5 Kitchen Hacks to Make Healthy Eating Automatic

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 “You don’t have to be the victim of your environment. You can also be the architect of it.” ― James Clear, Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones  Do you find healthy eating to be a challenge? Do you struggle with not knowing whatContinue reading “5 Kitchen Hacks to Make Healthy Eating Automatic”

How to Find the Time to Exercise

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 “I don’t have time to exercise.” Do you want to exercise, but just don’t know when you would fit it in? This can be a common reason that people don’t start an exercise program, mostly because we think it has to look a certain way. I’m here to give you someContinue reading “How to Find the Time to Exercise”

The Ultimate Fast Food Guide

A breakdown of the best options at your favorite stops Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Sometimes fast food is a fact of life. Traveling, last minute soccer practice, lack of grocery shopping, working overtime, etc. Life happens and our meals are not always perfectly planned out, even in spite of our best efforts. Most people beatContinue reading “The Ultimate Fast Food Guide”

31 Thoughts on Fitness and Nutrition

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Around my birthday, I start feeling very reflective. Like I am full of wisdom and sage advice as I look back on all the years of my life and ahead to the years I have left. It has always felt like a second New Year’s Eve to me. A time toContinue reading “31 Thoughts on Fitness and Nutrition”

Tips for Enjoying Social Gatherings with Nutrition Goals

Family gatherings, office lunches, weddings, holiday parties, birthdays… and staying on track? Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Do you want to know a secret? July is my favorite month. First, it’s my birthday month. Second, it contains the second best holiday: Independence Day. This means gatherings with family and friends…and a lot of really good food.Continue reading “Tips for Enjoying Social Gatherings with Nutrition Goals”

5 Common Fitness Misconceptions

Plus 5 Tips to Train Smarter! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Do you feel like there is so much conflicting information about exercise? Does it seem like everyone has a different way of doing things and you don’t know which one is right? Fitness can be confusing, but I’m hoping to give you some clarity today.Continue reading “5 Common Fitness Misconceptions”

What are Macros and Why Should I Care?

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 What do you think of when you hear the term “macronutrients?” I think of human-sized vegetables. Just kidding. For some people, it can be a confusing term and one that is sometimes used in the wrong context. So let’s break it down and then I will help you decide how muchContinue reading “What are Macros and Why Should I Care?”

How to Calculate Your Daily Calories

And five alternatives if counting calories isn’t right for you! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 What do you think of when someone mentions counting calories? For most people, they think of an overly-restrictive diet that includes hours of weighing and measuring every morsel of food, obsessing over each calorie, and certainly not being able to enjoyContinue reading “How to Calculate Your Daily Calories”

How I Lost 50 Pounds

My story of weight-loss and my top two weight-loss tips. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Why I Started Have you ever heard the fable of putting a frog in boiling water? It’s incredibly inhumane, but it has a valuable lesson. The boiling frog fable states that if you put a frog into boiling water, it wouldContinue reading “How I Lost 50 Pounds”

10 Ways to Get Your Nutrition Back on Track

Jamie Staley, NASM CPT, Pn1 How have your eating habits changed since quarantine started? Loaded question, right? It’s safe to say most of us have experienced somewhat of a shift regarding what we eat, when we eat, how much we eat, or how much we care about any of those things. Quarantine is a perfectContinue reading “10 Ways to Get Your Nutrition Back on Track”