Face it, we all get cravings! Especially around holidays like Valentine’s day and Easter where chocolate is front and centre in our face, its hard to resist temptation. But did you know you could eat chocolate EVERYDAY without blowing off your diet??? It’s all a matter of how it is presented.
To help satisfy your chocolate cravings, we've compiled a list of easy, delicious, macro-friendly chocolate snacks! They're so good you won't believe they are Dietitian-approved!
The holiday season is the perfect time to ask Santa for new workout gear and/or meal prep aids, and if Santa doesn’t follow through, you’ve got boxing week sales to fall back on!
To help with your shopping, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 must-haves to help save time and increase performance in the gym and in the kitchen!
Looking to keep your fitness up while away from your home gym? Wondering what workouts you can do with zero or minimal equipment?
We've got you covered! Our coaches have put together a list of workouts that can be completed anywhere, anytime!
The holidays only comes around once a year. You get time to spend with your family and friends to celebrate. Don’t forget about the food too! Since we only see many of these holiday fares once a year, we often take on the mentality of letting ourselves go ahead and splurge.
The end result?
After the holidays, you step on the scale to a shocking number. Can you seriously be up that much? Understanding what is happening in your body can help you overcome these post-holiday blues and even prevent the sabotage your weight.
There’s nothing better than having friends and family for a holiday meal in with good food and plenty of laughter. However, we know the holiday season comes with plenty of social events, which can be overwhelming at times, but this isn't an excuse to throw all of your hard work away! Whether you are hosting a party or attending one, there are ways in which you can control what you're eating and drinking so that you don't wake up feeling guilty (or uncomfortably full) the next day!
Want to impress your guests without deep-fried, trans-fat filled foods?
Here are some of our top tips for making sure you really are the hostess with the mostess!
If you are the person who treats the new year like a blank slate, and fills the empty page with goals you never end up achieving, this post is for you! Did you know that only 10% of people actually stick with their new year’s resolutions? This is because most of us set resolutions that are unrealistic, and we do not actually spend the proper amount of time planning out how we are going to achieve to them. If you want to set out the new year on the right foot, it takes a bit of work, but preparation is the key to success.
To help you succeed in your health & fitness goals, we've compiled some tips for setting (and achieving) "new year" resolutions. We hope you enjoy!
The holiday season is finally here! That means all things cinnamon spice, and everything nice… and of course, a lot of sweet treats! Here is a round-up of our favorite Food for 6S festive holiday recipes to get you in the spirit. Each recipe was created using nutrient dense ingredients (as opposed to refined flours and sugars) making them a healthier twist on the conventional version. After all, ‘tis the season to indulge, but why not do so with a healthier option? Enjoy!
Do you find you are getting busier now that the holiday season is here? Holiday parties, gift shopping, and seasonal events have begun to suck up our free time, making it even harder to stay on track with our training and nutrition. However, just because this time of the year is inherently busier and more stressful on our wallets, the holiday season doesn't have to be an open invitation to throw your entire routine out the window! Remember that you've worked hard to get to where you are today; it would be a shame to throw it all away.
So, how can you enjoy the holidays without setting yourself too far back? Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of tips to help you stay on track over the holiday season, so when January 1st rolls around you're not scrambling to find the "reset" button. After all, balance is the key to 6S!
With the holidays upon us, even with our handy-dandy holiday survival guide (click here if you missed it), we know that it can be increasingly difficult to find a gym nearby or to find the time to make it to a CrossFit class.
To make your lives easier, we have compiled a list of 20 travel WODs, most without any equipment requirement, that you can do anywhere, anytime, and that don't require such a large time commitment! So, don’t worry about not making it into the gym, just find some empty space in your house and get sweaty! Feel free to modify any of these workouts to fit your needs (e.g. add odd objects or weights if you have access to some!).
With the holiday season upon us, we all know that it is going to become increasingly difficult to resist all the delicious treats that only appear at this time of year. Not to mention, the stuff that’s always around us but we somehow seem to notice it more when we’re in relaxation mode. In addition to time off work, the holiday season is always paired with good food and company. With these temptations staring us in the face, it becomes increasingly difficult to muster up the willpower to say no.
The holiday season is a wonderful time of year – filled with friends, family, love and togetherness. So, with endless opportunities to fall off the wagon with regards to nutrition and fitness, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to avoid losing all the gains you’ve worked so hard to earn up to this point AND attend all the social events and family dinners you want. However, don’t be fooled – the two are not mutually exclusive! You can (to some extent) have your cake and eat it too! Just remember, everything in moderation…
Here are 10 tips that are guaranteed to help you survive the holiday season and ensure that all your hard work doesn’t go to waste:
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