Recipe of the Week: Oven Roasted Carrots with a Kick

These carrots are so delicious. You generally don’t think about a hint of spice when it comes to carrots, but I’m telling you… You will love theses! Ingredients: 1 lb carrots, cut on an angle in 1 inch pieces 1 Tbs olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 pinch of red…

Slowly Giving Up Processed Foods

We develop our eating habits over a lifetime, and those habits start forming early in life. Of course anyone who has the willpower can overcome bad eating habits, but if it were easy, we wouldn’t be facing the obesity crisis we face today. And one of the toughest ways to go about tackling bad habits…

Christmas Spinach Pomegranate Salad

This recipe not only tastes great, but also brings in the beautiful traditional Christmas colors of red and green. It will be a nice, healthy hit to add to your holiday menu. Ingredients: 3-4 cups spinach 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 cup thinly sliced radishes 1 red thinly sliced red onion 1 cup almond slivers…

Planning Your Fat Intake for the Day

We all know the idea that all fats are bad for you has been debunked. It’s a sad truth that fats took on a bad name in the American diet for many years due to untruths that our own government kept from us. But that’s a story for another day. The fats you want to…

The Heaviest Weights Aren’t Always the Best Weights

Form over weight. You will hear this phrase time and time again once we launch our Boldly Fit workouts. We want everyone we work with or encourage to have that concept locked in. It is so important when it comes to resistance training. The person lifting the heaviest weights in the gym might not be…

Boldly Fit Links of the Week (12-16-16)

We don’t operate in a vacuum. There’s great advice and inspiration for living a fit life all over the place. Here are five of our favorite links from this week. 1. Why we love ACV and you should too! 2. How you can avoid excess inflammation 3. Food anxiety is real. Here’s how you can avoid it. 4. If…

Fitness and the Negative Comment Cycle

Girl, you are getting too skinny! Are you going to eat the same thing again today? You know you look silly carrying around that gallon jug! Don’t lose any more weight! The comments from even well-intentioned family and friends are the one thing you don’t need on your fitness journey, but for some reason, once…

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

They’re the absolute worst vegetable when it comes to childhood recounts on TV, but a good side of roasted Brussels sprouts is something you don’t want to pass up. This is our favorite way to dish them out. Ingredients: 1 lb Brussels sprouts, ends removed 1 Tbs olive oil 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp basil…

Keeping Your Joy This Christmas Season

In all of the excitement and buzz of the Christmas season, you might find yourself in an interesting predicament. Instead of being happy about all that is going on, you are over-stressed, over-budget, over-committed and worried about what the new year might bring. If you find yourself in this situation, you are not alone. Trust…

Protein Powder vs. Whole Foods

As fitness and nutrition professionals, we get asked a lot of questions about protein powder. Should I use it as a supplement? What’s the best brand? Can I do a shake for one of my meals each day? Even though we don’t personally use many supplements, fish oil and a multi-vitamin for myself and Djuan,…