Does Cold Weather Make You Gain Weight?

Does Cold Weather Make You Gain Weight?

Are people gaining or losing weight in the winter? The answer isn’t so simple. Picture this: It’s negative six degrees. I zip my coat up over three layers (an accomplishment within itself) and I’m ready and determined to go to the gym. But as soon as I take a step...
Why Carbohydrates Are Your Friends

Why Carbohydrates Are Your Friends

What’s the first food that comes to mind when you hear the word “carbs?” Doughy bread, comforting pasta, decadent chocolate cake and glazed donuts might be at the top of the list. But what about crunchy carrots, juicy oranges, hearty whole grain toast and a cold glass...
Snack Attack: Creating Balanced Snack Options

Snack Attack: Creating Balanced Snack Options

Looking for some snack ideas for when the snack attack comes on? Whether it’s during the day or late at night, fueling up on healthy and filling snacks that bring a nutrient punch can help with energy, performance, and weight maintenance.   Snacking times may...
Meal Planning 101: Six Tips to Set You Up For Success

Meal Planning 101: Six Tips to Set You Up For Success

Meal planning is a concept that has recently gained more attention in the nutrition and exercise fields. Why has meal planning become so popular? Because it sets you up for success —it gives you the ability to prepare healthy meals and snacks in advance, so that...