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Squash Squash the Magical Fall Treat

Every season seems to be coordinated with certain foods and recipes. There seems to be certain foods that just go with specific seasons.  Foods that you crave during those times. During the winter we tend to eat “warm”, like casseroles, soups, stews; comfort foods.   During the spring, strawberries become a popular food because they are […]

What’s up with this “Organic” food?

Written By Matt Kishler If you haven’t noticed, the organic food industry has boomed tremendously over the past several years. Countless people have been discovering the many positive benefits associated with eating organic. So what exactly does it mean to eat organic? The term “organic” refers to the way that products are both grown and […]

TEMPTATIONS: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Written By Jennifer Fuller   We all try eating better and eating less, but we always seem to feel like we’re fighting a battle we will never win! You see doughnuts as soon as you walk in the office, Your spouse wants a big dinner, and friends have missed you and want to catch up […]

Extreme Transformation, Exceptional Progress!

It has been almost a month since Sarah and I started the Extreme Transformation Program.  We set some big goals because I know she can achieve every single one.  Goals to lose weight, start running again, wiggle her toes on the beach in confidence, feel great about her body.  I hate the scale, I’ll be […]

The How-To on Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

As a group of working people such as ourselves, it’s hard to just shut your mind off to all the things that surround you at home, work, and in bed. Screaming children, sirens, snoring of your significant other, and all other types of WHITE NOISE. And what is our solution? We toss and turn and […]

Week 1: Let the Journey Begin!

Allow me to introduce myself. Wait, that’s too formal already and I am definitely not formal. My name is Sarah Brodhead. I’m just another hard-working lady who loves summer, wine, shopping, a girlie movie you could watch at least a 100 times, oh and wine. I’ve lived in Grand Rapids for the last five and […]

Size Matters

Almost everyone when they hear the phrase “bad diet” imagines super sized McDonalds meals, greasy fried foods, and potato chips. The part we tend to over look is how much VOLUME of food we eat. Everyone knows that the health of our country is headed in a negative direction. Don’t be confused- I don’t mean […]

Lose Weight….without starving or sweating!

Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? Even after getting a good night’s sleep? You are not alone. I went through this cycle for the last six months. Each day I would eat pretty decent meals, workout and do all the things I tell my clients to do. But I felt like I was […]