Richard Bragg

How to Shed Those Winter Pounds FAST

Bathroom scale isolateWinter is that time of year when we are far too aware of the fact that no one will be seeing our legs, arms or stomachs. We have a secret to share with you, Winter is almost over… That’s right, Spring will officially begin on March 20th and you know what that means, less clothes to disguise those 15 pounds you’ve put on.

Before you get too stressed out, we have another secret to share with you. We are going to let you in on a few simple changes you can make to lose weight fast. [Read more…]

Raising a Healthy Family

CaptureThe decision to live a lifestyle of healthy food and regular exercise is one of the best choices you will ever make for yourself. However, maintaining this new lifestyle is definitely a challenge, especially if your family isn’t on board with you. If your children see you eating oats for breakfast and fish for lunch and they think that food is gross, they aren’t going to want to have a part in living healthy. So how do you get your family to be healthy with you? You give them what they want.

By that we don’t mean if they want cake for breakfast, you give them cake. We just mean, make healthy foods that appeal to everyone. [Read more…]

Planning Meal Times for Night Shift Workers

These days, finding a job means making a few compromises. While you might find a position in the field you want to work in, that doesn’t always mean you’ll earn the salary you want. It also doesn’t mean you’ll have the opportunity to work the shift you want. Going to work from nine o’clock in the morning until five o’clock in the evening isn’t a luxury everyone has. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that now, more than ever, Americans are working the night shift.

For workers trying to achieve their weight loss goals, this can be quite a problem. [Read more…]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Meals

While Valentine’s Day is all about love, it’s hard to keep those romantic feelings alive when you’re scrambling for reservations and standing in line at the movie theater for an hour, just to be told tickets are no longer available for the new rom-com. Then you finally do get a seat at your favorite restaurant or movie, you end up sacrificing all the hard work you put into your weight loss and giving into to decadent, scrumptious calorie-rich foods you’ll regret eating in the morning. At the end of the day, you’ll probably be asking yourself:

When did Valentine’s Day become so difficult?”

The truth is, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be difficult at all. You just need to plan for it and ensure every move you make fits into your healthy and clean lifestyle. [Read more…]

4 Ways to Keep Yourself Encouraged on Your Weight Loss Journey

One of the most difficult things about losing weight, is staying encouraged. A couple weeks of little to no change on the scale can easily persuade us to give up. Without any encouraging proof that progress is being made we feel as though all of our efforts have been for nothing. Because being able to see progress is so pivotal to your success, we have come up with a few strategies that will make it easier for you. [Read more…]

Spring Cleaning Your Body

Winter is almost gone and spring is almost here. What does that mean? It’s time for a little spring cleaning! This time the cleaning wont be done around the house, but in our bodies.

We are going to talk about three ways to cleanse your body of toxins and restore healthy balances. [Read more…]

3 Quinoa Recipes to Jump Start Fat Burning

The popularity of quinoa is constantly growing among all people, healthy and unhealthy eaters alike. It tastes good, it fills you up and it’s something different to spice up your old recipes. Something that most people don’t realize, is that they’re actually doing themselves a huge favor by eating quinoa. This delicious little grain is secretly helping you lose weight! [Read more…]

3 Salads That Will Make You Love Eating Healthy!

Salad, even the name of it makes you think “boring!” We know salads are good for us, and can provide us with huge nutritional benefits that help us lose weight. But who wants to eat lettuce every day? Even “spicing things up” by replacing the lettuce with spinach doesn’t make us enjoy salads any more. So what do we do? Is all hope lost for salads?

No! Here’s a secret for you, salads are only as delicious or bland as you make them. So why not make them great? [Read more…]

3 Smoothies That Boost Metabolism

Do not drink your calories! This is the number one rule we hear as people trying to lose weight and live healthier. Many times this rule leads us to believe that the only drink we can have, is water. This is not true! There are a variety of drinks that are actually beneficial to your health and will cause you to lose weight faster than you would regularly.

Teas, juices, smoothies the options are endless. Today, we are going to talk about smoothies. Not just smoothies that taste good, but smoothies that are 100% good for you and work with you to burn fat and lose weight fast! With the help of these smoothies you will be on your way to meeting you weight loss goals! [Read more…]

6 Ways to Get Healthy With Lemons

We’re constantly hearing about the latest medications and products on the market that will rid our bodies of sickness, get us in shape or improve our mental stability. When you get down to it, many of these products are doing our bodies more harm than good.

The safest way to cure your body of sickness or impurities, is naturally. There are tons of options out there for natural remedies for bodily issues, but the one we have taken an interest in, is lemon. [Read more…]