Blogs about Health Coaching

Tash's Signature Marinade Recipe

Try this healthy and tasty way to season your meats and save money.  This particular recipe is used in a pound of boneless skinless chicken thighs for grilling:Marinade:  (Used with bulk spices found at Whole Foods Market)1 tsp Tumeric (good for color and anti-inflamatory spice)1 tsp Chipotle Chili Spice1 tablespoon brown sugar1/2 tspn garlic powder2 tspn celtic sea salt1/2 tspn red pepper flakes1 tspn cumin1/2 cup apple cider or orange juice1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

for what it's worth

This past week, the company that I have found to deliver the highest quality nutritional supplements, of which I am a distributor, has just become a Trusted Partner and Sponsor of the Dr. Oz Show.  For more information, please contact me. tanner@fitdupage.com or just sign-up and order at tanner.usnana.com. 

5 Tips for Raising a Happy, Healthy Family

When you think about the ideal picture of your family -- future or current -- what comes to mind? For most, health and happiness are at the top of the list. But it can seem impossible to achieve health and happiness when life is so busy, hectic, and chaotic. According to psychologists and experienced parents, some methods are better than others. The happy family 

The Path of an Optimalist VS the Path of a Perfectionist

Not too long ago, a fellow trainer and coach extraordinaire, Eric Cressey posted about “How Being an Optimist Will Help You in Strength and Conditioning”.  I read the blog post and definitely agreed how Cressey relating strength and conditioning and being an optimalist will create a better overall environment.  A better environment means more results.

THE WINNING TRIFECTA: 3 TIPS TO HELP YOU DOMINATE THE HOLIDAYS

The holiday season is upon us. You’re feeling thankful that you’ve survived this year’s Thanksgiving, and all those commercials with smiling friends and families are saying, “ ’tis the season to be a smiling bundle of joy.” ’Tis also the season when numerous holiday parties, time with friends and family, sales and shopping, driving and decorating, laughter and games all take their toll on your energy reserves and soon to be, oh-so-fragile psyche.

Step Out & Step Up Your Business: American Diabetes Association Walk

Volunteering is an important part of my life.  I started volunteering at a young age.  My first gig was with the San Antonio Whitte Museum as junior chaperone for the Night with Egyptian Mummies sleepover.  Since then I’ve broaden my scope of volunteer activities to include animal shelters, camp for mentally challenged children and hospitals.

Destination Meditation: Quick & Easy Tips to Start Meditation Today!

Could you use some relaxation in your life? How about increasing your creativity? What about decreasing your stress and increasing your focus? Then you'll really want to explore and experience meditation for yourself. 

Stand Up, Do a Little Dance

Happy Sunday morning!  Gonna be a great Sunday and it's already started with some football.  The Lions and Falcons are playing RIGHT NOW because they are over in England.  It is literally a full day of football.

What Marketing Does not Tell you!

For some odd reason people will believe total strangers on answers for their health questions without any questions to their own backgrounds. Why is this? And what have they learned?Pills are the miracle way to make you look and feel better...FalseBe smaller then you were in Highschool by surgery or lasik....FalseGluten is bad....FalseCarbs are bad....FalseFat is bad.....FalseEat carrots, apples and bananas.... Umm ever heard of any other vegetables or fruits? 

The Art of Setting and Achieving High Expectations

The top educators in the world list "Setting High Expectations" as a priority step to reaching great achievements: a belief that WONDERFUL THINGS ARE going to happen to you!  From your first hot air balloon ride, to switching careers, to changing your health habits: aim high to reach high in your life.  Once you set a high expectation, plan 1. Resources, 2. Timed Steps, and 3. Support to move from belief to reality.