We get so much love and support from dogs! They make the world a better place and teach us the meaning of unconditional love! Today is “Make a Dog’s Day Day” which encourages people to adopt pets from a shelter. If you have been thinking about getting a dog, today is the best day to […]
September is Self-Improvement Month!
Self-improvement is so important! The most successful people and leaders in the world work on themselves and are always focused on self-improvement. Working on self-improvement helps enhance strengths, improves mental health, and can heal relationships. Here are a few tips for self-improvement: Go for a walk or exercise. Getting some exercise during your day will […]
How to Eat for Your Heart
Diet plays a major role in heart health! Thankfully, eating a well balanced diet can help you prevent cardiovascular diseases. Eat these foods to maximize your heart health: Leafy green vegetables Berries Avocados Fish Beans Dark chocolate Tomatoes Garlic Olive oil Hemp seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, Almonds & walnuts Whole […]
Protein is King!
Consuming enough protein is critical to living a healthy life and to building muscle. Protein is filled with amino acids, which is the building blocks of muscle. Muscles are repaired and rebuilt while you sleep, so consuming protein before bed improves muscle building and boosts your metabolism while you sleep as well as the following […]
Timing Your Meals to Maximize Your Workout
Timing your meals around your workouts is important! If you eat too close to a workout, you could feel sick and not be able to perform your best during the workout. Pre-workout meals: 1-3 hours before workout – lots of lean protein – carbohydrates (simple and complex) – should not have fat, as this slows […]
Strength Training Exercises You Can Do at Home
Want to do strength training at home, but don’t have weights? No problem! Here are some creative ideas of how to improvise. – Grocery bag or gym bag filled with cans – Jugs of water – Dutch oven filled with cans – Holding your pet or child – Bags of potatoes or pet food – […]