Stopping the cycle of “on-again, off-again” diet and exercise. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Does this sound familiar? You feel like something needs to change with your diet and lack of activity. There’s no structure and you just feel like you could be doing better. So you make a plan. Starting Monday, you’re going to exerciseContinue reading “How to Make Changes That Stick”
What it actually is, which types to avoid, and which ones to include in your diet. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 What do you think of when someone says processed food? Most of us think of chips, cookies, crackers, bars, ice cream, and others. But what is considered a processed food and what isn’t? “According toContinue reading “The Truth About Processed Food”
Plus five tips to make any workout the best it can be! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Let’s face it: this year has not been kind to gyms. With the threat of COVID around every corner, you may be asking yourself, “Do I really need to go to the gym to get a good workout?” It’sContinue reading “Home Workouts vs. Gym Workouts: Which is Better?”
A collection of some of my favorite fall recipes to give you fresh inspiration for the season. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Ah fall. I have always loved this time of year and all the food that comes with it! So as much as we all might love our grilled food, pasta salad, corn on theContinue reading “Fall Recipe Roundup”
How I grocery shop and meal prep for a successful, stress-free week. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 When I say things like “grocery shopping” and “meal prepping” do you get giddy with excitement or feel a sense of dread? It’s ok to feel either one. Feel your feelings. However, if these areas of your life couldContinue reading “Prep Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself”
Answering all the questions you are too afraid to ask about dress code and function! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 If you are venturing into the gym for the first time, or the first time in a long time, worrying about what to wear might seem silly, but it’s a valid question. With social media saturatedContinue reading “What Should I Wear to the Gym?”
Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Have you ever decided to start “eating better” to lose weight and then been discouraged when nothing seems to change? Focusing on making food choices that seem “healthy” can result in fat loss, but they don’t always. Why? Food choices for fat loss have more to do with “healthy” versus “unhealthy.”Continue reading “Rethinking Healthy Food: What foods can help or hinder fat loss?”
The pros and cons of fitness trackers to determine if one is right for you! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Have you wondered if fitness trackers are worth the price tag? Are they even accurate? Will I become one of those crazy people obsessed with “closing my rings?” I feel like I should be honest withContinue reading “Fitness Trackers: Are They Worth it?”
Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Is your weight a struggle for you right now? Have you tried all sorts of things, but nothing seems to stick and actually work long-term? I get it and I’ve been there too. That picture on the left is just over four-years-old. There’s so much that I’ve learned since then. AsContinue reading “10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Lost Weight”
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”
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