Fat loss and weight lifting

All too often I hear folks say, “I don’t want to bulk up.” Well, here’s an article to help debunk the belief that heavy lifting automatically translates to Schwarzenegger size muscles. Check-out this article to help you understand the benefits of strength training in combination with different formats: Should I lift light or heavy?? Advertisements

What’s “healthy?”

I thought this article brought to light a really interesting point- how foods get labeled “healthy,” and whether or not that’s really true for the consumer! Food labeling and be confusing and product marketing can confuse the issue further for consumers. All the more reason to gain a better understanding of food labels and what […]

Feta-Quinoa Cakes

This recipe from “Cooking Light” was really delicious! I made these for dinner and had them for my lunches through the week. I cut out the dressing mixture and instead topped with an egg, salsa, some avocado, or a dollop of hot sauce depending on what I felt like. I also used arugula instead of spinach some days. You can go […]

A Turkey Burger with a Twist!

I was trying to figure out what to make for dinner tonight- it’s Thursday, the week is coming to a close and I’ve used up a good portion of my groceries. I do most of my shopping on Fridays, so what’s left? Ground turkey and 1 zucchini. What can I do with that? That’s pretty boring. […]

Planning Your Routine & Staying With It!

1) Find my why. Everyone has an underlying reason for why they want to lose twenty pounds or gain muscle. These are arbitrary goals that typically have a deeper meaning. Maybe you were teased in high school and want to prove people wrong, or maybe you just want to feel better when you wake up in […]

Summer Cooking Ideas

It’s easy to get off track from healthy cooking in the summer- it’s too hot! And it’s so much more tempting to take the invite out for dinner when the days are longer, and you can sit outside to dine! I get it. But, here are a few recipes I found from NY Times Cooking that will keep it […]

Meet Jon!

Hello! My name is Jon. I grew up in Needham, MA, originally born in Chicago. I graduated from Salisbury University in Maryland where I obtained my degree in Exercise Science B.S. and ACSM certification in Exercise Physiology. I have been a baseball player for all my life and plan to continue to do so for […]