Gluten-Free Mac ‘N Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese is one of our favorite dishes, but the stuff that comes in a box is very unhealthy.  I do give kudos to Kraft for eliminating artificial preservatives, flavors, and dyes, but I recommend avoiding processed foods as much as possible if you’re trying to lose weight.  Kraft Macaroni and Cheese also contains… [Continue Reading]

Is There a Horse in Your Bed? Naturally Prevent a Charley Horse

Don’t you hate it when you’re nice and cozy in your bed, ready to fall asleep, when, BAM! LEG CRAMP! Yeah, me, too.  It’s commonly referred to as a charley horse.  Why is that?   1887, sporting slang, origin obscure, probably from somebody’s long-forgotten lame racehorse. Charley horse seems to have been a name for… [Continue Reading]

Did you Myth Your Target?

Let’s take a look at some muscle building myths. I will include myths for both building body-builder muscle and that great-looking-everyday muscle. Myth 1: You should lift every day. As beneficial as this may sound to get to your goal quicker it will actually hinder your progress. Your body needs time to rest and repair… [Continue Reading]

Looking Back to 2016

Hey, we wanted to share with you a couple of things about our website from 2016.   It’s always fun to see what happened on our website during the year, so we can improve.  Our goal is to provide you with up-to-date, relevant health and fitness information.  We want to give you the tools and… [Continue Reading]

New Option: ONLINE TRAINING!

I have been a personal trainer for over 10 years now. It is such a rewarding career! I look back to when I first started with a dream to help as many people as I could to get healthy and fit. I wanted to provide a way to get fit that was as much enjoyable… [Continue Reading]

Is Your Brain in A Fog? How to Regain Clear Thinking and Focus

Welcome to 2017!  The beginning of a new year is always exciting; there’s so much potential!  I am starting a new series that will look at natural ways to solve common ailments or issues.  If you follow us on Facebook, I recently asked, “What common health issues are you interested in finding a natural way… [Continue Reading]

Looking for a Quick Fix?

We hope you had wonderful holidays and are ready to reach your health goals this year.  Follow our blog and Facebook posts so you can learn how to make your resolutions stick so at the end of 2017 (or even sooner!) you can celebrate not only a new year, but a new YOU! We want… [Continue Reading]

Don’t Give a Squat?

Try these variations. When most people think of doing squats the first thing that comes to mind is getting under a barbell loaded with weight in the squat rack. This is great exercise but there are many variations of the squat. By changing it up you not only gain more benefits but it keeps it… [Continue Reading]

Your Epidermis is Showing!

Did you know that your skin is an organ?  It’s the biggest and fastest-growing organ, too.  It’s a good thing to have since it keeps everything in and protects the body. It also is able to absorb stuff – good stuff and bad stuff.  Have you ever used Arnica gel for muscle aches?  Or maybe… [Continue Reading]

Yule Log (Chocolate Cake Roll)

When I was a kid, I loved pictures of Yule Logs – they looked so festive and delicious. I was never able to get them to look like the pictures, though, and I’ve given up trying. 🙄   The wonderful thing about this cake is that it’s naturally gluten-free. The recipe below is also dairy free… [Continue Reading]

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