Set Real Expectations

April 3, 2020 Written by

So, you’re motivated to make some changes and you’re willing to do anything you possibly can to achieve these goals. I would love nothing more! But, anytime you start a journey to make a lifestyle change, it can be tough. You can expect some bumps along the way which is why it’s important to set real expectations. For the long run. Hey, I’m not perfect, you’re not perfect… and no one expects us to be. Because they’re... Read More

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9 Tips to Boost Your Immune System

March 24, 2020 Written by

Protect Others And Take Care Of You! Whether it’s a normal flu season or we’re facing the COVID-19 pandemic, our immune system is constantly being exposed to harmful bacteria, new pathogens, and carcinogens from every direction. Protect yourself by learning how to boost your immune system. A strong immune system is the first defense against colds, the flu, and other virals and bacterial germs. Since prevention is better than a cure, it pays to... Read More

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What Are Macros? | Foundation Nutrition Coaching

March 7, 2020 Written by

What Are Macros? What are macros? Macros are short for macronutrients. Macronutrients include protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These are three nutrients your body needs to produce, and store, energy to survive, function… and exercise! Each one has a different role in our bodies. But, with all the conflicting information on what you should and shouldn’t be eating, it can be difficult to navigate. We’ve dished up an overview of macros and why... Read More

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Congratulations 2020 RESET Nutrition Challenge Participants!

February 28, 2020 Written by

It’s official! The 2020 RESET 6-week partner Lifestyle and Nutrition Challenge is over! We are so proud of all the hard work everyone put in, and a huge shout-out to our top 3 teams who averaged the most points. 1st Place: Team Kat & Marion 2nd Place: Team Shawn & Brian 3rd Place: Team Kelli & Nicole The gym is only 1 hour of your day… then you have 23 hours every day full of decisions about how to treat your body and your... Read More

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Customized Group Nutrition Challenge

February 22, 2020 Written by

Create Your Own Customized Group Nutrition Challenge! Host a customized group nutrition challenge for your staff or with a group of friends/family! Foundation Nutrition offers a simple and effective way to arm your group with nutrition knowledge, build camaraderie, provide accountability and boost motivation at NO COST to you, as the organizer. Who Can Benefit from a Customized Group Nutrition Challenge? Do you have a group of friends or family who... Read More

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Sleep 101: Can you repay “sleep debt?”

January 26, 2020 Written by

If sleep were a credit card company, most of us would be in trouble. Regardless of the cause, sleep debt is the accumulated amount of sleep loss from insufficient sleep. Can you repay “sleep debt?” Whether it’s due to a new Netflix series you can’t stop binging on or extra hours at the office, sacrificing sleep Monday through Friday is something we all do, more often than we’d like to admit. Lose an hour every night and you’re faced with... Read More

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Hydration for Young Athletes

January 25, 2020 Written by

Hydration for young athletes (and adult athletes, too) is more important than you may realize. A drop in hydration can not only affect performance, but can also result in headaches and a decrease in their cognitive performance. Is your young athlete staying hydrated? Guess what? Thirst is not a reliable sign of proper hydration (for kids or adults). Experts recommend that young athletes drink plenty of water before a workout and every 15 to 20 minutes... Read More

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Nutrition for Performance: 5 Key Rules for Athletes

January 24, 2020 Written by

Do you know what it means to eat healthy? You’ve probably heard a few things here and there about “what to avoid” and “what to include” in your diet to improve the way your body looks and feels. But what about nutrition for performance? 5 Key Tips: Nutrition for Performance No doubt you’ve heard these nutrition tips before. And maybe you’ve discounted them because the celebrity tips sound more “fun.” While it can be tempting to turn... Read More

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Healthy Snacks for Kids (and Adults)

January 20, 2020 Written by

With sports in full swing, I thought it would be timely to shoot over a list of 30 challenge-approved, healthy snacks for kids (and adults). Surprise, many of these healthy snacks are like mini-meals. Hangry Bring Out The Crazies in Your Kids? Does hunger ever bring out the crazies in your kids? I’m sure we all just agree that it’s not just in kids… I get hangry if I don’t eat, too! Hangry – have you ever heard of it?... Read More

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Is Sugar Bad?

January 16, 2020 Written by

Is sugar bad? Will sugar make me gain weight? When is it OK to eat sugar? Many of us think of sugar as the white stuff people put in their coffee and the stuff that makes up most of those cereals in the breakfast “food” aisle. Sugars also occur naturally in many whole foods such as fruits, vegetables and even whole grains. You recognize these as “carbs.” Along with sugar, the macronutrient carbohydrates also includes starch (potatoes... Read More

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