Admitting you’re home sick and dealing with it

Winter Travel. Winter travel on an airplane. Winter travel on an airplane with a guy hacking up a lung two rows back. Yep, I got sick recently from the guy two rows back. I’m positive it was his fault. More about him later. My recent bout with pneumonia (I was...

Staying Consistent When a Busy Life Gets in the Way

You’re super busy. Yes, you go to the gym and eat pretty well, but, you want to be more consistent. You want to stay on track for the long term. Too often, though, life just seems to get in the way. Go from thinking you don't enough time for yourself to becoming a...

Case Study: “I’m tired of figuring out what to eat for lunch.”

Easy lunch while working from home? It's possible! These days, so many of us work from home, a situation that can be both a blessing and a curse! The luxury of being at home all day - with access to your own kitchen - sounds ideal for practicing great nutritional...

Using Skills, NOT Diets, to Promote Lasting Weight Loss

Why Learning Skills Works and Diets Don't Most of us know the importance of eating mostly whole foods to stay lean and healthy - protein, veggies, healthy carbs and fat. So, if we know what to eat, why is starting and stopping diets (aka dieting) such a strong force...

Find Healthy Food in U.S. Airports

Many of us will be headed to airports this summer. Eating a satisfying meal prior to heading to the airport is strongly advised - setting yourself up for a more pleasant flight by being well fed before leaving the tarmac. Long airport layovers and/or delays are...

Road Trip this Weekend? 4 Tips for Arriving Ready and Refreshed

Simple Strategies For Feeling Your Best You know that feeling you get after a many-hour journey in the car munching on crackers and cookies for the last 300 miles? You know when your friends are waiting for you at your favorite restaurant, looking good and excited for...

Daily Train Commuter

Traveller: Chris | Age: 57 | Occupation: Marketing executive, daily train commuter For the last 8 years I switched to train commuting after car commuting for decades. My daily commute is a minimum of 2 hours and up to 3 hours per day. Staying stress free, eating...

Avid New York Citibike Commuter

Featuring Andy: Age 24. Avid New York Citibike Commuter. Andy is a self-described “fitnessy” professional living and working in Manhattan NY. An engineer/solutions analyst with a software development company, Andy is vegetarian who is exploring a vegan lifestyle while...

Fitnessy Expat on the Go in Australia

Traveler: Kevin | Age: 24 Kevin currently lives in Australia working for a global management consulting company. He came up with the term “fitnessy” to describe his lifestyle: “It’s about asking yourself, 'what can I do to exercise and eat well in order to make my...