MÜV Fitness Blog

Toast Toast! Turn a Simple Slice Into a Nutritious, Delicious Pleaser

Posted by Krista Genevieve Farris on May 23, 2017

When you think of a really good toast, you might conjure up an image of a charming best man giving a hilarious, yet sentimental speech that makes reception guests laugh through their tears. But, there’s another cool toast in town of the hot bread variety that marries together textures and flavors that will have your body grooving as smooth as the group that takes over the dance floor at your best friend’s wedding.

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Topics: healthy alternatives, nutrition

Bulletproof Coffee: Is it Worth the Hype?

Posted by Heather N. on March 24, 2017

Among coffee drinkers, bulletproof coffee is gaining in popularity. Believers feel it is the most energizing cup of coffee you've ever had. Interestingly, one of the main ingredients is butter. A coffee that contains butter? Wait...what?
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Topics: diet alternatives, nutrition

2 Healthy Homemade Salad Dressings Using 5 Ingredients (or Less)

Posted by Cristiano D. on February 15, 2017

Hey, you! Stop eating that salad and step away from the fork now! I hate to be the one to say it, but that salad is making you fat! Like many Americans, you may have decided it’s about time you started eating for your health, and not just your tastebuds. Here are 2 healthy homemade salad dressings you're going to love!

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Topics: healthy diet, nutrition

5 Healthy Subscription Boxes- It'll Feel Like Christmas Came (Again)

Posted by Cristiano D. on December 27, 2016

It seems healthy subscription boxes are all the rage right now. The problem is there’s just too many to choose from! Well, lucky for you, I’ve taken the time to research some of the best options on the market today, so you don’t have to. Without any further adieu, here are my top 5 picks for the healthy subscription boxes you won’t want to miss.

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Topics: healthy lifestyle, nutrition

Protein-Filled Snacks: How to Incorporate More Eggs Into Your Diet

Posted by Selena R. on September 15, 2016

One of the best ways to start seeing gains at the gym is to add more protein to your diet. While you can totally use supplements to help boost your protein and nutrient levels, you can also sneak in a few quick and healthy snacks throughout the day. With the incredible, edible egg you've got all the protein you need, packaged in nature's perfect little oval shaped treat. Whether you feel like snacking on a few eggs on their own or adding them to your favorite meal, boiled eggs are simple, tasty and a great protein-filled snack. Follow this simple guide for boiling the perfect egg and get some egg-spiration for adding them to your daily meal plan.

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Topics: nutrition

Weight Loss Secrets: 7 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Posted by Selena R. on August 16, 2016

There are few things more frustrating than sweating your booty off at the gym for weeks on end only to step on the scale and see no change to those glaring red numbers on the scale. You feel like a big, fat failure. Working out regularly and not seeing any progress in your weight loss journey can be enough to make even the most determined gym goers want to give up and go back to their junk food eating, Netflix watching ways of old. Even when it seems like you're doing everything right, these common mistakes can keep you from losing weight and keeping it off.

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Topics: weight loss, weight loss tips, nutrition

6 Healthy Substitutes for Sugar & Sweet-Tooths

Posted by Jewel H. on June 07, 2016

Break me off a piece of that Kit-Kat-NOPE! Don’t do it. Before you break off a piece of that Kit-Kat Bar from hell or get laughed at by another Snickers on its way down your gullet, take a second and think about the effects of sugar on your fitness goals. Did you know that sugar is highly addictive? Yeah! So it's not all your fault sweets have a grip on you- you've been tricked! That’s what makes sugar one of the sneakiest saboteurs to your diet, fitness, or healthy eating plans. But your cravings don’t have to rule your life, there are plenty of healthy substitutes to help subdue those urges. 

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Topics: healthy alternatives, nutrition

Are Juice Cleanses Healthy For You?

Posted by Müv SC on May 09, 2016

A juice cleanse -- it seems as though everyone's been on one, from the Kardashians to your next door neighbor. While people that love juice cleanses really love them and are going to brag about the amazing benefits of going on one, you're still a little skeptical. Will cutting out solid food in favor of a selection of rainbow colored juices for a few days or a week really help you get in shape? Are juice cleanses healthy?

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Topics: diet alternatives, nutrition