Truth or Trash: Heart Disease Myths

Truth or Trash: Heart Disease Myths

For years, bacon and eggs have been banned from the breakfast table based on the belief that you’ll drop dead from a heart attack with one bite. As a result, our mornings now consist of sugar-loaded cereals, donuts, and pop tarts. What we’re coming to find out is that...

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Truth or Trash: Breaking Down Internet Health Myths

Truth or Trash: Breaking Down Internet Health Myths

When it comes to your health, where can you turn for quality advice? With Facebook article headlines like "McDonald's Fries Cure Baldness," it's no wonder you have trust issues. Are eggs really that bad for you? Should I do a juice cleanse? Does Vitamin C really cure...

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Super Bowl Health Hacks

Super Bowl Health Hacks

For many football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is a national holiday. And no holiday is complete without a plethora of sweet treats, greasy, calorie-laden snacks, and sugary drinks. The Super Bowl landed on Forbe’s list of “America's 10 Most Fattening Holidays,” right...

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LOVE YOUR HEART

LOVE YOUR HEART

How often do you think about your heart? We’re not talking about the warm feels you get after watching your go-to rom-com. When is the last time you thought about how hard your heart is pumping to keep you alive? While it’s easier to live in ignorant bliss and...

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THE 1,200 CALORIE MYTH

THE 1,200 CALORIE MYTH

Somewhere along the way "1,200 calories a day to lose weight" was engrained into our brains. But how and where did this number come from, and how many calories do we actually need? Not all calories are created equal and not all bodies are the same.  To determine how...

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Suffering From Gymtimidation?

Suffering From Gymtimidation?

For many of us newbies, the thought of stepping into a packed weight room has us stuck to the couch. Don't give in to gymtimidation! If your 2018 resolution is to finally get the body you’ve always wanted, read up on these foolproof ways to shake off that fear and get...

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#MYEFG – MEET KIM

#MYEFG – MEET KIM

With 25 years in the wellness industry and an education in exercise science, Kim is no stranger to the benefits of living healthy. But sometimes putting our own health first is easier said than done, even with all the education and training in the world. Kim realized...

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BEAT THE POST-HOLIDAY BLOAT

BEAT THE POST-HOLIDAY BLOAT

People aren’t perfect, your diet shouldn’t be either. Don’t feel guilty about the occasional happy hour or ice cream run, it’s all about that 80/20 balance. But after beer and pizza, we typically feel the consequences and end up with a bloated belly. While cutting...

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