1. 5 Mistakes Clients Make During Their Weight Loss Programs

    When you begin your weight loss journey, you have the best intentions. Finally, you’re ready to lose weight and get moving. You solemnly swear that you will eat healthier and start exercising immediately after work instead of bingeing the latest Netflix series. You want to feel healthier than ever. You know that when you lose weight, you’ll reduce your risk of developing heart disease, type 2 …Read More

  2. Why Our Southlake Weight Loss Coaches Are Effective

    It’s not uncommon for your weight loss journey to be extremely frustrating. You’ve probably tried a variety of different diets, all claiming to be different and more effective. Maybe you even lost some weight temporarily, only to gain it back. As far as fitness goes, you’ve tried a variety of different programs, such as fitness boot camp, cycling classes, barre classes and more. Initially, t…Read More

  3. Part One: Why You Procrastinate

    What's the one thing that's held you back most over the years in accomplishing your goals? Probably procrastination. Trust me, you're not alone. It may be caused, in part, by how you talk to yourself. Think about it. Have you ever worked for or been close to someone who constantly beats you down? Constantly tells you all the negative things about yourself. Consistently pushes you down instead of l…Read More

  4. The Benefits of Small Group Workout Classes in Southlake

    Let’s face it: it takes discipline to work out. Following a long day at the office, you may be tempted to stay at home and watch Netflix instead. What if you worked out with a group of 5-7 other like-minded friends? Working out is way more fun with friends than simply running on the treadmill alone. You’ll feel more motivated to attend your fitness classes knowing that your friends will be swe…Read More

  5. Our Nutrition Program: Balanced Habits Life®

    Did you know that 80 percent of your health and fitness habits depend upon nutrition? As a Southlake fitness center, we’re not saying that you need to stop exercising. We’re big advocates for exercise, but all the fitness classes in the world will probably not yield the results you are looking for if you don’t change your diet. Most of us grew up eating a certain way, which may not have been…Read More

  6. Health Coaching: Our Kick Start® 28 Day Program

    Are you ready to optimize your health, lose weight, and increase your fitness levels? Perhaps you’ve tried weight loss programs before without receiving the results that you hoped for. Trying to lose weight on your own can be a difficult road to navigate as you attempt to eat a healthy diet and exercise alone. If you want to lose weight and keep it off, join our Balanced Body Kick Start® health…Read More

  7. Michelle’s Recipe of the Week: Blueberry Orange Blast Smoothie

    Yields about 2 servings Ingredients: 6 inch Banana Fresh or 1 cup Frozen Blueberries 25g Vanilla Protein Powder -Whey or Soy OK (not weight, 25g total protein) 2/3 cup Non Fat Greek Vanilla Yogurt 1/4 cup Fresh OJ + 1/4 cup Water Ice 8 Almonds or 8 Cashews   Directions: Using your individual unit portion amount below, place all ingredients in a blender; blend until creamy. Make your own “Li…Read More

  8. How to Lose Weight and Drink Alcohol

    Last month we had St. Patty’s Day, which tends to be another “good excuse” to booze it up. Look, I’m not here to preach, I just want to share the FACTS and help you make the best decision for YOU… So, let me start by telling you how alcohol works in your body: Once alcohol is swallowed, it travels down the esophagus into the stomach and the small intestine. It avoids the normal digestive…Read More

  9. Michelle’s Recipe of the Week: Apple Pie Spiced Breakfast Quinoa

    Yields:  about 4 cups prepared Increase or decrease as desired Ingredients: 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups 1% -2% Milk Almond Milk 2 cups Water 60 grams Vanilla Protein Powder Whey 1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon ¼ tsp. Ground Nutmeg ¼ tsp. Ground Ginger  or 1/8 tsp Cardamom finger pinch Kosher Salt 3 Tbsp. Agave or Honey -or 2 packets No Sugar Sweetener 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 2 XX-Large Egg Whites ¼ cup Dried F…Read More

  10. Take a break! You deserve it :-)

    One of the most important but misunderstood secrets to smart fitness is the necessity of taking a break.  Taking a break means (gasp!) stopping all exercise for several days or even a whole week. If you are like many people, the thought of completely stopping your exercise and fitness routines seems shocking.  All you have heard is how important exercise is, how you should be working out nearly …Read More