Staying on track with your diet can be hard.  There are so many fad diets out there that most don’t work.  Eating healthy and making the right choices is usually the best way to go.  Part of diet goals and choosing a healthy lifestyle is portion control, once you know that it’s easy to maintain a healthy diet.  Portion control is also knowing how your plate should look when you are having lunch or dinner.  Usually, it’s half leafy greens or cooked veggies, 1/4 whole grains or beans (legumes) and a 1/4 of a lean protein.  If you want to add fruit to your plate you can spilt the leafy greens into 1/4 greens and 1/4 fruit. Here are some suggestions for your greens and veggies: Bok Choy is low in calories and contains protein, and fiber.  It also contains vitamin K, C, A, potassium, carotenoids and many more minerals and…

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  Holly Holton is a celebrity trainer and fitness expert. She is also the founder of Pink Iron an all-women’s gym. When Holly turned 19, she entered her first fitness competition, the Miss Fitness Universe. She placed 5th out of over 150 seasoned competitors she then continued on the circuit competing all around the US and Canada for about 6 years.  She loved giving fitness advice and decided to start training others. Which is what lead her to open Pink Iron which has been open for seven years now. Pink Iron and Holly have been featured on E! News, Entertainment Tonight, Vanity Fair and all the major television networks and magazines as a fitness expert. Holly also has written a health book. Today Holly shares some fitness tips with us:   What do you recommend to get people started on their fitness goals? Just start! You don’t have to wait for next…

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Sticking to a healthy lifestyle and meeting your weight loss goals means having a healthy diet.  It’s not just about eating right but knowing how big a portion size is.  Portion size will help you stay fit and lean.  Here is an easy guide to follow for a healthy lifestyle.  If you are watching your weight this is a good way to stay full and eat the things you want.       What you should be eating is:   Fish usually 3oz that would be the same as a checkbook   1 teaspoon of butter is the size of a postage stamp   One cup of salad is the size of a tennis ball roughly 3oz of lean meat is the size of an iphone (not iphone plus) One baked potato should be the size of a computer mouse 1/2 a cup of beans is about the size of…

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