Miscellaneous

Pros and cons of activity trackers

Fitness trackers have been growing in popularity over the past decade. Even in the 90s and early 2000’s people tracked their steps with basic pedometers. Like most things, technology improved our ability to track fitness, sleep, and food/water intake. I’ve had some sort of activity tracker stuck to my wrist almost every day for over… Continue reading Pros and cons of activity trackers

Tips & Tricks

How I reset after a weekend “off”

We’ve all been there. You have a long weekend at restaurants/bars and events around town. You don’t get quality sleep, you aren’t eating quality food, and you’ve had [a little] too much alcohol. By Sunday afternoon you feel awful and don’t even want to think about getting on the scale. What do you do?  … Continue reading How I reset after a weekend “off”

Tips & Tricks

How to sneak more veggies into your diet

If your mother is anything like mine, you’ve been told hundreds of time to eat your vegetables. When I was young I wasn’t allowed to get up from the table until all of my broccoli was gone. And yes, I have always been taught the various health benefits of “eating the rainbow”. Unfortunately, eating vegetables… Continue reading How to sneak more veggies into your diet

Tips & Tricks

Dairy-free sources of calcium

Did you know that you don’t just need calcium for your bone health? It’s also necessary for muscle contraction, blood coagulation, and nerve impulse transmission. Depending on your age and life stage, you likely need around 3,000 mg of calcium – or 3 glasses of milk – per day. But what if your body doesn’t… Continue reading Dairy-free sources of calcium