While we try to teach you the benefits and importance of nutritious eating throughout the year, we also realize that there will be times of celebration such as birthdays and holidays when you will have easy access to an abundance of foods that are, ah hem, “slightly less than nutritious”. [...]
T’is the season. It’s Christmastime! While hearts and minds should be focused on the miracle of Christ’s birth, this is the time of year that people come to me with frantic eyes and shaking voices making declarations like: [...]
November is National Diabetes Month. Not only is this of great importance to me because of the growing number of diabetes diagnosis each year, but this is also close to home for me because two of my brothers live with Type 1 Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus. One was diagnosed at the age of 4 and the other at the age of 25, both after becoming ill from viral infections. [...]
From the crisp autumn air against our cheeks, to the brightly colored foliage gently cascading from their branches, to the smell of cinnamon from a warm mug filled with hot apple cider; Fall is all around us in the colors and aromas that occupy our every sense. Fall foods are often the focal point of joyous family festivities and harvest traditions, but did you know that many of our colorful fall favorites are bursting with cancer-fighting, nutrient rich vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. [...]
One of the things we specialize in at MOTIVFIT is helping people with chronic medical conditions to apply simple lifestyle and nutrition principles to their daily life to help them relieve symptoms of their illness and reduce the dose or the need for long term medications. [...]
At the start of every coaching session I ask my clients this simple question: “What is working well for you this week?” In other words, what new things did you discover about yourself? What habits are delivering results? What areas did you make improvements in well-being, nutrition, or fitness this week? [...]
I love nature and having grown up in Southern California, I enjoy looking out my window to see living things. For me a vibrant garden is a reminder of God’s creative glory on display and it brings a much bigger smile to my face than a heap of dead, hot rocks [...]
We all know we need to exercise. That’s hardly anything groundbreaking. Yet, exercise is one of those words that carries a different meaning for each person. Exercise and fitness to a busy executive likely means something entirely different than exercise and fitness to an Olympic champion. [...]
Everyone knows they need to move their bodies more and eat less junk in order to live an active and energetic life.
The challenge is figuring out how to find the time to do it when each day is already so busy and full.
Maybe you can relate with this common scenario:[...]
When we are working with our clients to help them achieve a healthier and more active lifestyle, one of the things that we will always look back on is their reason WHY they started their health journey in the first place.
Having a reason why we do something is like having the gas in the gas tank before you drive somewhere. It’s your fuel. [...]