Anyone else a pineapple lover? I love pineapple. I love the sweetness of it. I like adding it into shakes or just eating it on it’s own. One of my favorite ways to eat pineapple is for a dessert with a little real whipped cream or coconut whipped cream on top…so good! Not only is it delicious but it also has a ton of nutrition benefits as well.Read More
Self care is one of those things that’s necessary yet many of us seem to neglect our own selves. Most of our fitness retreat guests attend one of our programs in order to achieve some level of self care that they haven’t been able to accomplish at home. We’re all time starved and taking care of ourselves seems to fall by the wayside. Often times, we think that self care takes time out of our day that we could be using for something more meaningful (business, kids, errands).Read More
I like to do these weekly recaps when I have time to give you a glimpse into Vita Boot Camp and what goes on at the retreat. It’s an exciting week full of fitness and wonderful people – and the beach! So here is the recap for the week ending December 16, 2018.Read More
Ahh….the Spa-ahhh. . .How wonderful it feels when you are in that tranquil, scented environment. The senses are stimulated from head to toe through touch, smell, surroundings, and taste. Even your soul feels pampered from the pride and pleasure of self-care.
Spas know that natural pleasures are a popular favorite among spa-goers. Spas work really hard to help re-create nature for you. Don’t lose sight that you too have the ability to access the same natural forces and incorporate them into your daily life. It is possible for you to Make Every Day A Spa Day!
Maybe you’re feeling tired or stressed out? You don’t have to wait to go to the spa. Create a relaxing environment at home!Read More
If you’re an avid exerciser or even new to exercise, you might be wondering how working out affects your immune system. There are so many different ways to be active from light and low impact to intense and invigorating. But which is the best for your body? There are a number of factors that affect your immunity and you’ll need to consider all of them when adding in fitness.
In this blog post, we’ll cover:
Other Factors That Affect Your Immune System
Workouts That Support or Suppress Your Immune System
How To Workout When You’re Sick
The Best Supplements To Support Your Body + Your Immune System
Going on vacation always seems like the solution to many problems. We dream of taking a trip. Often times though, we tell ourselves that we just don’t have enough time to go on vacation. There is too much to do at home or at work. Yet, many of us are consistently stressed out, frustrated by long hours or life’s craziness. According to a survey, the average U.S. employee takes only half of their allotted vacation time. It’s not surprising that people are suffering from being overworked, overwhelmed and overrun.Read More
Being prepared is half the battle and 90% of the key to success. Wether you’re trying to improve your health, your performance in a particular sport or lose weight, meal prep can make your life so much easier.
One secret to success in body transformation (weight loss, improved health and/or performance goals) is keeping it simple. Thinking less. Making fewer decisions. And letting your environment do much of the work for you.
If healthy food is around you and convenient, you’re more likely to eat it. If you have a trusted system for making healthy food available, you don’t have to decide to eat well… you just show up and do it. Our meal prep strategies will help you keep it simple, healthy and delicious!Read More
Do you use honey in your diet? I love it for health benefits but I also like to use it as a natural sweetener. I use it as a sweetener in baking recipes if it’s an easy swap, as a substitute for syrup on the occasion that I have pancakes or waffles and even in yogurt with granola. It’s also a great sweetener in protein smoothies and drinks like tea, iced tea or coffee.Read More