Hilton Head Health Blog

September 3, 2020
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Strength Exercises to Prevent Low Back Pain

Authored by Julia Drake – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health Every weight loss journey has its roadblocks, barriers, and challenges; for a lot of people, a […]
August 25, 2020
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What’s the Difference Between Resistance Bands and Free Weights?

Article authored by Matt Barrack, Fitness Coach at Hilton Head Health What’s the difference between bands and free weights? Is one better than the other? What are the […]
August 18, 2020
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Plant-Based Eating: Get Healthy While Going Green

 Authored by Bob Wright, M.A.T. – Director of Education at Hilton Head Health Food is the single strongest lever to optimize human health and environmental sustainability […]
August 11, 2020
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Things to do Instead of Stress Eating

Authored by Sarah Polite – Former Guest and Success Story of Hilton Head Health Hi, I’m Sarah and I’m an emotional eater.   Food. For as long […]
August 7, 2020
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Hilton Head Health Voted #1 Health & Wellness Resort in America…Again!

Hilton Head Health is extremely proud to announce that we have been named the #1 Health & Wellness Resort in America in 2020 by USA TODAY…that makes two years […]
July 10, 2020
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5 Ways to Cure Your Plantar Fasciitis at Home

Authored by Ty Bostic NASM- CES, TRS-S – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health Plantar fasciitis is a common incident we see at Hilton Head Health among the sedentary and active […]
July 7, 2020
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The 3 Best Ways to Stay Motivated

Article authored by Doreen Kuenzler, Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health Covid-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus, pretty much threw us all out of our daily […]
July 1, 2020
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Three Ways Exercise Improves Mood

Authored by Andrew Evans, ACE Health Coach at Hilton Head Health Have you noticed that in the past decade society has pushed the fitness industry into […]
June 23, 2020
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How to Actually Enjoy Working Out

Article authored by Matt Barrack, Fitness Coach at Hilton Head Health Raise your hand if you LOVE exercising! I’m betting there were not many hands raised. Congratulations, you […]
June 17, 2020
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Making Time for Yourself – A Story on My Decision to go to Hilton Head Health

Authored by Sarah Polite – Former Guest and Success Story of Hilton Head Health Time. We are always looking for more of it.   Time. When there […]
June 15, 2020
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How To Do a Proper Squat

Authored by Julia Drake – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health The squat is a key component in any weight loss journey.  Given its importance, it […]
June 12, 2020
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Best Chair Exercises to Improve Posture

Authored by Judy Caramello – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health The definition of posture is the position in which someone holds their body while standing, […]
June 10, 2020
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5 Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

Authored by Andrew Evans, ACE Health Coach at Hilton Head Health You’ve probably heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) before, but do you know what it […]
June 7, 2020
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5 Tips for Managing Stress and Habitual Overeating

Authored by: Erin Risius, MA, LPC – Director of Behavioral Health  at Hilton Head Health Do you find yourself emotionally eating or mindlessly overeating? If so, you […]
June 5, 2020
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Easy Workout Routines That Can Be Done During Your Lunch Break

 Authored by Ty Bostic – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health Getting your workout in during your lunch can be a great way to maximize your time […]
June 2, 2020
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Why Underlying Conditions Pose More Risk with COVID-19

 Authored by Bob Wright, M.A.T. – Director of Education at Hilton Head Health “COVID-19 doesn’t distinguish who it infects. But it does distinguish who it kills.” […]
May 29, 2020
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Why ‘Fat Camps’ Fail and Do Harm (And What to Do Instead)

Authored by: Erin Risius, MA, LPC – Director of Behavioral Health  at Hilton Head Health The term ‘fat camp’ (or ‘fat farm’) is the most popular search term people use […]
May 27, 2020
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Sleep and Your Immunity

Does Sleep Help with my Immunity?  Authored by Bob Wright, M.A.T. – Director of Education at Hilton Head Health If I were to ask you, what […]
May 25, 2020
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Best Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Stretches to Relieve Low Back Pain  Authored by Julia Drake – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health Stretching is a simple and easy to learn practice to help […]
May 21, 2020
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The Health Benefits of Fruit

