Know Your Heart Numbers

By | 2019-02-12T10:28:21-07:00 August 1st, 2017|Badass Strategies, HEALTH|

Keys to Heart Rate Training Regardless of your goals—weight loss, athletic performance, cardiovascular strength, or body transformation—monitoring your heart rate is key to your success. Following guidelines for your target heart rate makes the difference between achievement or failure. Your goal during a workout should not be to crank your heart rate as high as [...]

Sugar: Toxic, Addicting, and Deadly?!

By | 2017-07-17T16:06:44-07:00 July 17th, 2017|HEALTH|

Sugar: Toxic, Addicting, and Deadly You’d never impose heroin on your body. But what if I told you there is a substance out there more addicting than illicit drugs and is so abundant in our day to day living, we don’t see the dangers affecting us. We add it to our morning coffee or tea. [...]

Probiotics and Your Digestion

By | 2017-06-10T07:36:29-07:00 April 17th, 2017|HEALTH|

The definition of healthy in our food can be as wide and varied as there are brands. How do you know which foods are best for improving digestion? Probiotics can: boost your immune system, improve digestion which fights heartburn and ulcers balance inflammatory bowel disorders elevate mood and aid against depression increases nutrient uptake by [...]

Stop the World! I want off!!!

By | 2019-02-12T10:29:51-07:00 April 6th, 2017|Badass Strategies, HEALTH|

Stressed! Everyone experiences it, but not all of us manage it well. Here are a few ways to manage the monster of stress! Get Gutsy, try a few! Creating and following daily routines eases stress by creating familiar situations that require calm thinking. Schedules remove the elements of surprise and allows a feeling of controlling [...]

100 Calorie Snacks*

By | 2017-06-10T07:42:39-07:00 March 31st, 2017|EASY MEALS, HEALTH|

Grab-n-Go Healthy Snacks!   * Cheese and tomato. One portion (size of two AA batteries) of natural cheese such as cheddar or Monterey Jack with one sliced tomato. * Endive and tuna salad. One endive leaf with one tablespoon tuna salad, prepared with hummus in place of mayonnaise. Mediterranean Delights makes delicious, organic, low-fat hummus [...]

Nature’s RX

By | 2017-06-10T07:45:49-07:00 March 25th, 2017|HEALTH|

All too often, we’re too quick to reach for a prescription to treat problems that could be cured naturally. It takes some knowledge and patience but nature has provided remedies for common ailments. Although we shouldn’t ignore our physician’s visits and their wealth of information and resources, we do need to be our own health [...]

Laugh Yourself Healthy!

By | 2017-06-10T07:46:54-07:00 March 23rd, 2017|HEALTH|

We all love to laugh, but did you know there are some surprising benefits to laughter? Backed by medical statistics, you can laugh yourself healthy! Here are a few of the benefits: Laughter lowers your blood pressure by dilating blood vessels allowing better circulation. Reduces stress which in turn lowers dangerous hormones that impact the [...]

Breasts by the Numbers!

By | 2019-02-12T10:31:03-07:00 March 17th, 2017|Badass Strategies, HEALTH|

Breast facts verses myths. Did you know… 3.1 million breast cancer survivors are living in the U.S. Since 1990 deaths from breast cancer have dropped 34%.  The American Cancer Society says that strong social support helps ease the anxiety of fighting breast cancer and drops the rate of recurrence by 48%. Seeking support also helps [...]

The Many Faces of Grief

By | 2017-06-10T08:00:16-07:00 February 22nd, 2017|HEALTH|

 “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”  ― E.A. Bucchianeri Almost everyone who loses someone or something special, experiences grief. Managing grief would be easier if we all grieved the same, but we don’t. Heartache may display itself as withdrawal, sleep disturbances, restlessness, sadness, anger, guilt, [...]