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MetabolizePMD: What I Learned When I Went Low-Carb

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on Jul 10, 2020

What does sodium intake have to do with a healthy low-carb or keto diet? Richmond health coach Michael Stroud shares what he learned when he embraced a low-carb lifestyle. Find out how simply adding more sodium increased the energy he had in daily life along, with helping his workouts.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

MetabolizePMD: Not All Calories Are Created Equal

Posted by Yvonne Bull, Certified Health Coach on Jul 9, 2020

Many food products these days are labeled as low calorie. Some make it obvious that they are just 100 calories.  But that doesn't mean they are healthy. As Owings Mills health coach Yvonne Bull explains, not all calories are created equal, and that 100 calorie snack might not be as harmless as you think. Watch the video below for more info.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

OptimizePMD: A Simple Workout with Social Distancing in Mind

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on Jul 7, 2020
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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

How to Improve Your Lab Results, Part I: Triglycerides and Glucose

Elevated triglycerides and glucose numbers are common. And many people have questions about how to bring those numbers down. In this video, Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella offers a few tips on what you can do to improve these parts of your lab results. Watch the full video below and read on for a recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

MetabolizePMD: Low-Carb Diets — An Introduction

Posted by Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach on Jul 2, 2020

A low-carb diet is a popular, and effective, way to lose weight. In this video, Midlothian health coach Jaime Monsen provides an introduction to low-carb diets, what your goal should be, and how you can get started. Watch the video below and read on for a full recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

MetabolizePMD: How to Do a Sugar Detox

Posted by Yvonne Bull, Certified Health Coach on Jul 1, 2020

Twenty years ago, the trend in nutrition was to cut fats. What that inspired food manufacturers to do is increase sodium and sugar in our foods. Now, we know that it wasn't the fats leading to obesity and diabetes, it's the sugar.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

OptimizePMD: Sitting Hurts, Part II — Exercises to Strengthen Your Glutes

Posted by Caitlin Nascarella, Certified Health Coach on Jun 30, 2020

Sitting for extended periods of time is a surefire way to become uncomfortable. Maybe your back tightens, or your hamstrings and hips are slow to loosen. In this video, Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella offers several stretches and exercises you can do to strengthen key muscles, including your glutes. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

MetabolizePMD: Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition for Weight Loss

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on Jun 29, 2020

A healthy diet and regular, consistent exercise are the critical components to any weight loss plan. But how can you ensure you're getting enough energy from your food to make it through your workouts? In this video, Richmond health coach Michael Stroud explains what you should be trying to do with your pre- and post-workout nutrition plans to continue losing weight. Watch the video below and read on for a recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

OptimizePMD: Lower-Body Movements for Every Fitness Level

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on Jun 26, 2020

Everyone works out a little differently. Some people can do high-intensity and high-stress exercises. Some people need exercises to be a little less strenuous, and that's ok. In this video, Richmond health coach Michael Stroud runs through several lower-body movements, and provides variations for each fitness level. Watch the video below and read on for a full recap. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

OptimizePMD: 2 Ways to Get Started Doing Pull-Ups

Posted by Michael Stroud, Certified Health Coach on Jun 23, 2020

Avoiding doing pull-ups because you can't do even one? While pull-ups provide a good workout, it's tough to even get started if you can't do any. In this video, Richmond health coach Michael Stroud demonstrates two techniques you can use that will help you get started doing pull-ups, and get you on the path to doing a normal one, too. 

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, OptimizePMD

MetabolizePMD: 3 Tips for Mindful Eating

Posted by Caitlin Nascarella, Certified Health Coach on Jun 22, 2020

Mindful eating is important to maintaining a healthy diet. You want to be aware and thoughtful about the things you are eating and drinking. Greenville health coach Caiti Nascarella offers three tips on how to be mindful about what you eat. Watch the video below and read on for more.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, MetabolizePMD

OptimizePMD: Stretches and Exercises for Your Ankles

Posted by Jaime Monsen, Certified Health Coach on Jun 19, 2020

Ankle injuries. They can happen basically anywhere, anytime, whether you are playing a sport, out for a walk, or hustling down the hall at work. And an ankle sprain can linger around for weeks at a time.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness, Facebook Live Recap, OptimizePMD

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