All workshops can be modified based on the audience, age group, and interest level:
Healthy Weight Basics (Nutrition 101):
-With so many fad diets and misinformation in the media and online, it can be difficult to determine the safest and most effective way to manage your weight through nutrition. This workshop will cover the basic concepts of achieving healthy weight loss, along with strategies for making it happen.
Move your Body:
-Your body is the greatest machine ever designed! Learn how to use just your body weight to build fitness. No equipment necessary! This workshop will teach basic body weight exercises and movements you can utilize anytime, anywhere: at home, in the office, or on the road.
Tips for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off:
-The workshop will give you tips for losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight. This workshop is based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Learn about a number of calories you need each day. Tips on losing weight and keeping it off. Balancing calories, foods to decrease, foods to increase.
Making Healthy Eating Part of Your Total Lifestyle:
-The workshop will give you tips for incorporating a healthy diet and regular physical activity into your lifestyle. Healthy eating and physical activity work hand-in-hand to help us live healthier lives. There are certain physical activity guidelines that are recommended for adults and children to stay physically active. Learn how to read and understand the nutrition facts label. The workshop is based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Physical Activity Is the Key to Living Well:
-The workshop will give you tips on the amount of physical activity you need each day and ways to include physical activity as part of your daily routine. Learn the benefits of physical activity and the specific recommendations for aerobic and strengthening activities Learn how to do strength-training activities. Learn how to develop and maintain a successful plan for physical activity.
Tiny Steps, Big Changes:
-If you’re stuck in a rut, participate in this workshop to discuss small healthy strategies that can add up to big changes. We’ll discuss behavior, motivation, and “triggers” that can help you build healthy habits into your daily routine.
The Language of Nutrition Labels:
-What do terms such as “all-natural,” “reduced,” “good source of…” actually mean? Learn how to read and interpret a nutrition label, and look past marketing techniques to discover the meaning of common nutrition claims and make the healthiest food choices.
Sports and Exercise Nutrition:
-Whether you are just starting to exercise, or you’ve been training for years, it’s important to consider nutrition to see best results. This workshop will cover the proper balance and best sources of carbohydrates, protein, and fat to fuel your workout and optimize muscle growth and repair.
Eating for your Heart:
-Heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States. Learn what you can do from a dietary standpoint to improve your cholesterol numbers & keep your heart healthy. We’ll discuss different types of dietary fats, the best foods to include in your diet, and easy switches to make your diet heart-healthier.
Build a Better Breakfast:
-You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you eat breakfast daily, that’s a great start; but it’s all too easy to get stuck in a breakfast rut or count a donut as your morning fuel. In this workshop, we’ll present some new ideas for breakfast & the best foods to keep you fueled until lunch.
Dining Out Decoded:
-Eating healthy at restaurants can be a huge challenge, particularly if you’re watching your weight, cholesterol, or blood pressure. In this workshop, we’ll discuss strategies for keeping calories and sodium in check while still enjoying the dining out experience. We will also provide tips for eating healthy while on the road. Finally, we’ll review local area restaurant menus so you can feel confident in your choices the next time you have dinner out!
I would be more than happy to set up a time to talk with you about the workshops and determine how they can be beneficial to your audience.
*My recommendation is always to start with the workshop, Healthy Weight Basics (Nutrition 101).