Throughout the month of June, we are doing programs with our corporate partners to promote a month of health & wellness and help employees get “Fit by the Fourth.” One of the challenges during this week is for employees to forgo any fast food & soda for 3 straight days. And […]
We are excited to announce that beginning in March, Big Peach Running Co. in Brookhaven & Excellence In Exercise are teaming up to provide a 6 Month Series of Clinics on a variety of topics important to runners. Clinics will be held at the Brookhaven location of Big […]
The Mayo Clinic lays out eight simple dietary changes that are instrumental in preventing heart disease. Challenge yourself during the month of February, Heart Health Month, to make these changes for yourself and for your heart!
Eight Simple Rules:
Control your portion size Eat More Vegetables and Fruits Select […]
Cold weather and dark skies getting you down? Exercise is a proven way to beat the winter blues! Divine Caroline gives us 9 more ways in their list of 10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues. And we all know that a yummy warm muffin can heat […]
With the new year comes resolutions – resolutions for better eating, more exercising, weight loss and overall wellness.
Resolutions can be a great way to re-invent & re-energize, especially when it comes to your workouts.
Our advice – keep your resolution goals reasonable and attainable. Long term goals are great – but […]
By following a few simple tips & remembering our mantra, “Everything In Moderation,” you can eat, drink, and be merry during the holidays without the unwanted effects that can last into the New Year.
For tips to avoid those extra holiday pounds, check out Dana James’ entertaining and educational run-down […]
Happy fall, everyone!
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in keeping with our theme of transformation, we are highlighting the benefits of diet and exercise as they relate to your cancer risk.
Other than quitting smoking, the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk […]
Experts advise that at least half the grains we consume should be whole grains. But what is a “whole” grain, and why is it important?
A grain consists of 3 parts: the germ, endosperm, and bran. The grain may be mechanically processed, but for a grain to qualify as “whole”, […]
While we’re still enjoying summer-time weather here in Atlanta, fall and winter are just around the corner. And while the cooler temperatures are nice, with them comes cold & flu season.
Antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables & other foods can help us boost our immunity naturally. To get your body […]
Hydrate – in hot weather, our bodies dehydrate more easily than normal. And for this reason, it’s extra important to keep yourself hydrated. Drink plenty of water.
Drinking enough water is extra important in the heat & humidity. Your body needs water to replenish what it excretes in sweat.
Electrolyte drinks […]
Summertime in the South means it’s deck & pool time with friends.
And when you have friends over, a fresh, easy, go-to appetizer recipe is key. The one that I’m sharing today is great because it’s delicious (even my son who typically turns up his nose at eggplant liked this), healthy, and […]
I had a hard time coming up with a name for this recipe, so I decided that a good description would be the best way to go. And this salad is seriously yummy.
You might ask – what is Quinoa? Actually, that’s exactly what I asked about 6 months ago. Since that […]