Lifestyle



Should we be eating dairy?

Is dairy good or bad for our health? There has been much debate over this topic, making it quite a confusing food group for so many people. On one side, dairy is said to be a good source of calcium, potassium, vitamin D, and protein, and even “vital” for improved bone health. Yet on the other side, it is said that dairy may be preventing us from reaching our optimal health, and is actually even harming us, due to its high levels of saturated fat, cholesterol, hormones, antibiotics, and more. So, which is correct? Is dairy good or bad for our health? There’s what in my milk? There are many questionable things that commonly enter milk in the US—like antibiotics, hormones,...

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OMG... Stress can do WHAT to my body?

Let's face it. We’ve all heard at some point that stress is bad for us.  You've probably even thought, “yeah, yeah I know stress is bad for me”, and then continued on with your day. You may even be thinking that right now.  But, here’s the thing. The hormones of stress really can be detrimental to our health, weight, and life. After learning the science of what actually happens to our bodies when we’re stressed, I literally scheduled in daily meditations for myself. Because it scared the sh*t out of me. Let me explain... Dr. Joe Dispenza, researcher and author, explains that human beings can turn on the stress response just by thought alone because of the size of the neocortex. We can think about our...

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3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

As a personal trainer, I’ve been approached by so many clients who are frustrated and fed up with their weight-loss journey.  They think there’s something wrong with their body. They tell me they’re doing everything right, yet the pounds just WON’T LEAVE. Is it just them? Are their bodies just extra tough to deal with?  Losing weight is not as complicated as we make it out to be. I’m not saying it’s easy. But, there IS a formula that WILL ALWAYS work if you follow it correctly. And there are 3 very common reasons why most people don’t see results. Let's get right into it, shall we? Reason #1: Miscalculating Your Calories While counting your calories may seem like a...

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