It's not surprising to feel stressed out during holiday season. It starts around Halloween, and stretches through the rest of the year. To do lists simply grow bigger and it seems like they never end. Following a healthy life style should not stop just by selecting healthier holiday recipes. Food...Full Post
Roshana Golstani- NASM Elite Trainer, NASM Elite Trainer's Blog
On Dec 04
On Oct 17
Do you want to start your lifestyle change with a smart choice? How about adding a glass of freshly made vegetable juice to your breakfast?
After a few days you might notice that you don't feel like having any other beverages with your breakfast (like that can of soda or the grande latte )....Full Post
On Jul 23
In the weight loss game, the ones who play the slowest are the winners. Multiple studies have concluded that the fad diets just do not work. The faster you lose weight the higher the chance that you will gain it back when you stop the diet. The healthiest way to trim down your waist is to add healthy...Full Post
On Jun 11
We all have busy lives, careers that stretch beyond 9-5 and have to juggle work and numerous family obligations. Long to-do lists exhaust our limited free time and at times our stress levels reach a boiling point. Stress can raise the cortisol levels. Increased cortisol levels will make your body...Full Post
On May 30
Before all super foods like hemp seeds, seitan, or chia seeds were marketed to vegetarians, tofu was the original vegan substitute for meat. But it has always been blamed for it's not so appealing taste. I have always been searching for ideas to give this ancient food the recognition it deserves....Full Post
On Apr 17, 2012
Sometimes we take the things we have for granted, specially things that make us happy. That goes for having the opportunity and capability to exercise when and how we choose to do so. Recently, I came up with a sharp pain in the foot that just wouldn't go away. I visited a doctor when it was evident the...Full Post
On Jan 17, 2012
Do you have a sweet tooth? You don't have to jeopardize your weight loss goals any time you crave something sweet. Check the following snacks that can calm your sweet tooth without throwing hundreds of calories in your food journal.
On Jan 12, 2012
Having a clean, healthy gut is essential for resisting illness and feeling sharp and light. A clean gut helps you get the most nutrients from your daily food intake and therefore feeling satisfied after meals with lower chance of overeating.
To get you started on a weight loss plan, it's also smart...Full Post
On Jan 03, 2012
These days many of us are heading to gym to achieve our New Year's resolutions. A common question that rises when working out is " Do we need a special drink to get the most out of our workouts?". Considering the numerous variety of sports and energy drinks in the market the decision is very cond...Full Post
On Nov 29, 2011
A long-term study published in American Journal of Epidemiology reported that women who sat more than six hours a day had a 37 percent increase in mortality over those who sat three.
Sitting is not just a lack of exercise but applies extra pressure on lower back, hip flexers and increases the blood...Full Post