Write It Down!

We've all done it.  Something important you need to or want to remember comes to mind.  Then you get distracted and forget to Write It Down! When you fail to write down appointments, sometimes you miss them.  Similarly, a food journal is an appointment with your meals.  At first glance, you think "I don't have time to count calories, let [...]

Squirrel!!

If you are easily pulled away by bells, whistles, questions, kids or other minor interruptions throughout your day, then you know how all-consuming distractions can be when you lose focus & chase down the SQUIRREL!! Remember this scene from the Pixar feature "Up!"?  Chasing the squirrel is a distraction.  An article from Scientific American notes "Our brains have developed a [...]

Building With Protein

When you were a kid, chances are you played with blocks, Lincoln Logs, Lego or even an Erector set.  You start with a base and add a block or there, using the blocks to build up or out creating a strong house.   As well, your body gets stronger by Building With Protein In the same way you build a house [...]

Too Much Sugar!

Before you take your "Sugar In The Morning", make sure you know what you're getting into when you have Too Much Sugar! That's right!  Too much sugar might be sweet...but the sweet quickly turns sour.  Watch what happens when one man gets too much sugar in his coffee!  Convinced?   Aside from the taste, too much sugar can do a lot [...]

Care For Your Skin

Your Skin Care Isn't "Better Living Through Chemistry" In 1935, chemical giant DuPont adopted the slogan "Better Things For Better Living...Through Chemistry".  When you use cosmetics, your skin care involves an average of 12 different products made of up to 168 different ingredients.   That's a lot on the largest organ in/on your body. What's In Your Skin Care Products? According [...]

Workout On Vacation!

Want To Schedule A Workout On Vacation?  MissionFiT Has You Covered! "Summer's here and the time is right for dancin' in the street"...according to Martha & The Vandellas.  So make sure you take time to workout when you go on vacation this summer.  Need help?  MissionFiT has an assortment of travel friendly workouts and sessions that will help you stay [...]

Support A “Limp” Lymph

When The Lymph System Gets Limp...And How You Can Support It Coach K recently attended a (virtual) seminar entitled The Lymphatic Rescue Summit put on by HealthMeans.com.  This blog is a compilation of what she learned about supporting a "limp" lymph. What Is The Lymphatic System? The lymph-system encompasses much more than just your tonsils.  Vital organs and other sub-systems [...]

The Value Of Friendships

Learn How & Why You Need To Value Your Friendships If you're an "I Love Lucy" fan, then you may recall the little jingle Lucy & Ethel sang about friendships.  And if you have friends, you also know the value of friendships.  Lucy & Ethel demonstrated how special friendships can be.    Just being able to talk a close friend [...]

Fascia Facts

Some Fun & Interesting Facts About Fascia You've heard the word "fascia" used in connection with exercise or stretching.  Maybe you practice self-myofacial release or SMR.  But what exactly is fascia and why is important to you as a competitor or casual athlete?  Let's learn some facts about fascia. What Is Fascia? From the Latin meaning "band", fascia is "a [...]

What’s On Your Food?

Do You Know What's On Your Food? Sure, you've become a label-reading professional and can spot a sugar hidden underneath 15 other ingredients.  You may know what's IN your food, but do you know what's ON your food? Someone Knows What's On Your Food The Environmental Working Group (EWG) knows what's on your food.  Well, at least on the produce [...]