Category: Health

Harnessing the POWER of Protein.

PROTEIN. It’s an essential macronutrient and paying attention to its source and amount is critical for  balanced nutrition, weight loss, and optimal athletic performance. But with so much mixed information in the media today, its hard to know how much protein is necessary for YOU and how to fuel your diet to best accomplish your …

December 4, 2011
Caroline Jordan, Health, Nutrition Tips, Wellness Articles

Healthy Holidays: Stay BALANCED and savor the season.

All the holiday shopping, prepping, partying, and rushing around can often get in the way of actually enjoying the season. Cultivating mindfulness and balance is something we could all use more of, especially during this time of the year.  While it is difficult not to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the …

November 27, 2011
Caroline Jordan, Fitness Tips, Health, Nutrition Tips, Wellness Articles

Client in the Spotlight: Monika Miethke

I have worked with Monika Miethke as her group fitness instructor for 4 years. Her energy is contagious; she is in every group fitness class with superstar strength, a smile and a positive attitude. I am so grateful for students like Monika and a happy to highlight her story on this blog. After the Breast …

October 9, 2011
Caroline Jordan, client spotlight, Health, Uncategorized, Words That Matter

Eat Like the EASTER BUNNY and go COLOR crazy!

What’s “In Style” for the Spring Season? COLOR. And not just in your closet…but in your diet. However, the typical American diet color is brown, beige, boring, and nutritionally void. According to the USDA, the average American only eats around three servings of fruits and vegetables a day. And the Department of Health and Human …

April 24, 2011
Caroline Jordan, Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Tips, Recipes, Wellness Articles, Workouts

SPRING MOTIVATION ISSUE.

  The start of the spring season always brings forth new weight loss and diet resolutions. It seems everyone is working hard to “get in shape for summer / vacation / or swimsuit season”. Often these “quick fix” programs are short lived and lead to frustration and “bikini body burnout”. And all of these goals …

April 10, 2011
Caroline Jordan, Fitness Tips, Health, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, Postive Affirmations, San Francisco, self care, Self-Love, Weight Loss, Wellness Articles, Words That Matter

Heres to Your HEART Health!

HEART HEALTH! What’s the most important muscle you should think about keeping in great shape? No… it’s not your 6 pack. It’s YOUR HEART. “Over 800,000 Americans died from heart attacks and other cardiac illnesses last year,” reports preventive cardiologist Lori Mosca, MD, founder of Columbia University Medical Center’s Preventive Cardiology Program. “Sadly but most …

February 13, 2011
Caroline Jordan, Fitness, Health, Nutrition Tips, Recipes, Weight Loss, Wellness Articles

Rise and Shine…. it’s Breakfast Time!

Good morning Sunshine… its BREAKFAST Time! Whats one of the Healthy Habits I live by? Always eat BREAKFAST and make it HEALTHY! Here are a few Breakfast Benefits for you: 1 A better attention span, focus and better productivity at work, school or at home. More strength and endurance. Studies on those who work at …

August 8, 2010
Caroline Jordan, Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Tips, Recipes, Weight Loss

FOODS THAT FUEL YOU!

Foods that FUEL you – Pre and Post Workout Nutrition. The real secret to getting “harder, better, faster, stronger”? Fueling your hard working body with the right foods. For our newsletter this week, I asked SPECIAL GUEST writers, Jae Berman and Elisabeth Marsh to share their tips on Pre and Post workout Nutrition. Below you’ll …

May 23, 2010
Caroline Jordan, Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Tips, Weight Loss, Wellness Articles