Are you wondering exactly how stressed you are? There is a Stress quiz you can take that will tell y9ou where you stand on a "Perceived Stress Scale". Thanks to…
You know the feeling. You actually have a reason to wear real clothes, then you reach for those favorite pair of jeans/skirt/pants and then…YIKES.
First, DON’T PANIC.
Your weight is not like the national debt. It does not just have to keep going up. Contrary to popular belief, it is not hard to lose weight. It just takes more than 5 seconds and in our instant gratification society, that means we give up easily. The first thing you have to change before your body changes is your mindset.(more…)
2021 was not everything we expected, but we all learned a lot, and have an optimistic 2022 ahead. This post summarizes the most popular posts from DAOFitLife’s first year- some inspried by you! Below you will find a brief summary and a link to read more. After you read this, I encourage you to write your top 10 “wins” for 2021. I promise you will feel amazing and energized. Let’s look back – but also commit to moving forward, together.(more…)
In this week’s hotlist, since it is our one year anniversay issue, we thought it would be fun to highlight our favorite things along with our favorite posts! So here are the 10 things that we view as a guarantee to motivate, inspire, and just make you feel good!(more…)
This is my weekly roundup of new nutrition, exercise, and recipe ideas based on what I ran across online this week.(more…)
*Peer reviewed and co-authored by Neda Khalili, certified National Academy of Sports Medicine Trainer
Today, we are going to unpack five of the most common exercise myths to help you get to a healthier you! It can be so confusing when we are surrounded by so much proverbial “noise” and one moment “coffee is good,” and the next can be “coffee is bad.” I want you to feel like you can have some clarity, enjoy and sustain a healthy, REAL lifestyle, and tune out some of that every changing radio static! So here we go!(more…)
*Peer reviewed and co-authored by Neda Khalili, National Academy of Sports Mediciine certified trainer
“I’m working out every day. I’m eating healthy. But I am not seeing results!”
This is a common challenge when we have a goal that involves some aspect of fitness – whether this is losing weight, getting stronger, achieving a goal like running a marathon. It’s exciting at the beginning, and a lot of work.
And then the results are in. And…you are the same weight. Or even gained a few pounds.(more…)
Nighttime snacking is probably the number one question I get from my fellow #fitprofessional peers- and I understand because I am in the same boat as you all. Every day…
Since the beginning of my journey writing this blog, I have learned a lot about my relationship with food. One question that has been tugging at me since I started seeing a dietitian and exploring intuitive eating – Can an intuitive eating approach be reconciled with calorie and macro counting? *(more…)