July 10, 2015

Eat from the Earth with our Lizzy Jay’s Juices

Eat from the Earth with our Lizzy Jay’s Juices. With so many “diet fads” out there, it’s no wonder people get confused, overwhelmed and frustrated about nutrition, but what you need to know is quite simple. Feed your body the best source of food grown from the earth and your body will thank you for […]
July 2, 2015

Why Yoga? Why Not Yoga? ~ Ashley

As a past Division I college athlete and marathon runner, many ask, “Why yoga?”  To which my answer is simple, “Why NOT yoga?” The benefits of increased flexibility and strength are obvious. Not to mention greater focus and concentration with an awareness of breath.  But the benefits of self awareness, assuredness and confidence answers the […]
June 11, 2015

10 Tips for making Healthy Eating a part of your Life

  Good Eating Habits   Eating well doesn’t mean dieting over and over again. One reason diets don’t work is because they can encourage people to think of foods as “good” or “bad,” At Jeni-Fit we prefer the crowding out approach, keep adding in good foods and naturally eliminate lesser ones. The best way to […]
June 4, 2015

WHAT IS ALCOHOL AND HOW IS IT METABOLIZED?

Calories provide energy for our bodies to function. We get calories from carbohydrates, protein, fat, and alcohol. For each gram, you get a set number of calories.   1 gram Calories Carbohydrates 4 Protein 4 Fat 9 Alcohol 7   The vitamin, mineral, and water content add to the nutritional value for each of these […]
May 29, 2015

Portion Distortion

There has been a DRAMATIC change in the portions, servings, slices and pieces we are “allowed” to eat over the past 20 years.   In the food industry the motto of “bigger is better” has taken over along with mass marketing to get us to buy bigger sizes to save money saying it’s a better […]
May 22, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend Tips – Avoid regretting next Tuesday!

  The most challenging part of the holiday weekend for most of us are the drinks and the BBQs!   PLAN as much as you can! Plan to work out even if you are going away. Pack your sneaks and workouts clothes now! Then, make sure you actually do the work out! It will keep […]
May 14, 2015

Washboard Abs

We all know strong abs look good, but why is it important to have a strong midsection? Strong abs- or a strong core – is one of the keys to preventing back pain. The abs act like a girdle to hold the torso in alignment and help the back maintain its proper curvature. Strong abs […]
April 30, 2015

Rediscovering My Fitness to Take Back My Life

    January 2015, New Year, same me. I was laying in bed with the flu, barely awake when my younger sister comes bounding through my bedroom door. “Meg, wake up. You gotta come to the gym with me to meet the trainers. Theyʼre all there. Just come. You donʼt even have to work out”. She […]
April 17, 2015

SPRING Into Fitness- Lean & Clean 2015

SPRING INTO FITNESS 2015   Alleluia to Spring!! We could not seem to get away from our dreary cold winter this year. As the seasons change, it is time to change some of our habits.   Clean out those cupboards and let go of all the “diets” you are planning to get your body ready […]
April 9, 2015

The Importance of the RIGHT Shoe

In my opinion, cycle shoes without a doubt help! Sneakers have flexible bottoms, which make your pedaling less efficient. Cycle shoes have hard soles, so every stroke of the pedal is going 100% toward the cycling effort and nothing is lost in the bending of your foot. My recommendation is a pair of mountain biking […]