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Treat Yourself – Get Some Sleep

August 11, 2019

You have probably heard by now that sleep is good and not sleeping not so much. Regular quality sleep for sufficient duration leads to improve emotional, mental and physical health, higher performance, better memory, etc. Just one week of insufficient sleep, on the other hand, affects decision making, increases likelihood of depression and anxiety, and … Continue Reading

Strategies for Easy and Enjoyable Weeknight Cooking

August 4, 2019

Love to cook?  Weeknight dinners are a challenge.  Hate to cook?  Making any dinner is a challenge.  Lucky for us, there are a ton of meal delivery services offering healthy, ready to eat options.  Depending on your bank account, this may not be an option for every night of the week.  Plenty of services that … Continue Reading

The Power of Rest

July 26, 2019

Here at FIT, we are always encouraging clients to set goals to work towards.  In the busy world that we all live in, however, these goals are unfortunately often undermined by “life events” and other time constraints that derail us.  It’s amazing though, that sometimes these life events are just what we need to help … Continue Reading

Exercise? But I am on Vacation!

July 12, 2019

Did you know that vacations are one of five situations that precede a lapse in exercise? According to sport psychologists, boredom, lack of time, laziness, illness, and yes, vacations can preempt exercise adherence. Many people put forth tremendous effort to begin and maintain a regular exercise program only to have their efforts sabotaged by a … Continue Reading

4 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

July 3, 2019

Independence Day is a great day to get together with friends and family and celebrate. It’s also notorious for being a time where we might overindulge with food and drink.  We talk about self-care quite a bit which in essence refers to cultivating joy in your life through social connections, hobbies, downtime . . .or, … Continue Reading

Reflections of a 15 year Breast Cancer Survivor

October 26, 2018

Reflections of a 15-year Breast Cancer Survivor 15 years ago next month I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29.  I was a couple of months out from finishing my first (and only) Ironman and due to be married a few months later.  Over the course of the next 6 months, I … Continue Reading