Nutrition

Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner Options For those looking to eat a healthy Thanksgiving dinner, here are the best holiday dishes to enjoy throughout the day. Start the day with a healthy breakfast. Most people skip breakfast because they know they will be eating a big meal later. We suggest eating a healthy, hearty breakfast to avoid overdoing it on the Thanksgiving food later in the day. Get moving.  Thanksgiving is notoriously known for a day where families and friends gather to eat and relax. We suggest you break a sweat on Thanksgiving day. Complete a morning

Be Strong - Breast Cancer Awareness During breast cancer awareness month, we share how you (and your loved ones) can best protect yourself from this deadly disease. According to U.S. Breast Cancer statistics, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. This is a shocking number, but with strong mental and physical health, you can drastically lower your risk. Here are a few ways you can accomplish overall wellness to reduce your chances of developing breast cancer. Limit alcohol.  Studies show that the more you

Health Tips for Aging Adults No matter your age, stay proactive with your health. Today, we are share tips that aging adults can incorporate into their daily routine to ensure they are doing all they can to live a healthy, fulfilling life.  Be active  Although you may not be able to do all of the workouts that you once could, staying active is essential in maintaining health as you age. We suggest doing exercise that is a challenge, but something you can maintain for at least 30 minutes a day. Whether that is

Nutritious Lunches to Pack Back to school means back to packing lunches! Today, we share easy, healthy meals that everyone in the family will enjoy for lunch.  Bento Box  This do-it-yourself lunchable style meal is a great solution for you and your kids! Because they can be so diverse, these meals can easily be tailored for each member of the family. Some simple foods to include are fruit, hummus, nuts, deli meat, cheese and eggs. The options for this easy-to-prepare meal are endless! Click here for a helpful list of bento box style

How to Celebrate Men's Health Month June is men’s health month, a nationally recognized holiday designed to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among males. Here we share tips on how to  make your health a priority this month to celebrate. Get a Health Screening.   Men, here’s the sign you’ve been waiting for to schedule that doctor’s appointment. There’s no better time than now to see a health professional. Regular health screenings give you peace of mind because they can detect signs of disease

Supplements That Men Should Take Daily A nutritious diet and exercise are often the start of a healthy lifestyle, but sometimes our body needs more vitamins and minerals than we are consuming through food. Men should add the following supplements to their daily routine to ensure they ingest the accurate amount of nutrients to nourish their bodies. Multivitamin It’s no surprise that a multivitamin is at the top of the list. While this supplement contains multiple vitamins and minerals, men should ensure that their multivitamins contain a healthy dosage of the following nutrients.

10 Superfoods for Women   If you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle that includes nourishing foods that give your body the nutrients, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals that it needs, add these 10 superfoods to your diet.   Salmon - This omega 3 rich fish is filled with anti-inflammatory fatty acids that can lower the risk of heart disease and arthritis, lower blood pressure and so much more.   Leafy Greens - Spinach, kale, swiss chard and other leafy greens are full of vitamins, minerals and fiber that your body is

5 Tips for a Better Night Sleep  Sleep loss is detrimental to everyone both physically and mentally. A lack of sleep is linked to heart disease, diabetes, strokes and obesity. With that being said, it is safe to say sleep is extremely important for your overall wellbeing and that is why we’ve put together 5 tips to help you in getting a better night sleep.     Mindfulness Meditation – Mindfulness meditation evokes the relaxation response in your brain which helps you focus on calmness rather than concerns about the past or future. It is known to help

Nutritional Myths - How to Navigate the Trends   We know that establishing a nutrition plan and routine that works best for you can be a challenge. There are so many sources to choose from when researching and pulling together guidelines that work best for your life. Our team at Grand Fitness wants to first address some of the myths you may have heard or come across in your research!   Myth 1: Eliminate or restrict a macronutrient for the best results   Please do not completely eliminate a macronutrient (carbohydrates, proteins or lipids/fats)

10 Ways to Establish Healthy Eating Habits Today You can have the ideal workout plan in mind, dedicating hours to your well-being by visiting the gym or staying active in your everyday life, but how important is nutrition to your overall success?   Establishing healthy eating habits is essential in several ways. We’ve outlined a few below!   Maintaining a healthy weight that is sustainable through life’s many changes. Lowering your chances for chronic diseases such as diabetes, certain types of cancer, osteoporosis, hypertension and more. Increasing your energy and happiness,