5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season

(1) Get Adequate SleepWhen our body is well rested, it is able to function at its best. There are a lot of bodily processes that happen while we are sleeping- different hormones are active while you sleep, and your parasympathetic nervous system kicks in. We spend a lot of our time in our sympathetic, orContinue reading “5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season”

One Pot Zuppa Toscana

My favorite time of year is here! Things are starting to cool down and it’s socially acceptable to eat soup every day. After making chili three times already, and chicken and wild rice once, I decided to mix it up and make a soup I have never homemade before. It was amazing! So I’m sharingContinue reading “One Pot Zuppa Toscana”

Ice vs Heat and When to Use Them

Is your back sore from working long hours at a desk or computer? Do you have a new injury? Before you reach for that hot or cold pack, watch this video.

Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.

Following a consistent exercise routine has benefits that extend beyond weight reduction and include improvements in cardiovascular, metabolic and psychological health. Today I want to specifically explore the benefits of strength training in women and some common misconceptions around the topic. The most common misconception is that since strength training raises testosterone in men, it wouldContinue reading “Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.”

How to Make Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Benefits of elderberry: The berries and flowers of elderberry are full of antioxidants and vitamins that are helpful to our immune system. These antioxidants make elderberry a great choice to lower inflammation and decrease stress on our bodies. According to this scientific article, it was found that those who were given oral elderberry recovered 4Continue reading “How to Make Homemade Elderberry Syrup”

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is a light lunch that is amazing and does not make you feel like you’re going to sack out at any point when you eat it mid day. Another reason to love it is that it has that sweetness of the squash, but then we add things to it to make itContinue reading “Butternut Squash Soup”

Hourly Activity Challenge

I wanted to share this great idea a friend of mine posted as more and more people move to working from home- especially with gyms currently on lockdown. She sent us a picture of her hourly activity challenge and so I decided to share it with all of you! It’s amazing because you can doContinue reading “Hourly Activity Challenge”