Chiara and Holly-208 Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If you’re looking to get fit & healthy you’ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

Category : Healthy Lifestyle

5 numbers to remember for your health

5 Numbers to Remember for Your Health

Everyone knows that it is important to take care of your health, but I understand how overwhelming it can be to keep track of everything. There are many numbers in addition to the ones I will discuss here that can be tracked, but I chose these 3 measurements because they are easy to measure. Your

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how to improve your sleep

How to Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important factors when it comes to our overall health. When we sleep our bodies are hard at work repairing our muscles, consolidating our memories and releasing the hormones that regulate our growth and metabolism. The general recommendation for adults is 7-9 hours per night, although the exact needs will vary

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healthy cooking

Making Healthy Cooking a Priority

I remember husband’s first offshore trip in 2009 mostly because it was when I realized how much I didn’t know about grocery shopping and cooking. Growing up my family was incredibly busy and we almost never ate meals in the home. My mother, sister and I all took dance lessons so we were at the

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starting an exercise program

How to Start an Exercise Program

Unless you live under a rock, it is likely that you have heard exercise is good for you. Unfortunately, the demands of modern life keep most Americans from reaching even the minimum requirement to keep us healthy. According to the CDC, only 49% of Americans are currently meeting the requirements of 30 minutes of moderate activity

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life lessons

Life Lessons Learned From Exercise

December is an especially reflective time for me between my birthday and the end of the year. I take this time to review my goals from the previous year and set new ones for the future. This habit has expended to all areas of my life, but it started with exercise goals. In fact, I continue to

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habits to keep you young

Are Your Habits Making You Older or Keeping You Young?

Why is it that some people age gracefully while others don’t? Genetics and family history are an undeniable contributing factor, but I believe that our overall lifestyle plays a major role as well. I have always been fascinated by the subject of longevity, which is what lead me to study Exercise Science & Health Promotion.

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what to do when you fall off the wagon

What To Do When You “Fall Off The Wagon”

Have you ever “fallen off the wagon” with your diet & exercise program? I have….and I know that there are a number of reasons for why we can get derailed the biggest mistake I make is aiming for perfection. Below you will find some strategies for getting back on track. Start with your next meal: Don’t

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eating healthy when dining out

Eating Healthy When Dining Out

Eating out has become part of the American culture and for many of us, it is part of our daily routine. Most of us need about 2000 to 2500 calories per day to maintain our weight. However, with restaurant meals averaging well over 1000 calories a meal, it is easy to see how quickly this habit

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How Fit is Your Life?

How Fit is Your Life?

We have all heard the saying “use it or lose it” and when it comes to our bodies, this statement is SO TRUE. For the past 6 years I have met with people who have realized that they “lost it” and are trying desperately to get it back. In my first strength and conditioning class in

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