Blogs about Energy

Sleep...I love you!

Finally, I got some adequate sleep and I feel great!! Stress versus sleep

Improve Your 5K Run Performance

8.3 Million people in the US finished a 5k run in 2013, according to Running USA.

The Natural Workout Boosting Benefits of Black Coffee

A Simpler Approach to Workout Supplementation Whether you are a longtime health and fitness enthusiast or merely just beginning

H20 yo! (3 of 5) - Mother nature's energy drink

I used to reference the RDA measures for water intake and discuss 3.2L for men and 2.9L for women to my clients. I would mention that some hydration comes from your food (like the 9-13 servings of fruits and vegetables you should be eating everyday) and some from the liquids you drink (straight water and other beverages). Empathetically, I might quote a company that manufactures high tech body composition testing equipment who use total body water readings and admit to using a suboptimal average in their calculations because virtually everyone is dehydrated to a degree.

Sleep (2 of 5)- how much do I really need?

So much for September. Hello Halloween. Although it is a goal of mine to write more often, I only do when I am inspired AND make the time (aka make it a priority). Truth quote: "there are no excuses OR reasons, only priorities." Food for thought: will power doesn't exist and behavior change is accomplished when you believe that your efforts are worth it (aka belief leads to change).  

Where Did We Go Wrong? - Part 1

As some of you may already know, this month is Nutrition Awareness Month.  The name itself says that we should create more awareness towards nutrition.  That could go along the lines of just saying mindful eating.In short, you need to be aware of food.  You need to start with the basics and that means you need to know food is just energy.  Seriously.  Food is nothing more than fuel.

9 Steps to Improving the Way You Feel and Look

While people constantly say you need to be happy with who you are, it’s difficult to be satisfied if you don’t feel good. The root of most people’s dissatisfaction is actually grounded in their health, not just their body image. But by improving both, you can enhance your overall quality of life and feel happier, healthier, and more attractive.Increase Your Energy

No Time for What?

Each of us only has this moment, right here and now to do anything.  If we are fortunate and all goes in our favor, we'll have more to enjoy.  But none of us ever gets more than 1440 minutes in each day, 168 hours in any week, or more than 52 weeks in any year.  Yet it is my humble observation that some of us commit to health reserving behaviors while others do not.  Do you?  What is the difference in the choices made by these two different groups of people?  Two things....

Meat Sweats Taste SO Good!

Meat sweats.  What are the “meat sweats”?  Well, in college, my buddy Vons was the first person I heard who used the term.  I chuckled, and then asked, “What the hell are the meat sweats?”

Overweight & Active Vs. Skinny & Sedentary

I attended a fitness convention about a year ago, and my favorite seminar was given by a Physician that stated, "It is better to be fit and fat than skinny and unfit." As a Fitness Professional, it can be difficult to take "body type" out o