How Important Is It to Count Macros?

Macronutrients, or macros, are the amount carbohydrates, proteins and fats that should be consumed daily as part of a healthy diet. The amount, usually listed in grams, is based on your height, weight, age and fitness goals. Losing weight is easily attained by following the 80/20 rule: 80% diet and 20% exercise. Ever hear theContinue reading “How Important Is It to Count Macros?”

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Chicken is an excellent source of protein and can be cooked or seasoned in so many ways! My recipe for slow cooker shredded chicken is crazy easy, and makes meal prep a snap! All you need is fresh chicken breast (I use organic), a slow cooker and the seasoning of choice! Shredded chicken can beContinue reading “Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken”

Quality Calories In a Healthy Diet

It’s no secret that keeping calories under control is most beneficial for a healthy diet. I’m sure you’ve heard talk of quality calories in a healthy diet but what are they exactly? Read on, and I’ll explain it, as well as give helpful tips on how to get the most out of the calories consumed!Continue reading “Quality Calories In a Healthy Diet”

5 Styles of Yoga Practices

It’s no secret that yoga is rising in popularity. Yoga is the connection between the body and the mind, and is so beneficial in so many ways. Whether it is spiritual or physical, a great yoga practice is healthy for everyone. But which style is right for you? Here are 5 styles of yoga practicesContinue reading “5 Styles of Yoga Practices”

Easy to Make Vegetable Broth

Vegetable broth is a great addition to soups, rice, pasta, etc., adding a light flavor, very little to no calories and plenty of nutrients! This easy to make vegetable broth doesn’t require special kitchen appliances or even a trip to the grocery store! When cutting veggies for any meal, save the scraps in a plasticContinue reading “Easy to Make Vegetable Broth”

What to Look for When Buying a New Bicycle and Accessories

Riding a bike is something we generally learn to do as kids, and something we never forget. I just recently got my first bike in many years and am trying to get comfortable riding it. I mean, it’s been 30+ years since I’ve ridden a bike! For this article, we’ve compiled a few tips forContinue reading “What to Look for When Buying a New Bicycle and Accessories”