February 28, 2023

Strength Training: Essential for a Long and Healthy Life

Strength Training: Essential for a Long and Healthy Life Some of you may think of exercise as only doing “cardio”, meaning you are increasing your heart rate through activities such as brisk walking, running, bicycling, swimming, using cardio equipment at the gym (treadmill, stationary bicycle, elliptical, stair master etc.), or group exercise classes (Zumba, Step, Cycle). Cardiovascular exercise […]
February 2, 2023

10 Tips for Goal Setting in the New Year

10 Tips for Goal Setting in the New Year Every January many people decide to make New Year’s Resolutions to help improve the quality of their lives. This time of year often fills people with hope that they can make changes in their lives. Many people set goals and aspire to follow through and meet their goals. In […]
December 6, 2022

3 Strategies to Make the Holidays Easier!

3 Strategies to Make the Holidays Easier! It is a busy time of year. There are holiday parties, Christmas shopping to do, gifts to wrap, travel plans, guests staying at your house, cold and rainy weather, and holiday treats everywhere you look! So how do you stay on track following the Basic Principles? Here are 3 strategies that […]
November 8, 2022

21 Ways to Combat Chronic Stress

21 Ways to Combat Chronic Stress You have a very important deadline for work in just a few days and you are nowhere near done with the project. Your boss is texting you every hour to ask when it will be finished. In addition, one of your children is sick and can’t go to school so you are […]
September 27, 2022

Better Protein Bar Options

Better Protein Bar Options It’s 3:30 PM and you are hungry after eating lunch 3 hours earlier. But the problem is you forgot to grab your snacks before you left the house this morning. But then you remember the stash of protein bars in your desk. Yay! Just the thing to keep you going until you get off […]
June 24, 2022

You Can Learn Moderation!

You Can Learn Moderation! “Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.”  Marcus Tullius Cicero Moderation is defined as the avoidance of excess or extremes in behavior or expression; observing reasonable limits. Many of you have probably experienced that extreme restriction does not tend to work for trying to lose weight since it can lead to […]
April 18, 2022

Recent Weight Loss Research

Recent Weight Loss Research Effect of Weight Management Interventions on Mental Health Taking part in a weight loss program such as the one Health Plus offers can help you be healthier both physically and mentally! Recent research is showing that behavioral weight management interventions can improve the physical and mental health of people who are overweight or obese. […]
April 18, 2022

Change Your Future by Changing Your Attitude

Change Your Future by Changing Your Attitude “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey We’ve all been there before. We feel discouraged because things are not going the way we’d like them to go. We haven’t accomplished what we’re trying to accomplish. Perhaps […]
April 6, 2022

Keep Moving Forward!

Keep Moving Forward! “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”   Confucius Weight loss can feel overwhelming. Following the 10 Basic Principles exactly is not always possible. If you have not been adhering to them as strictly as you would like, I suggest that rather than striving for perfection, you […]