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Benefits of Meal Prepping

Kim Lenga

Benefits of Meal Prepping

Planning, prepping, and sometimes cooking several days’ worth of meals ahead of time has a number of proven advantages, from saving you time to helping you get a wider variety of nutrients in your diet. 

 


Holiday Survival Guide

Holiday Survival Guide

How do you stick to your healthy meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here's is your survival guide to getting through the holidays with 5 simple tips, and some great healthy recipe swaps.

 


It's Never Too Late to Reap the Benefits of Yoga!

Kim Lenga

It's Never Too Late to Reap the Benefits of Yoga!

I am not going to lie, Yoga is not something that I particularly like to do. For me, I thrive on the crazy heart-pumping workouts. However, as I age, I am realizing the importance of making Yoga a part of my workouts.  

There is certainly evidence that yoga can help fight all manner of challenges that ageing bodies face: loss of bone density, stiffness, hardening of the arteries, hormonal fluctuations, mild depression ...


Tips on how you can make a healthy Halloween less scary

Kim Lenga

Tags clean eating, halloween, health coaching, healthy, lose weight

Tips on how you can make a healthy Halloween less scary
Halloween is right around the corner and the festivities have already begun.
 
Here are some tips on making a healthy Halloween less scary. To read more, visit my blog:
 
🟢Don't buy fun-sized...
🟢 Avoid Candy Corn...
🟢Watch for these three ingredients...
🟢Resist temptation this way...
🟢Wait until the last minute to get candy...

Don't underestimate the value of the Micro Workout!

Kim Lenga

Tags dna, exercise, health coaching, lifestyle

Don't underestimate the value of the Micro Workout!

The evidence for short burst of activity has been mounting for a long time.  Now there is research showing that even small sessions can have bona fide benefits.  Think:  challenging enough to jack up your heart rate, but only a minute or less at a time.  (i.e. 20 seconds of work, with 10 seconds of rest repeated several times).

These short and sweet exercise nuggets help build cardiorespiratory health.  It has been said that these short bouts of exercise over a period of time (3-5 days a week for 3 weeks) may improve the heart's pumping capacity and ability to transport oxygen throughout the body.  They also appear to improve markers of insulin sensitivity and lower triglycerides.