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CBJ Restaurant + Eating Out Guide

Eating out at restaurants with friends and family can be a true pleasure. It can be so nice to be able to be out and about, enjoy special food and the company of others, and, let’s not lie, it sure is nice to have a break from meal prep, cooking, and doing the dishes! If you’re on a journey to renewed health or fat loss, though, you might feel that social gatherings and eating at restaurants is daunting and be fearful that these meals might ruin your progress. This does not need to be the case!

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CBJ Restaurant + Eating Out Guide

Eating out at restaurants with friends and family can be a true pleasure. It can be so nice to be able to be out and about, enjoy special food and the company of others, and, let’s not lie, it sure is nice to have a break from meal prep, cooking, and doing the dishes! If you’re on a journey to renewed health or fat loss, though, you might feel that social gatherings and eating at restaurants is daunting and be fearful that these meals might ruin your progress. This does not need to be the case!

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Fitness

All About NEAT: Your Hidden Daily Calorie Burn

What is NEAT? Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) is the energy expended for everything we do that does not include sleeping, eating, or exercise; and ranges from

Weight Loss

How Much Protein Should I Eat for Fat Loss?

Let’s talk protein! Protein plays an important role in your fat loss journey. We’ll discuss what protein is, it’s benefits, who should eat more protein, and how much you should eat.

Fitness

Why Exercise “Snacking” Might Be For You…

Do you often find yourself full of dread and overwhelm when it comes to trying to incorporate workouts into your schedule? If so, I’ve got some great news! Let me introduce you to the concept of Exercise Snacking.

Exercise “Snacks” are short sessions of exercise, usually about 5-10 minutes, incorporated 2-3 times throughout the day.

Nutrition

5 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, I hope you and your loved ones are anticipating some well deserved time off and summer fun. As

Nutrition

5 Ways to Fancy Up Your Greens

We all know that eating more greens should be on our todo list, but if you are finding you need a little shake up to your good old salad routine, today you are in luck!

Weight Loss

5 Things to do on Sunday for a Winning Week

Nothing is shinier than a fresh, clean week ahead. There is so much possibility and promise and you might be feeling *totally* ready to finally execute on all your goals. Here are my top 5 things I recommend you include in your Sunday Prep Day…

Nutrition

Roadtrip Snacks + Hacks

Headed out on the road for a long weekend? If you ask me, there is nothing better than a good road trip whether it’s for

Fitness

5 Ways to Stay Fit While Traveling

It truly feels like I have been waiting all year in anticipation for our big vacation of the summer to Hawaii! While I am so

Lifestyle

Healthy Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Stuck on what to get your favorite dad for Father’s Day? Here are a few healthy and fun ideas for the Dad in your life…

Weight Loss

Is Your Story Holding You Back?

Whether you know it or not, you probably have some pretty good stories that you tell yourself about who you are. What you can do.

Jen's Journal

I’m Moving!

In general, I am not a very superstitious person. I have taken notice for awhile, however, that in my life, big changes come in threes.

Nutrition

5 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

As the 4th of July weekend approaches, I hope you and your loved ones are also anticipating some well deserved time off and summer fun.

Jen's Journal

The Power of Showing Up

That buzz. Have you felt it? That feeling of being inspired, curious, joyful? Being so drawn towards what is going on around you that you

Weight Loss

How to Recommit to Your Goals

One morning last week I found myself scrambling, grouchy, and out of alignment. It was 30 minutes before I was meant to call my peer

Nutrition

How to Save Time + Still Eat Healthy

As a health coach, people ask me all the time how I manage to set aside enough time to cook healthy meals every. single. day.

Lifestyle

DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

You are never too old for a good old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. Or at least that is what my parents tell us when they have

Jen's Journal

Finding Comfort During those Blah Days

I don’t know what it was about last week. Maybe it was because daylight savings time made 7 AM feel like 3 in the morning.

Jen's Journal

Where I am Going From Here

Phew. As you can imagine, it’s been a busy two weeks for me. After a busy final Saturday in the Lite for Life storefront (it

Jen's Journal

What I am Giving Up For Lent this Year

Where are my Catholics out there? My family is what I like to call *very Catholic* – we grew up going to church every Sunday

Jen's Journal

A Note to all my Current + Past Clients

In a lifetime, there are moments when each of us needs to dig deep and listen to where our hearts are leading us. For me,

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