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What Works Blog

Mar 122024

Food choices that stick

Categories: Healthy Life, Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Spring can be a hard time of year: anxiety pulling out the wardrobe from last year, thinking ahead to wearing a swimsuit when it gets warm, attending ball games and barbecues with all the tempting food choices. It’s the consistent small decisions that make the biggest difference. Instead of making large commitments to yourself to “not eat dessert” or not ...

Mar 062024

Better weekend choices

Categories: What Works Blog|

On busy weekends, it’s tempting to go for some deep-fried convenience foods, but here’s why it’s important to consider healthier options. https://www.ideafit.com/nutrition/fried-food-increases-heart-disease-risk/ After reading some of the truths about convenience foods, you may feel slightly more motivated to find a different option. Here are some of my favorite suggestions for succeeding through the weekend:   Have a stash of “convenience ...

Feb 272024

Create a new you by altering your environment

Categories: Exercise, Healthy Life, Healthy Mind, Nutrition and Weight Loss, What Works Blog|

Yes, we are products of our environment. Our brains seek routine to make mental processing easier. Without knowing it, our minds are finding short cuts, building habits, and setting up routines based on our environment. This is incredibly useful if you are trying to lose weight this year. Just small changes in what and who is around you can seemingly ...

Jun 102021

New core moves

Categories: What Works Blog|

I know you're in the middle of a busy week, but you can strengthen, sculpt and burn all at once with this ab-and-cardio combo workout.

Jun 082021

Easy meal in a bowl

Categories: What Works Blog|

Time to plan more meals for the week? Don’t fret about new ideas, because a bowl is a perfect anytime meal—sweet or savory, and they can be made for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Here are some great options.

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