Fabulous Healthy Fruits – Recipes Included! Authored by Chef Thomas Carrig – Chef at Hilton Head Health I’m thinking that you’ve heard this before, but eating fruit is really […]
May 19, 2020
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5 Tips for Creating Daily Structure

Reduce Stress and Anxiety with These Tips Authored by Andrew Evans, ACE Health Coach at Hilton Head Health Do you ever feel like your life is a little stressful and chaotic? […]
May 17, 2020
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Why Staying Connected During Quarantine Matters

Isolation is Not Good For Your Wellbeing Authored by: Erin Risius, MA, LPC – Director of Behavioral Health at Hilton Head Health We are hard-wired for human […]
May 15, 2020

Get Fit With Your Dog

Your Puppy Can Help with Weight Loss! Article authored by Matt Barrack, Fitness Coach at Hilton Head Health Do you know owning a pet can add […]
May 12, 2020
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How to Set Up Your Virtual Workout Space

Optimize Your Home Workout Space  Authored by Judy Caramello – Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health There is no better time than the present to create […]
May 8, 2020
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Does Nutrition Affect My Immune System?

Does Nutrition Affect My Immune System?  Authored by Bob Wright, M.A.T. – Director of Education at Hilton Head Health As I read more about the coronavirus and what […]
May 7, 2020

Fitness Mythbusters: Edition 1

Fitness Myth Busters Edition One Article authored by Doreen Kuenzler, Fitness Instructor at Hilton Head Health When it comes to fitness and exercise, so much information […]
May 5, 2020

Happy International No Diet Day!

Authored by Erin Risius, MA, LPC, Director of Behavioral Health at Hilton Head Health International No Diet Day is on May 6th and was created to symbolize freedom from dieting, weight obsession […]
April 19, 2020

How Do I Manage Pandemic Anxiety?

Managing Pandemic Anxiety To say we are living in an uncertain and quickly changing time right now is an understatement. Feelings of anxiety and fear of […]
April 12, 2020

COVID-19 Healthy Habit Creativity Challenge

H3 COVID-19 Healthy Habit Creativity Challenge Post authored by Jessica Brantley, SVP Sales & Marketing at Hilton Head Health After a few weeks of being pent […]
March 23, 2020

The Benefits of Exercise and Your Mental Health

It’s no secret that moderate exercise is one of the main ingredients to a happy and healthy lifestyle and helps contribute to any proper weight loss/weight […]
March 5, 2020

Introducing Hilton Head Health ONDEMAND

Hilton Head Health ONDEMAND Real Change for Real People Award-Winning Weight Loss, Now Streaming 24/7 We’ve leveraged our 40+ years of experience in motivating and teaching […]
January 31, 2020

Announcing the Sweetgrass Inn at Hilton Head Health

Announcing the Sweetgrass Inn at Hilton Head Health Sweet Dreams Await You Hilton Head Health has been inspiring people to be the healthiest version of themselves […]
August 20, 2019

Hilton Head Health Voted America’s #1 Health & Wellness Resort of 2019

Hilton Head Health Voted America's #1 Health & Wellness Resort of 2019
June 19, 2019

Every Body is a Swimsuit Body

Summer is here and may elicit feelings of fear and anxiety about your "summer body". Here are tips on how to overcome those feelings and jump in your swimsuit today!
June 12, 2019

Ancient Grain Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

Looking for more ways to incorporate quinoa into your meal plan? Try this Ancient Grain Salad that we pair with our Citrus Vinaigrette.
June 12, 2019

5-Minute Full Body Workout

Looking for a quick workout that you can do anywhere? Join Julia for a quick 5-minute full-body workout that gets your heart rate up and your body moving.
May 24, 2019

The Best Spring Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

Try this Strawberry Vinaigrette on an H3 style Spring Salad! Topped with pistachios, goat cheese and extra strawberries, this salad is so refreshing.
May 13, 2019

Extinguishing Burn-Out

Navigating a work-life balance is a tightrope that many executives walk daily! Here are a few signs that you might be traveling down the burn-out path.
May 3, 2019

