The Importance of Exercise and Macronutrients During Pregnancy!

Living an active lifestyle and exercising is absolutely beneficial to your health. Did you know that continuing to exercise during pregnancy is super important too? Although physical fitness may be the last thing on your mind while growing a baby, you really should consider the pros before throwing in the towel. Hint: you are going to want to incorporate exercise no matter how much you have to make yourself just do it at times. You will never regret having had an active pregnancy. Continue reading

Gas Station Haul, Macro Style!

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Imagine this…

Scenario #1: You’re a busy momma (or dad) and school is back in session. You have planned everything out meticulously and the first day of your busy school year is going smoothly, kids have been dropped off, errands are in order, you are good to go! Until, all of a sudden you are starving and realize it’s 12:45 and you still have a couple things to do and have to get gas before picking up kids. Continue reading

Increase Your Activity by Tracking!

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Yes, yes, yes! Tracking your daily activity is important! It allows you to know if you are getting enough physical activity in your daily life. Also, by setting goals you are creating motivation to reach them daily. So, if you take all the aspects of tracking into consideration then yes, it’s important because it gets you MOVING! Continue reading

Keep your fruits & veggies fresher longer!

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If you are living or thinking of living a healthy life style, whether it’s counting macros or something similar, you are probably aware that it involves a whole lot of fresh foods! Well… let’s talk about preserving them, because no one likes to throw away food (money)! There are all kinds of great options when you are in the market for preserving fresh foods. They have some really nifty ones that are made specifically for fresh fruits and vegetables called Food Huggers. These super handy kitchen gadgets help to preserve fresh fruits, and vegetables just a bit longer and are a much better alternative to plastic wrap. They are a win, win because they keep your foods fresh and planet Earth a little bit cleaner. Continue reading