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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

You’re excited, you’re motivated, you’re seeing results with Pritikin living. Now, how do you stay motivated? Get tips from Pritikin’s psychologists and other lifestyle-change experts for developing a lifelong love affair with healthy living.

Taking Pritikin On the Road

It’s not easy staying healthy when you eat out every meal and spend hours on the road. Rushing to grab a quick bite between flights or eating out of boredom on long commutes can pack on the pounds fast! Pritikin Director of Fitness Scott Danberg, MS, and registered dietitian Kimberly Gomer, MS, RD share a practical to keep even the busiest road warrior in fighting condition. Get the secrets for eating healthy and staying fit when on the road.

Mindfulness and Weight Loss

Use Mindfulness To Meet Your Weight Loss Goals

At the Pritikin health resort, guests are taught skills in mindfulness and weight loss that are life-transforming, writes Pritikin psychologist Dr. Coral Arvon. Mindfulness is all about how one’s mood, outlook, and ability to stay mindfully calm in the present moment can prevent unwanted weight gain and benefit overall health.

Tap Into Pritikin Twitter Talks

Pritikin Health Resort and Longevity Center on Twitter

Our Pritikin nutritionists have been Tweeting about… Read the recaps of our recently posted Twitter Pritikin Talks: Tips for Eating Out » The Diet Game » #FITvsFOOD with David Barton Gym: Round One » #FITvsFOOD with David Barton Gym: Round Two » Tap into Pritikin Twitter Chats, and you’re tapping into a lifetime of good…

Twitter Talk: #FITvsFOOD Round Two

In one corner we have @DavidBartonGym in the other, we have @PritikinCenter What exactly is BMR is and why should I know what mine is? David Barton Gym: Basal metabolic rate is how many calories your body consumes at rest, knowing this helps when making exercise & diet adjustments. How do I calculate my BMR?…

Inspirational Weight Loss Quotes and Motivational Tips

Motivational Tips

Utilizing these motivational tips can lead to a lifestyle change, and not just a quick diet change. Continuing to stick to your program can result in having a happier, healthier life. Top 100 Inspirational Quotes If and when you are ever feeling down, check out some of these inspirational quotes to help your commitment to…

Lower Stress Equals Lower Weight

Lower Stress Equals Lower Weight

When a person is under stress, hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline are released by the nervous system. As a result of this release, the body is primed for action. One’s senses grow sharper for enhanced focus, muscles of the body tighten, the heart beats faster, and blood pressure elevates in preparation for fight or…

Twitter Talk: #FITvsFOOD is better

David Barton Gym: Welcome to the #FITvsFOOD Rumble in the Jungle! In one corner we have @DavidBartonGym In the other corner we have @PritikinCenter. David Barton Gym: Time to go Toe to Toe! I eat so healthy, but I still don’t have a six pack, why not? David Barton Gym: Losing body fat through diet…

Exercise Your Imagination and Burn Calories!

Expand your exercise horizons beyond your formal exercise times to step your program “up a notch”. Use your imagination to find ways to add more movement throughout the day. Research shows that people who think of themselves exercisers enhance weight loss, because new thoughts generate new behaviors! Find a way to get movement into your day, and you’ll see movement on the scales and in your level of fitness.

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