Category Archives: Fitness and Sports

The Olympics and a Simple Question That Will Change Your Life

The Olympics and a Simple Question That Will Change Your Life

I spent the past 9 days in Great Britain to attend the London 2012 Olympics, see old friends in the UK, and spend some quality time and relaxation with my family (parents and little sister Chloe) in Southern England. We attended the women’s gymnastics qualifications and saw the US team’s “Fabulous Five” secure their spotContinue reading!

Go for the Gold

Go for the Gold

This week, I will be heading to the Olympics for London 2012. The Olympics have a magical allure. The athletes that compete, the Olympians, have spent their lives practicing, perfecting, achieving, and competing to work their way to the top of their sport. They’ve beat million to one odds. They’ve fought through injuries and strugglesContinue reading!

Crossing the Finish Line

Crossing the Finish Line

Have you ever done something that you’ve wanted to do for a long time and you made it happen? You were persistent and when you actually did that thing that you’ve wanted to do, it felt incredible. You stuck with it, crossed the finish line, and were handsomely rewarded with a fantastic experience. I hadContinue reading!

Stuck in an Exercise Rut? Find Some Motivation!

Stuck in an Exercise Rut? Find Some Motivation!

If you’re stuck in an exercise rut, its time to find some motivation. So often we make everlasting pledges to ourselves on January 1st that we’re going to work out everyday or walk 10,000 steps, or go to the gym 5 times a week only to find that April and May roll around, life getsContinue reading!

What Food to Take Hiking

What Food to Take Hiking

Spring has sprung and hikers are hitting the trails in groves. As a Fort Collins nutritionist, a number of people have asked me recently about “what food to take hiking.” To clear up all the confusion, I wanted to give you some things to think about for your next hiking trip. Have you ever goneContinue reading!