The Power of Habits

Habit Formation: Habits are essential for any long term wellness success. We weren’t born with habits and we have the ability to override negative habits with more positive behaviors.   Habits are created by: 1) Acknowledging and focusing on the CUE or trigger event that initiates the habit you would like to change. 2) Then focusing …

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Myth Busters

Is it fact or fiction? It can be hard to decipher what’s true when it comes to certain health statements.  Below are two commonly misrepresented health claims and the actual truth behind them.  MYTH: BMI accurately categorizes your body’s health status. Your body mass index (BMI) is a simple equation based on your weight and …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Stay OFF the Scale

You may have noticed that your clothes feel a little tight, you seem to have no energy, and you are self-conscience of your body. You hop on the scale for confirmation of how you feel and you immediately deflate. You think back to a time when you felt good about yourself and you want to …

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Introducing Amy Krauss

We are excited to introduce Amy Krauss to the No Risk Community.  Amy has her Master’s Degree and is a registered dietician.  She will be taking over and spearheading all nutrition programs at No Risk, and we are excited to have her.  She is a registered dietitian with experience as a researcher, health coach, and …

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Danielle’s Story

When I started the Precision Nutrition Program, I was super motived to make lasting change.  I have struggled with loving my body for as long as I can remember.  My relationship with food was contentious, to say the least.  I was cranky, unmotivated, and directionless.   Oh, I knew the right foods to eat and …

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Danielle’s Story Part II

Danielle’s Story is an amazing accomplishment and we are so happy and proud of her.   One of the things about health and nutrition is that most people know what they should exercise, know what foods they should eat, and what foods they shouldn’t.  However making these changes and incorporating them to create a lifestyle is …

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Training versus Practice

Below is an article that Matt Dellavalle wrote for the NCFIT Member Newsletter about the difference between practice and training.  It’s a valuable reminder for coaches and members to understand this concept Ever wonder why when you’re in the middle of a workout you can’t seem to get those dang double unders, remember your footing …

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Don’t Get Spoiled By Fresh Vegetables

Most people tend to rationalize their way through their nutritional decisions without much hard science (let’s face it usually no science) to back it up. When it comes to fruit and vegetable intake this is no exception. Many folks skip out on canned or frozen veggies counting them out as “nutritionally void”.  It turns out …

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The Importance Of Stress For Your Health

Did you know that a little bit of stress can actually maximize your performance? IF you’ve ever been in a flow state and totally lost track of time immersed in the task at hand you know know how astounding it can be to snap out of it. You were so focused that you couldn’t worry …

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5 Health Metrics That Are More Important Than Weight

For some strange reason American’s have chosen the scale as their favorite way to track progress around their health. People derive their sense of self worth based on the number facing up at them from between their feet. If you’re someone who draws any sort of emotional reaction, positive or negative, from the scale then …

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