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10 Tips for Healthy Lifestyle Changes

10 TIPS FOR HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Exploring daily practices that will support us in making desired changes in order to live more nourished, balanced, and satisfied lives is what we do at Green Mountain at Fox Run.   We offer opportunities to explore how practicing small changes on a consistent basis can really have a considerable impact on sustaining our hard-won behavior changes. Based on over 40 years of experience helping women make small, impactful changes in their lives, here are 10 tips to help you on your journey of making healthy, positive changes each day.

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January 21, 2017 |

14 Reasons to Join a Weight Loss Camp

14 REASONS TO JOIN A WEIGHT LOSS CAMP

There are endless methods out there for losing weight. However, they are not all created equal; some are much more effective than others. Perhaps the most successful method is staying at a weight loss camp for adults. Some people may think that “fat camps” are only for children, but these facilities are remarkably effective at promoting lasting weight loss. If you’re wondering whether or not a weight loss camp is right for you, look at some of the most common benefits of attending. (more…)

January 21, 2017 |

How to Quit Smoking Without Turning to Food

How to Quit Smoking Without Turning to Food

Because smoking is oral in nature, it’s common to turn to various oral replacements such as chewing gum or snacking as a way to make up for the loss of oral satisfaction smoking may provide. While gum or snacks can be the lesser of evils when it comes to quitting a potentially lethal habit, even these substitutes can quickly become a new unhealthy habit. read more

July 7, 2016 |

The Pritikin Calorie Counting Solution for Weight Loss

Pritikin calorie counting solution

The team at Pritikin Longevity Center, an award-winning weight loss spa and resort in Miami, Florida, tells us “Counting calories is often the wrong way to lose weight. That’s because counting calories leaves many of feeling hungry and deprived most of the time.”   “We need to free ourselves from chronic hunger,” counsels Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition at Pritikin. “Long-term success at losing weight means being able to fill up. It means enjoying satisfying amounts of food throughout the day.” In this article, Pritikin describes it calorie counting solution.

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February 15, 2016 |

3 Simple Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

Simple Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

It’s a new year, and like many of our readers, we too are setting goals for increased fitness and wellness habits.  While just about everyone is gung-ho with motivation and discipline soon after making  resolutions or setting goals, the customary period for breaking those resolutions or stumbling with new goals is now — almost a month in.  We just need a little bit of help to stay the course.

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January 24, 2016 |

3 Reasons You Keep Overeating at Night

3 reasons you're overeating at night

If there’s one thing that seems to plague many of us, it’s the munchies leading to overeating at night. Even after eating dinner, many of us find ourselves peering into the refrigerator each night, searching for something to satisfy. Is it physical hunger that’s calling? Or emotional soothing that food is sometimes so good at providing? read more

January 4, 2016 |

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Christmas Cake by Apolonia

I was pleased to be a part of a Twitter party on the website Mompreneurs Online. The party was all about the holidays — shopping, crafts, even make-up tips from Avon.  I was there to provide advice about  making it through the holidays without gaining a lot of weight.  A topic that’s on the minds of too many of us. (more…)

November 27, 2015 |

Helpful Hints to Prevent Overindulging this Holiday Season

Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas — the holidays where we tend to snack on candy, toast with cocktails and punch and eat bountiful snacks and meals is upon us. Temptations will be plentiful this time of year: dinner parties, goodie trays, bountiful buffets—how do we enjoy ourselves yet keep our caloric intake at a reasonable and healthy level?   In this post, Sharon Rekieta, Fitness and Wellness Director at Lake Austin Spa in Texas, shares some helpful hints and tips.

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October 13, 2015 |

How Smoothies Can Help with Health and Weight Loss Goals

Smoothies

While smoothies were once popular only among the health conscious community, they have now turned into a mainstream staple and are even available at fast-food joints and Starbucks. Aside from being delicious and refreshing, there are many reasons why people consume smoothies. Many people looking to lose weight start to drink smoothies in the morning, adding in fruits, veggies, and superfoods. While we at Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts don’t promote all-smoothie diets, we do encourage you to start incorporating smoothies into your life to reap some of their many benefits. (more…)

September 28, 2015 |

The Best Morning Exercise Routine for Weight Loss

Best Morning Exercise Routine for Weight Loss

“It’s easy to find thousands of weight loss tips online, including trends and fads, tips from amateur exercise enthusiasts, fitness professionals, and medical experts” says Katie Papo, Fitness Coach and Yoga Instructor for Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts.  “It can seem impossible to differentiate, or even to figure out which types of advice are best for you.”      In this article, Katie shares with us the best morning exercise routine for weight loss, even beginners to fitness.

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September 28, 2015 |

Eating Healthy on the Road

Eating Healthy on the Road
Does eating out when you are traveling cause you stress?  Are you worried that you can’t make healthy choices when you are on vacation? You don’t have to worry.  With these tips for eating healthy on the road, you just need to understand a few basic rules.
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September 12, 2015 |

25 Detox Tips by Grail Springs Retreat

25 detox tips by grail springs retreat

What exactly are toxins? Toxins are substances that have harmful effects on the body. They come from food, water, air, from chemicals used to grow and process food, coffee, sugar, pre-packaged foods and junk foods.   Normally, a person can process these toxins in the liver, kidneys and other organs and eliminate them in the feces, urine, and perspiration.

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June 2, 2015 |

7 Super Foods to Combat Stress

orange segments

Life has a way of getting the best of us some days. Whether it’s working too many hours, being tethered to too many digital devices that never seem to let you “turn off”, shuffling your children all over town for their activities, taking care of your household, or dealing with personal or family matters, stress can take its toll on you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. There are simple steps you can take to combat stress, starting with the foods you eat.  (more…)

May 9, 2015 |

The Grail Springs Alkaline Diet for Health and Wellness

Grail Springs Cuisine

The Alkaline Way – pHact or pHiction?
Madeleine Marentette, Grail Springs, Canada

With all the debate going on about detoxing and the benefits of adopting a pH balanced diet, healthy minded individuals are at a crossroads as to what to believe and what regime to follow in their quest for optimum health. So let’s look at some facts with a trip to the biology lab of our high school years and a little lesson in Acid-Alkaline 101. (more…)

March 31, 2015 |
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