Andrea Metcalf's Blog
On Oct 19With the weather changing, you may find yourself indoors for your workouts instead outside in the park. The purchase of a treadmill can turn your spare room or basement into your own home gym. But just walking on a treadmill may not break a sweat. To challenge yourself with a treadmill workout...Full Post
On Oct 18Most people are told to drink water, water and more water during and after their workouts to refuel. But there comes a point when you realize water isn't enough. When you workout, your body loses more than just water, and those nutrients need to be replaced too. But, how do you replace nutrients...Full Post
On Sep 25Most people are told to drink water, water and more water during and after their workout to refuel. But there comes a point when you realize water isn’t enough, not to mention BORING! When you workout, your body loses more than just water, and those nutrients need to be replaced too. But, how do...Full Post
On Sep 14
Not feeling yourself lately? Maybe a little more tired and sluggish then usual? One thing that could be contributing to the way you are feeling is not getting enough vitamin B12. B12 helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout your body. According to WebMD not getting enough vitamin B12 can cause you to...Full Post
On Sep 14Are you looking to get your life in order? Life Coaching With Sophie is an original, whole living style radio show that covers topics such as food, health, well-being, charity and more. Joining Sophie this Monday, September 17th is Andrea Metcalf, Lifestyle Fitness Expert and popular media personality....Full Post
On Jul 23Have you hit that afternoon slump?
Do you feel like you need a nap in the middle of the day? It could be from a
high carbohydrate lunch or maybe not enough sleep. In either case here are a
few things you can do to boost your energy in the afternoon.
Try some dark
Eating about one ounce...Full Post
On Jul 10
Who wears short shorts? You can with these simple yet bottom blasting lower body moves.
Start with feet on the ball legs extendedand Lift hips.Roll the ball towards your body until your feet are flat on the ball. Squeeze the glutes and lift a little higher.Roll the ball back to starting...Full Post
On Jul 10
It's officially July and the heat wave may have left you wanting a hotter body or to strip to your bikini bottoms. Don't fret try these moves 3 times a week and see how the jiggle goes to sizzle.
Tip: The best thing about each of these exercises is that they work on multiple body parts at once. Try...Full Post
On Jun 21Who has the time these days to...
take a nap?
read a book?
Are you feeling like you’ll never get to the gym or read the book club novel this month? Here are eight things you can do to save time and find some spare minutes for yourself.
1. Have a “Go-to” outfit. Each of us knows one or two things that we look great...Full Post
On Jun 21
The biggest excuse for skipping breakfast is: I HAVE NO TIME.Hogwash I say! Even though you may have hit the snooze and are scrambling out the door to catch a cab to get to work on time, there’s always time for a good breakfast. Here are 5 quick options to keep on hand in your kitchen so that...Full Post