I’m sure most of us have heard the terms “healthy fats” and “bad fats”. After all, they are mentioned pretty often in the fitness industry. But what exactly do these terms mean? Are there really good fats and bad fats? And if so, what are they and how do we avoid them?!
Here’s a tasty twist on your traditional Thanksgiving meal, this turkey flatbread is a great option for any potluck holiday event or “Friendsgiving” gathering you might be attending. Flatbreads are also the ultimate use for leftovers! Instead of re-heating your same old plate of Thanksgiving dinner, or ordering out for pizza, just get a little creative and use this recipe as your guide for inspiration.
It’s Thanksgiving Day, how are you going to celebrate? As most of you know, Jason is a hermit and prefers to stay at home, so tune in to listen to him complain about having to go out for Thanksgiving Dinner. Jason and Roz reminisce about Thanksgiving Day past, how they will track (or not track) today, and what they are grateful for.
The holiday season can wreak havoc on our health, not just physically but mentally too. Our desire to please others is innately human and tends to be heightened at this time of year. This isn’t a bad thing when we are mindful of what’s driving our actions, but for some, the need to satiate that feeling can cause us to overburden ourselves us. When more is being demanded of us than usual, it’s important to recognize whether the pressures you’re feeling are internal or real. Should you “lean in” to them or can you respectfully decline a social invite and honor your need for space?
We’re having a friendsgiving celebration and I just finished up baking some donuts for the occasion – the donut addiction is real people! Somehow I managed to get through the entire process and only eat one mini donut – I recognize all my accomplishments in life, big and small! Anyway, it got me thinking about how stressful the holidays can be with so many social functions to attend & trying to be healthy and what is being healthy all about anyway?
Lauren first met Jason as her CrossFit coach so when Jason expanded beyond coaching fitness into the realm of nutrition, Lauren followed. Lauren was trying to do her best sticking to what she thought was paleo, but was struggling to keep it up. Find out how this chocolate chip cookie lover got started with Own Your Eating and how she feels about her own nutrition and the world of flexible eating!
If you recently read coach J-flo’s account of a glimpse into a ‘normal’ day, you’ll have noticed that her day is just like any other mom’s out there; full of chasing kids around, preparing them food, staying on top of housework and all the rest! Finding a few minutes of peace and quiet, let alone an hour to work out, isn’t always easy. Well what about if you’re a coach at a gym? Surely that means you have hours on end to train and that’s what makes all the difference right?! Uh well, sorry to burst your bubble, but no, that’s not the case! Check out what Mags’ day looks like as a Crossfit coach at our local box.
There are two types of people in this world; those who liberally dress their Thanksgiving dinner in gravy and those who prefer a healthy dollop of cranberry sauce instead. In spite of my sweet tooth, when it comes to roast dinners I’m pretty traditional and typically lean towards a generous pour of gravy. Don’t let it’s liquid consistency fool you though, as it can be far from light when it comes to calories.
Own Your Eating coach, Jen Charlesworth has recently been experimenting with intermittent fasting. Truth is, she’s been loosely fasting for some time unintentionally, but after consulting our eBook to intermittent fasting, she decided to implement more of structure and pay attention to the results of differences she experienced during this time.
Last week Jason started chatting about his journey in the Fitness world and this week he brings us up to the present day. Jason has a hard time not dishing out advice along the way, from life to fitness, to business throughout this week’s podcast you’ll get tons of wisdom and even actionable items you can do right away.