Tagged with WLC 2013

Fall 2013 Whole Life Challenge

Fall 2013 Whole Life Challenge

At Solidarity, we’re going to be playing a really fun health & fitness game as a community called the Whole Life Challenge. It’s a game that measures your ability to see how much of a difference you can make in your body, fitness, and lifestyle habits over the course of 8 weeks. (ahem, I already have … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Kale, Leek, and Chicken Soup

Or, super cheater soup. I was going on a long-awaited weekend trip and wanted to extend the “I’m on vacation!” feeling when I returned by minimizing my active cooking time on Sunday. A quick look in my freezer before I left revealed a bag of frozen kale, some frozen leeks, and a chicken. Having recently discovered … Continue reading

“Low Carb Flu” anyone?

“Low Carb Flu” anyone?

Some of you participating in the challenge may have just cut your normal daily carbohydrate intake dramatically by removing all grains and sugars from your diet. And, I know some of you are experiencing symptoms of what people call “the low carb flu.” Many people experience a mild version of this when they ask their … Continue reading

What’s In Your Pantry?

What’s In Your Pantry?

Your freezer is stocked and you’re in the thick of your first week of the Whole Life Challenge. What do you need in your pantry to make the next 8 weeks a success? Here are my recommendations: Salt! Kosher salt, sea salt, whatever…it really is the ultimate flavor enhancer. Since you are cutting out the processed foods, there is no … Continue reading

Pre-WLC Freezer Stocking

You’ve learned the rules, now to make it easier for you to follow them… At some point during the 8 weeks of the upcoming Whole Life Challenge, there will be a time when you know you will be/feel too busy to cook dinner one night (or two…or three…). This might even be how you feel … Continue reading

Whole Life Challenge Spring 2013 – Prepare Yourself!

We’re doing the Whole Life Challenge at the gym, and I’m very excited! We have not had the ability to participate in a WLC before, and I appreciate that the approach is geared towards creating a sustainable approach to lifestyle change. While the WLC is not just about nutrition–it is also about mobility, exercise, and consistency of … Continue reading