Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein

Three Scientifically Proven Reasons to Eat More Protein If you follow the latest in health and nutrition, you’ve likely heard some conflicting opinions over the years about what you should and shouldn’t eat. One thing [...]

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight

Portion Control: Key to a Healthy Weight  If you’ve ever downed an entire pint of ice cream in one sitting or made an extra trip (or two) at an all-you-can eat buffet, chances are you [...]

The Top 10 Benefits of Weightlifting for Women

The Top 10 Benefits of Weightlifting for Women Weight lifting is the Holy Grail of exercises—it keeps you lean, strong, healthy, and happy. Women in particular can experience some pretty amazing benefits from weight lifting, from [...]

6 Healthy Protein Recipes to Tame Your Holiday Cravings

6 Healthy Protein Recipes to Tame Your Holiday Cravings There's nothing wrong with indulging once in a blue moon--but it seems like each year right after  Halloween #treatyoself becomes almost a daily thing. The worse part is that more [...]

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men

The Top 6 Healthiest, Must-Have Foods for Men Change is a fact of life as we age, and nowhere is that more evident than around the waistline. The days of being able to eat whatever [...]

Fermented Vegan Proteins – Are they Really Better for You?

Fermented Vegan Proteins – Are they Really Better for You? When it comes to nutrition, there are certain things that are tried and true. Eating plenty of vegetables, drinking water, and limiting added sugar intake [...]

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet

6 Reasons to Add More Plant Protein to Your Diet There’s no magic solution to losing weight and maintaining a healthy waistline, but there is something that comes pretty close—protein. Protein has been proven in [...]

Are Your Hormones Causing You to Gain Weight?

Are Your Hormones Causing You to Gain Weight? The days of thinking your weight all boils down to calories are long gone. These days, scientists are confirming what women have known all along--hormones, whether from [...]

Grains—Are They Good or Bad for You?

Grains—Are They Good or Bad for You? There are plenty of fad diets out there. And with every fad diet, there's usually a villain—like carbs, fats, sugar, and gluten, to name just a few. Sometimes, [...]

Video: Welcome To Your Best Summer Ever!

Welcome To Your Best Summer Ever!  Eric Carlson is here to welcome you to the Summer 2016 GN Fit Challenge and share awesome tips so that you can succeed at achieving your goals! Eric is an individual who leads [...]

How to Take Care of Yourself After Pregnancy

How to Take Care of Yourself After Pregnancy For many new moms, taking care of a new baby is an overwhelming (albeit amazing) experience. Even when you’re not feeding or changing the baby, your thoughts [...]

Does Weight Determine Your Health?

Does Weight Determine Your Health? "Healthy weight is defined as the weight at which people arrive when they normalize their eating, accept their bodies, and turn their attention to creating more fulfilled and meaningful lives."  - [...]

14 Foods for a Flatter Belly

14 Foods for a Flatter Belly  “Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym.” It’s a quote that often pops up on fitness sites and motivational social media posts, but is there any truth [...]

Dear Diary…How a Food Journal Helps You Lose Weight (And Keep It Off!)

Dear Diary…How a Food Journal Helps You Lose Weight (And Keep It Off!) The weight loss industry is huge (no pun intended). Each year, people all over the country spend $20 billion on books, products, [...]

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight For years, the number one New Year’s resolution in the United States has been to lose weight. If you’re like the millions of Americans who vowed to drop a [...]

25 Baby Steps To Eating Healthier

25 Baby Steps To Eating Healthier Whether you are out with friends or at home cooking for yourself, here are some tips to help align your eating habits with your quest to better health!  They [...]

5 Tips and Tricks for Staying Motivated

5 Tips and Tricks for Staying Motivated Staying motivated can be one of the hardest parts about reaching your fitness goals.  Some days or weeks we just can’t get motivated to hit the gym or [...]

Summer Workout Playlist

Stay Motivated with this Summer Workout Playlist! We all love to reward ourselves for workouts.  Some of my favorite ways to treat myself are mani/pedis, a slice of chocolate cake, and new workout clothes.  Another [...]

8 Ways to Eat Out & Stay Lean at the Same Time

8 Ways to Eat Out & Stay Lean at the Same Time For many of you, going on any sort of diet or taking your fitness to the next level means sacrificing a part of your social life (the eating out part). [...]

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut If you’re like most people, the very thought of bacteria makes you reach for your hand sanitizer. But when it comes to your gut, bacteria can [...]