Entries by Brandon Bernica

Recipes: Asian-Inspired Dishes

Today’s recipes are all Asian-inspired and all delicious! Whether you’re craving some vitamin-rich bok choy or want a nice chicken recipe for date night, these meals are perfect for a variety of occasions. The best part? Each recipe calls for healthy ingredients and healthy preparation. You won’t have to worry about counting calories or watching […]

7 Dieting Mistakes Everyone Makes

When I say the word “diet”, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? Perhaps you think of that friend that chows down on nothing more than salad and fish. Maybe you know someone that swears to ditch sweets, only to be back on a bender a week later. Diets have always been known […]

Recipes: Rosemary Lamb Chops

Today’s recipe is a hearty one: rosemary lamb chops. Just picture a sizzling slab of lamb chops, broiled to perfection. Mix in a side of veggies and you have the perfect meal for a variety of occasions, from family dinner to date night. But these lamb chops are more than just delicious. They can also be […]

How Group Fitness Can Increase Your Self-Confidence

This is a guest post by David Dewar, a clinical hypnotherapist who specializes in unlocking human potential. Exercise is one of the biggest self-confidence boosters out there. It helps you feel and look better through losing weight, strengthening and toning your body, reducing stress, and giving you a sense of achievement. However, getting started on […]

Recipes: Healthy Tacos

Oh man, today’s recipe is a doozy. TACOS. How can you not love tacos? These crescents of savory goodness are among the most popular foods in the world. Unfortunately, tacos are often greasy and lack any serious nutritional benefits. They fall squarely into the late night, guilty pleasure category. But with a little tweaking, tacos […]

The Effects of Stress and How to Overcome Them

Stress is the most uncomfortable feeling in the world. Heart palpitations. Sweaty palms. Overbearing thoughts. From something as small as losing $5 to something bigger like a family feud, anything can cause stress. When people care deeply about something (an event, a person, their identity, etc.) they fear anything negatively affecting whatever they value. When […]

Protein-Packed Meals

It’s time to pack on the protein in this week’s recipes! Along with being essential for the body’s daily processes, proteins help build muscle, especially when you work out. They’re also awesome sources of energy throughout your day. Here are a few dishes you can piece together to increase your daily protein intake right away.

Lowering Your Risk of Injury

What most commonly derails people’s progress in getting fit and staying healthy? Injuries. For people who lead active lifestyles, suffering a debilitating injury – such as tearing a knee or breaking a finger – can be demotivating. While no one can avoid all risk to injury, there are certainly steps you can take to limit […]

Recipes: Soups for Wintertime

Picture someone in the middle of a frosty snowstorm. They can’t feel their toes, their teeth are chattering non-stop, and their face is as pale as the underside of your tongue. Trekking through deep snow, they finally stumble upon a warm cabin. On a table, there’s a hot bowl of soup steaming to the nicks […]