FormWell Fitness Blog

Spring Food for Thought

Kale Salad recipe

Staying the course with nutrition is often the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle change. And with nearly 80% of weight loss success being tied to proper nutrition, it’s quite possibly the most important part of the equation. One thing that makes it incredibly difficult is a lack of knowledge when it comes to recipes […]

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Sleep Recovery

Recovery benefits during sleep

When someone decides they want to improve their health, they first begin with an exercise routine, maybe add in some more cardio or meet with a trainer to help guide them to their weight loss goals. This will be followed by working on getting the nutrition part in check, things as simple as not eating […]

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Why “Eating Clean” Is Not Working for You

Good Food

Eating clean has become one of the most thrown around phrases in the past couple years when people start talking about eating and fitness, but it is unlikely that most people who speak about clean eating really know how to eat clean for their own bodies. People too often associate eating clean with Paleo, Whole […]

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Quick Fix vs. Lifestyle Change

Lifestyle change is a process, not an event

We have become a nation of instant gratification. Thanks to technology, we expect things to literally be at our fingertips at any given moment. Because of this, when we don’t receive the favorable results we’re after, we tend to think it’s not worth it and move on. But change takes time, and in fact, can […]

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Stop Exercising, Start Training

Exercise vs. Training

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” -Archilochus It’s All in How You Spin It As we enter the third week of January when many people have already given up on their resolutions, are you finding yourself in an exercise rut while you’re working toward […]

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Get Some! …Sleep

Get some sleep

Tired yet? The importance of sleep on your overall physical well-being is astronomical. Most of your former bad habits or prolonged issues can be linked to a lack of sleep. The Bad. The risk of obesity rises with those with a sleep deficit. A study in teenagers showed with every hour of sleep lost, the […]

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Winning The Super Bowl

Big Game 2018

The Super Bowl is one of the first obstacles of the year with your new lifestyle. Long gone are the days of gorging on chips and dip, pizza, hot wings, and copious amounts of booze. You’ve changed your way of thinking and this is a great chance to show everyone, and yourself, how your new […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Fit, Stay Fit

New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions have been a common tradition since the Babylonian era. It’s a time to reflect on the past year and look forward to self-improvement in the new. Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of giving up on resolutions almost as quickly as we make them. A FranklinCovey poll studied 15,000 customers with resolutions; […]

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The Threat of Obesity in America

The threat of Obesity in America

We have all heard about the threat of obesity across America. It’s being thrown around in the media so often it’s become white noise. I want to talk to you about the real implications of the rise of obesity in our country and whether or not America is ready to tackle the problem head-on. Did […]

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