STOP THINKING ABOUT HEALTHY EATING AND LET’S DO IT!

Spring is in the air! The sun is shining! Energy levels are on the rise! It’s time to spring forward, literally!! No more thinking about eating better….let’s do it! And let’s not make it too complicated! Let’s DO something we know we can do! Often...

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GO-GETTER OR GOAL-GETTER?

As seen on The Hunt Country Scout Guide blog… Whenever I hear someone call a person a “go-getter,”I know the words are meant to show admiration for a person’s ambition and energy. In this country, we show off our busy lives like a badge, telling...

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EASE INTO THE GREEN! BY: KIM FORSTEN

Recently, out of sheer curiosity, I joined the trend to ‘drink’ my veggies. I wanted to find out if I could blend kale, broccoli, Swiss chard, spinach or avocados and ease into the green with a sensational and delicious drink that even the most resistant...

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ZERO-COST FITNESS TIPS

The holidays often leave us with wonderful memories…and a few extra pounds. Here are some fitness tips to help you kick off a healthy new year that can easily be incorporated into your daily routine–without breaking the budget. Start a journal of foods and exercise....

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FOCUS ON THE JOURNEY, NOT THE DESTINATION

How many times have you jumped into an exercise or weight loss program full-steam ahead only to find within a few weeks you are burned out, discouraged and sometimes even a few pounds heavier than before you began? You are not alone. Popular culture has...

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DRINK UP! HEALTH AND HYDRATION.

Anyone who has spent an afternoon outside in the heat of a Virginia summer can attest to the importance of hydration. Remaining hydrated (having enough water in your body to maintain crucial functions) is beneficial when trying to lose weight. It is also particularly important...

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5 WAYS TO BREAK THROUGH A FITNESS PLATEAU

When you first begin an exercise program, results are noticeable almost immediately. Most individuals reach a point, however, where they are no longer growing faster, stronger or losing weight. This frustrating experience is known as reaching a fitness plateau. Don’t let a plateau discourage you!...

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SO YOU WANT TO GET IN SHAPE?

It’s hard to believe we are entering into the last few months of 2010. Whether you have been exercising on a regular basis or are trying to get in shape after a summer break, today is a great day to reflect on your personal wellness and...

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OUR OBESITY EPIDEMIC: IT’S NOT JUST THE CHILDREN

Childhood obesity is a fast-growing epidemic that is capturing national media attention and captivating the medical community and, predictably, politicians. A national task force has even been created to identify potential solutions to the problem. Just in case you have not heard, here are some...

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HEALTHY EATING AND SAVING MONEY!

Each January, many of us find ourselves feeling motivated to make some changes to improve our health—and we feel a little light in the wallet from all of our Christmas spending. Here are some tips to assist you in implementing some strategies to create healthy...

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