18 10, 2016

HEALTHY PUMPKIN HACKS

By | 2017-05-01T18:07:38-07:00 October 18th, 2016|Recipes|

I love pumpkin season but I can’t believe I started seeing pumpkin flavors popping up in August! The problem with the majority of these pumpkin-flavored treats is that they are LOADED with sugar. I was shocked to learn that everyone’s favorite flavored latte is filled with over 38 grams of sugar! Enjoy the flavors of …

5 10, 2016

THE WORST SUGAR BOMBS OF THE SEASON

By | 2017-01-03T20:49:34-08:00 October 5th, 2016|Education|

If you’re telling yourself that eating those orange and green-topped mini candy pumpkins counts as “eating your vegetables,” and noshing on warm apple cider doughnuts means you’re taking advantage of seasonal fruit, you may be kidding yourself, but chances are, you’re not laughing at the joke when you step on the scale.

With so many pumpkin-flavored goodies on supermarket shelves, Halloween candy everywhere you …

21 09, 2016

RECIPE | FALL ROASTED VEGGIES

By | 2017-01-03T21:00:26-08:00 September 21st, 2016|Recipes|

As we round the corner to fall, the leaves are changing and so are our palates. It’s a perfect time for warm soups and roasted vegetables. Liz Josefsberg shares her favorite tips for making roasted fall veggies quick and simple.

  • If time is tight, spend the extra money to buy your veggies already prepped. Most …
10 08, 2016

RECIPE | SUMMER SALAD WITH QUINOA

By | 2017-01-03T21:00:32-08:00 August 10th, 2016|Recipes|

Quick and healthy meals are the secret to relaxing warm summer evenings. At the beginning of every week, LEVL health and wellness expert Liz Josefsberg makes a batch of quinoa and stores it in her refrigerator to use in meals throughout the week. It offers a healthy dose of protein (for a carb) and serves as …

11 07, 2016

LEVL UP WORKOUT || CORE CIRCUIT

By | 2017-01-03T20:49:47-08:00 July 11th, 2016|Workouts|

Can’t make it to the gym? This core circuit requires minimal equipment to get your heart pumping and abs burning at home.

EQUIPMENT

  • 5 lb weights
  • stability exercise ball

CIRCUIT

  • WARM-UP – 5-10 minute jog around the block OR alternate between jumping jacks, high knees and boxer shuffles for 30 seconds each for 6 minutes.
  • BALL PASS (arms to …
24 06, 2016

THE AFFECTS OF CAFFEINE ON OUR BODY

By | 2017-01-03T20:49:57-08:00 June 24th, 2016|Education|

You’ve probably heard (or even experienced) that consuming caffeinated beverages too late in the day can affect your ability to fall asleep, but have you every wondered why caffeine has the response it does on your body? The effects of caffeine in drinks, foods, and medications vary from person to person and it can impact …

26 05, 2016

HOW STRESS AFFECTS YOUR BODY

By | 2017-03-02T05:12:56-08:00 May 26th, 2016|Education|

You’ve probably experienced a sleepless night when you have a lot weighing on your mind, or possibly were even more fatigued than usual after a particularly difficult work week. These are just some of the physiological effects that stress can have on your body. Here, we’ll show you a few ways mental pressure can affect …