Posted on January 14th, 2010
I don’t know about you but food cravings seem to escalate between 3PM - 6PM or after 8PM. We have a pretty typical hectic life. Between homework, after school activities and other STUFF, it’s no wonder we moms get the munchies. I do have my arsenal of diet savers that help me stay on track. Here goes:
1. Peppermint tea. It’s something about this wonderful herb that’s soothing and able to take the edge of my cravings. The benefit? I go to bed relaxed and get a great night’s sleep. Check out some benefits of Peppermint tea…
2. Apple slice with almond butter. The great thing about this snack is that you don’t need a whole lot of it to feel satisfied. You have the sweetness of the apple and the protein kick from the almond butter - a winning combination.
3. Water with a lemon or lime slice. Of course we all know the benefits of water, but I love adding lemon and/or lime. It adds a refreshing twist and gives me a “kick” without the calories. For an extra treat, I’ll add some seltzer water - just too close to bedtime.
Try these tips and let me know how you do. Remember, anytime you beat a craving, you’ve WON!
Posted on January 6th, 2010
Strength training is a well known activity that we’re all encouraged to do regularly. However, when I work with many women, the most popular question I get is, “Am I going to bulk up?” If you’re a competing body builder, it’s possible to build mass but if you’re like a lot of women out there, [...]
Posted on January 1st, 2010
There are some universal resolutions that people set for themselves with the start of a new year; lose weight, get a better job or manage debt. These are great resolutions especially if achieved! However, my top 3 resolutions will make ALL the difference in whatever resolution you set for yourself in 2010. Here they are: