Roshana Golstani, NASM Elite Trainer

Roshana Golstani, NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • Is cereal really a healthy choice for breakfast?

    Cereal used to be considered a good choice for breakfast among health savvy people. Personally I believe cereal for breakfast is being overrated as a healthy food!
    The only benefit I can't argue with, is the convenience. But I can count many reasons not to...Full Post
  • Deep breathing technique to handle stressful moments in life.

    Humans have a tendency to unconsciously hold their breath, when they go through a stressful situation. Another reaction to physical/emotional stress in humans is rapid and shallow breathing. All these breathing styles contribute to the rise of stress hormones,...Full Post
  • Are you dealing with Holi-daze during holidays?

    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 se

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  • Juicing Benefits

    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

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  • Successful weight loss vs. Unsuccessful weight loss

    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

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  • Do you think you don't have time to work out?

    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

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  • If you think you don't like Tofu, this recipe will change your mind.

    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

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  • Exercise and depression

    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

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  • A few ways to calm your sweet tooth

    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.


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  • Stretching moves to clean your guts

    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

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