Entries by Katie Kost

Normal Eating – The Dietitian’s Diet

These days, it seems like everyone wants to put a label on their eating. Vegan. Paleo. Gluten free. Clean. When people find out I’m a dietitian, I often get a lot of speculation about what kind of eater I am. “You must be a healthy eater.” “I bet your diet is perfect.” Nope. I never […]

25 Ways to Take Care of You

25 Ways to Take Care of You 1. Go for a walk 2. Write down what you are grateful for once/wk or everyday. 3. Write a letter of forgiveness. 4. Make a vision board. 5. Create a morning routine that works for YOU. 6. Stretch every day! 7. Make a list of your strengths. 8. […]

Kim’s Full Body Workout

Full Body Workout Kim Feiring, Certified Personal Trainer Complete 2-3 sets of 10-12 reps using a weight that will challenge in the last few reps. Bicep Extensions Arms at 90 degrees, palms facing up Extend arms out in front of you (don’t lock out elbows) Bring arms back to 90 degrees, starting position Single Arm […]

A Healthier Holiday Menu

A Healthier Holiday Vanessa Lennick, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed & Registered Dietitian A healthier holiday article from a Registered Dietitian and you’re probably expecting a lot of “eat this, not that” advice. Or “here’s how to make your favorites healthier” type recipes… am I right?! Here’s the reality, Thanksgiving and Christmas are only a few […]

Make Time Before You’re Forced to Find Time

Coaching Food for Thought Having now seen hundreds of people walk through our doors with the goal of getting healthier, losing weight, getting stronger, feeling better, having more energy (the list goes on and on), I can safely state this with 100% confidence: if you don’t MAKE the time for your health now, you will […]

3 Tips for a Healthy School Year

It’s back-to-school time! Here are some tips from Callie, P50’s Registered Nurse, for a healthy school year! Develop a Sleep Routine Getting enough sleep is critical for a child to be successful in school. Children who do not get enough sleep have difficulty concentrating and learning as well as they can. Set a consistent bedtime […]

What IS a “Wellness Coach”, anyway?

What IS a “Wellness Coach,” anyway? If you’ve been following Proximal50 for any duration of time, you likely know that what part of what sets us apart from any other “gym” is our list of professional services. Our list includes Physical Therapists, a Registered Nurse, a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, certified personal trainers, a licensed massage therapist…and […]

Pain. The Good. The Bad. What’s the Difference?

There is a sort of spectrum when it comes to how people interrupt pain: there are those that do not tolerate discomfort of any kind and then there are those that don’t think they are going to see progress until they work themselves into an injury. There is a fine line between these two groups […]

3 Ways to Find TIME for Fitness

As a Certified Wellness Coach and Exercise Physiologist, one of the biggest barriers I commonly hear with starting or sticking with an exercise plan is TIME. We live in a fast-paced, busy world and it can be daunting to think about how exercise can or will fit in with all your other obligations. Luckily, there […]