Mediterranean Diet + Recipes

Written by: Domonique Whitehurst What is the Mediterranean Diet?Discovered around the 1950s, the Mediterranean diet’s purpose is to provide sustainable nutrients for the heart. During this time heart disease in Mediterranean countries was significantly lower when compared to the United States. On setting this heart-healthy eating plan. The Mediterranean diet is based on the eating styles of countries like Greece, Italy, and others that surround … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet + Recipes

Workouts for the Stay-at-Home Mom

Being a mom is a full-time job and it can feel like you never have time for yourself. Because of this, many moms find themselves not able to prioritize their health because of their children’s needs. However, it is important to set an example to your children from an early age that health is important and must be prioritized. For stay-at-home moms it can be … Continue reading Workouts for the Stay-at-Home Mom

How and Why to Develop Core Strength

What is Core Strength?  Have you overheard the term “core strength” being tossed around the gym while you count the miles on that treadmill or climb imaginary hills on the StairMaster?  Some people think having good core strength means having those highly defined stomach muscles — often referred to as “six-pack abs” — or being able to deadlift 500 pounds. But core strength isn’t about … Continue reading How and Why to Develop Core Strength

The Benefits of Staying Physically Fit

Being physically fit is important to living a healthy life, both mentally and physically. Regularly including exercise into your daily plan can improve your overall quality of life, as there are long term and short-term benefits to physical activity.  By partaking in a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity a day, you can do so much good for your body. One of the most … Continue reading The Benefits of Staying Physically Fit