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Blake H. Healthy Living Professional

Provo, Utah
Love triathlons, soccer, golf, tennis, raquetball, preventing chronic disease, fitness, health, cooking, and going on walks with my wife. I graduated from BYU with a degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Fitness and Wellness Management.
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Hilly Ride by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here is the profile of my bike ride this morning: It was only about 14 miles but had some solid climbs. I signed up for a sprint triathlon on Labor Day weekend that ... Read on »
A Decent Dinner by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Home from the hospital. Now have two rascally girls to take care of. After eating pretty crappy these past few weeks decided to make a home-cooked meal for my growing family ... Read on »
New Addition to the Family by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here’s the newest addition to our family. Makenzie. Two little girls to keep me busy. The family. Read on »
Friday Fun Run by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Had another good run this morning. 6 miles. Including this hill. I’m now up to 17 miles run for this week. Considering the past few weeks, I’ll take it. Planning ... Read on »
No Change Necessary? by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m feeling good so far this week. My back is 100% again and I can run! Trying to make sure I have a good week leading up to the new baby. Ran 6 miles yesterday and 5 ... Read on »
Sunday Walk by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love Sunday walks with my 2-year old. It was especially great today as wife is on bed rest for the next week. We were able to get out of the house for a couple of hours ... Read on »
A Decent Ride by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My back is finally feeling better after having some sort of strain or pull. I got in a decent bike ride today after not getting out for a while. Here’s the view: Lo ... Read on »
Sunday Dinner by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This was the Sunday Dinner I prepared for the wife and I tonight. So good. No need to add a bunch of crap to veggies to “make them taste good.” That’s weak. All I d ... Read on »
Reaction to MyPlate by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here are some must-read posts about the new ChooseMyPlate food icon. These are from various RDs and food/nutrition experts. The New American Plate Revealed My P ... Read on »
Choose My Plate by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here it is. The new food icon from the USDA to replace MyPyramid (more here at ChooseMyPlate.gov ). It is designed to be a visual cue to help Americans know what to put on t ... Read on »
No More MyPyramid by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “The 2010 White House Child Obesity Task Force called for simple, actionable advice to equip consumers with information to help them make healthy food choices. As a ... Read on »
More Sleep and Less Stress by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The right amount of sleep and reduced stress levels are important for weight loss, according to a new study published in The International Journal of Obesity. “This ... Read on »
We Need Recess by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Adding recess to the work day may be beneficial for adults. “When we can build physical activity into an easy, achievable part of our day, it’s a lot less daunting f ... Read on »
Healthy Monday Tip by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “A good laugh can relieve pain, soothe tension and make it easier to cope with stressful situations. If you’re feeling tense this week, put a smile on your face b ... Read on »
Exercise is Medicine Month 2011 by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living May is Exercise is Medicine month. The Exercise is Medicine campaign calls on health professionals and health care providers to assess and review every patient’s ph ... Read on »
Cooking with Kids – Healthy Monday by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Nothing better than involving the kids in the cooking. Help them learn cooking skills and healthy eating habits. Have a ! Read on »
Enjoying the Weather by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Weather so nice lately. Fun to get out and play soccer with the little one. And she insists on carrying a racquetball while she plays. She’s come a long way since w ... Read on »
Tips for Parents by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tips for parents from LetsMove.gov . What do you do as parents to promote healthy lifestyle habits? Read on »
Half Marathon Recap 2011 by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living New personal best for me at the half-marathon distance. Did it five minutes faster than last year. Felt a lot more exhausted this time than last time, though. ... Read on »
Half Marathon This Weekend by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I always get a little nervous before races. The Provo City Half Marathon is this weekend. I’m pretty excited and there should be better weather than last year’s . I’m ... Read on »