stall Weight-loss or Your Fitness Goals

So you’ve just spent an hour on the elliptical, and the number on the screen tells you that you’ve burned 685 calories. Do you believe it? How did it get that number? Your elliptical got that number by having a great deal of of people to workout on a elliptical (all sizes, and genders), then… Read more »

Exercise and Pregnancy

This picture above was taken at 38 1/2 weeks pregnant. I will tell you, I had a tough but easy (if you can say that in one sentence) pregnancy and post-pregnancy. I was super sick for 16 weeks, in the beginning, had major headaches, but I continued to eat well, and workout daily because I… Read more »

Meal Prep Ideas From Dayna Deters Fitness

Before beginning any meal prep, I advise you to have a great deal of food storage containers on hand and room in the fridge so you can ensure you won’t have a war zone of toppling containers and food on the floor when you open the fridge.   My little disclaimer: Now keep this in mind… Read more »

Important Reasons To Eat Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because of so many reasons. But you need to make sure that you’re doing it right! If you’re trying to change your lifestyle to become more healthier for many reasons, either for weight-loss, maintaining or keeping your blood sugar elevated, and many other health concerns. Here… Read more »

Misconceptions of Cardio and Weight-loss

Back to the day I decided to join a gym and put an end to my laziness and get healthy, my goal was to look good in my clothes–let me remind you I was 18 years old when I started at the gym, no judging my goals here. I had no idea what I was… Read more »

Thanksgiving Tweaks

Today on the radio I spoke about “Thanksgiving Tweaks” that can help make your meals a little lighter. I have made sure to share with you some of my best tips for the holiday weekend! #1 Tip: Eat your normal breakfast.  Don’t starve all day to save up for the Thanksgiving meal, it will not… Read more »

How to Host a Food Swap

A great idea for established clubs or groups or for like-minded people to help keep them accountable with their nutrition. Buy the fixings for a month (or less) of meals or it could be done every two weeks and this would set up each person for dinners, lunches and breakfast, so they can keep each… Read more »