Eat Your Veggies

6 ways to add vegetables in your diet, how much you really need, and meal ideas! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Do you feel guilty for not eating enough vegetables? Most people do either because they hardly eat any or because they think they need to be eating massive amounts of them. To start, let usContinue reading “Eat Your Veggies”

Fit for Christmas

10 tips to help you enjoy the holiday season without packing on the pounds or losing your mind. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 I don’t know about you, but this time of year is my absolute favorite. I love everything about it. The gatherings, the food, the holiday music, shopping, wrapping gifts, the cheesy Hallmark movies,Continue reading “Fit for Christmas”

How to Make Changes That Stick

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”

The Truth About Processed Food

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”

Fall Recipe Roundup

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”

Prep Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

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”

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”

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?”

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”