Trick Your Body into Craving Better Foods

trick your body image

When my dad died in 2010 from liver cancer--a cancer that started in his digestive tract but was found too late--I declared my 2011 New Year’s Resolution to be that I would give up sugar for one whole year. Do it for my dad. Be a role model and inspiration. Why sugar? Because … [Read more...]

The Surgeon General Wants You To Start Doing This Exercise

Erik walking in Africa

In case you haven't heard, the Surgeon General announced this past Wednesday for a national call to action to start walking! Appropriately, we already had this post scheduled. Forward by Steph :)  I can't begin to tell you how great walking is for your health. Just a few … [Read more...]

A Quick Guide to Understanding Macronutrients

macros

Understanding Macronutrients: So what's a protein, a carb, and a fat? Macronutrients make up your daily calories. Macronutrients come from PROTEINS, CARBS, and FATS, and you need to eat all three to survive.  I recently wrote a post on Strongfigure.com about food and fat … [Read more...]

Ten Ways to Love Yourself and Appreciate Your Body

We are all strong figures: inside and out.

Bikinis, Beach Bodies, and Some Very Inappropriate "Novelty" Straws If you follow me on snapchat, Facebook, or Instagram; you'll know that I spent last weekend at the beach: a bachelorette weekend consumed by more pizza, ice cream, and crab cakes than alcohol. Ah, who am … [Read more...]

Finding Time for Exercise #NoMoreExcuses

Dane

Recently, I've been having these conversations with myself (and sometimes Erik) about how I could get so much more done in both life and with the business if I exercised less. Don't for a second get me wrong...fitness is one of my favorite hobbies. And I don't think that for the … [Read more...]