Full-Body Resistance Loop Band Workout

Get moving with Alyssa in this Full-Body Resistance Loop Band Workout video! Resistance training helps you build muscle strength and tone.
April 16, 2019

Reduce Stress with Exercise

Taking care of our bodies shouldn't contribute to extra stress. It should help alleviate it and give us a chance to enjoy a clear mind and healthy body.
March 26, 2019

Take Charge of Your Health

Today is Diabetes Alert Day and is observed annually to raise diabetes awareness. Now is the best time to understanding your risk.
March 12, 2019

Smart Nutrition Swaps to Fuel your Fitness

For National Nutrition Month, we want to give you 3 nutrition swaps to fuel your fitness. Eating right doesn’t have to be complicated, so keep it simple!
February 27, 2019

Are You Using Food to Cope?

Healing emotional eating patterns is about mindful awareness of the nutritional, emotional and habitual hunger that may contribute to our food choices.
February 5, 2019

Cardio is Your Heart’s Best Friend

We all want to live longer and healthier lives, and cardio is key to achieving that. When approached correctly, cardio is quite enjoyable most of the time!
January 28, 2019

SMART Goals: Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Use this 5-Tip formula to break down your New Year's Resolutions into goals that are Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Time-bound.
January 10, 2019

Partners in Prep

Meal prep can be very intimidating when starting. Lexi and Danny Reed learn how to get started with 2 amazing recipes!
November 14, 2018

Top 14 Low-Carb Vegetables for Diabetes Health

November is diabetes month! We can all learn more about diabetes, how to control it, and how to provide positive support to others. Learn more:
October 15, 2018

Top 5 Reasons To Visit H3 In The Fall

Hilton Head Island is beautiful all year long but here are our top 5 reasons to visit this fall.
October 4, 2018

Staying Healthy During Holidays

For many, the holiday season is starting now! Here are 5 tips for keeping your healthy behaviors and finishing this year strong.
October 2, 2018

Why You Should Step Off the Treadmill and Pick Up Weights

When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, total fitness is a key player and total fitness consists of so much more than cardio. Here's how you can get started!
July 13, 2018

Unwise, Better, Best: Dairy & Dairy Alternatives

Plant-based dairy alternatives have gained popularity, and you may see more options at your local grocery store. Here's what you need to know!
May 30, 2018

Social Connection and Health

Loneliness may have a greater impact on our longevity than previously thought. Bob shares 7 ways to increase your social connectedness.
March 19, 2018

Unwise, Better, Best: Tea

No matter the season, tea can be a great way to replenish your fluids as well as improve your health. Where does your favorite tea fall on the scale?
February 21, 2018

Managing Health During a Quarter-Life Crisis

Your twenties are a unique time full of first-time transitions that can be stressful and overwhelming. Learn how to make self-care a priority in your life.
February 21, 2018

Unwise, Better, Best: Leafy Greens

There are plenty of greens that you can start exploring! Start with some that are familiar then branch out and see which ones you like.
January 24, 2018

Spoonful of Nutrition: Food Checklist

Create a personalized food checklist to help you meet your food goals for each day. Watch as Felicia guides you through creating yours.
January 24, 2018

Unwise, Better, Best: Rice

Like any whole grain, rice is full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and healthy fats. Cut diabetes risk, lower cholesterol and more with the best rice.
January 12, 2018

Peanut Sesame Ginger Chicken and Cauliflower Fried Rice

This recipe puts Chinese takeout to shame! Paired with our Cauliflower Fried Rice, this is the perfect meal during your busy week.
December 28, 2017

Are You Eating to Live or Living to Eat?

Food can become an ingrained way to reduce stress at the end of the day. Wellness Counselor, Erin Risius guides you through overcoming emotional eating.
December 19, 2017

Monthly Move Well: Posture

Reduce the aches and pains of everyday life with good posture. David guides you through the foundation for moving well.
November 30, 2017

Unwise, Better, Best: Holiday Desserts

Desserts throughout the holiday season can be tricky to navigate, so being mindful of your sweets will go a long way.
November 16, 2017

Unwise, Better, