Why Eating Breakfast Helps You Lose Weight

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”

How many of you heard your parents’ voices when you read that phrase?

We may have rolled our eyes at the time, but the funny thing about growing up is you start to understand what the adults were talking about back then.

Breakfast really IS the most important meal of the day!

We’ve heard some pretty common excuses for skipping breakfast – such as not having time in the morning or wanting to sleep in longer.

But the most silly of them all, quite frankly, is skipping breakfast in hopes of losing more weight because it’s “less calories” to consume in the day.

Say what!?

The reality is quite the opposite, eating breakfast actually helps you lose weight! And here’s how:

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Tips For Staying in Shape Before the Wedding

Remember when you were a little girl and you would dream about your wedding day?

Your dress would shimmer in the sun and be as poofy as a white cloud. Your dashing husband would be smiling at you at the end of the aisle. And, of course, all your favorite stuffed animals would be in attendance.

Now, the day you’ve been dreaming of is finally becoming reality. But wait a second, it’s not nearly as picture perfect and carefree as you imagined!

Wedding season is upon us, which means thousands of women across the nation are drowning under the stress of guest lists, cake options, wedding venues, flower arrangements, and the pressure to stay in shape to fit into that fairy tale wedding dress.

We’re here to help relieve some of that wedding madness! We’re going to give you some tips on how to keep up with your healthy lifestyle amidst your busy schedule.

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Recipes: Skinny Orange Creamsicles

What do you get when you mix Greek yogurt, oranges, pineapples, agave nectar, and a stick?

You get yourself the perfect summer cooldown treat…orange creamsicles!

When it’s hot and sweaty outside, there’s nothing more refreshing than something nice, sweet, and cool dessert, though you usually have to turn to some sugary ice cream or a dense milkshake to feel refreshed.

Those days are now long gone!

Our creamsicle recipe loses the sugar, the preservatives, and the guilt that your run-of-the-mill popsicle would give you. You’ll be in love with these creamsicles from the first lick!

Here’s how you make them:

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Workout of the Week: Burn for the Whole Body!

Who said upper body day couldn’t include a cardio also?!?

That’s exactly what you’re getting in this week’s workout of the week! Time to tone those arms AND thighs!

The 45 degree rows, burpees, and L raises will build those arm and shoulder muscles. With some lunges, your legs will also get in a nice workout. Finally, we’ve thrown in some jumping jacks, cross jacks, and jogging in place to get your heart rate bumping and pumping.

If you’re in a crunch for the week but need a quick workout that covers a lot of your body, this is the one! Just set aside 15 minutes—yup, only 15—and you’re golden!

Let’s get that form and focus down!

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Workout of the Week: Buns and Thighs Builder

Who doesn’t love buns and thighs?

In this case, we’re not talking about biscuits and fried chicken – we’re talking about toned, sculpted glutes and quads!

We get it – it can be intimidating being surrounded by seemingly flawless bodies, especially when it’s time to hit the beach. Don’t let another Summer pass feeling self-conscious and unhappy with your body!

Try out this short, 15 minute buns and thighs workout so you can confidently strut your stuff on the beach in no time. Be your own body goals!

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