Five Reasons for Feeling Tired

Do you find yourself dragging throughout the day without enough energy to do the things you love? There could be an underlying reason for feeling tired.  Here are five of the most common reasons you’re exhausted:

Avocado Toast – The Perfect Summer Meal

Avocado toast might just be the perfect summer meal.  What’s not to love?  It’s quick, has 2-ingredients, and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  With a nice whole grain bread and the powerful omega-3 fatty acids found in the fruit; avocado toast is a winning combination.  And while purists may prefer the original,…

Hydration is the Key to Summer Fitness

Not drinking enough water before a morning run, sweating it out at the gym or walking the golf course is a surefire way to put you on a path to dehydration doom. Hydration is the key to summer fitness due to increased sweat loss.  Here are five reasons you need to maintain proper fluid intake:…

The Benefits of Taking B Vitamins

Good nutrition is tied to good health, as well as the prevention and treatment of many conditions. Getting the recommended amounts of vitamins each day is an important part of the nutrition equation, and B vitamins in particular are essential for preventive care. Abundant in green vegetables, whole or fortified grains, dairy, and meats, B…

The Danger of Too Much Caffeine

If you wake up and can’t seem to function before you’ve had a cup of coffee, you’re not alone.  Millions of people consume caffeine every day to increase energy, minimize fatigue and improve concentration.  For some, it feels like an absolute necessity, while for others it’s more of a habit than anything else.  However, consuming… Read more »

Tips for Summer Fitness

Just because it’s hazy, hot and humid out there, doesn’t mean you need to skip your workout.  You just need to be smart about your summer fitness routine.  Risk of dehydration is higher than in cooler months. During the cooler months, when you exercise, your body is warmer than the environment, but when it’s blazing… Read more »

B Deficiency Impacts Energy Levels

B vitamins are responsible for creating energy from the food you eat.  According to recent studies, being even slightly deficient in these vital nutrients can decrease your body’s ability to repair itself after exercising and inhibit energy levels and performance during workouts. A study from the University of Oregon found that athletes who don’t consume… Read more »

Seven Energy Boosting Tips and Tricks

As the day wears on, do you find yourself lacking energy and thinking about the nearest coffee shop for a quick pick-me-up? When you’re dragging, don’t look to a candy bar, cup of coffee, or energy drink for a lift. The sugar and caffeinemight give you a quick burst of energy, but once it wears… Read more »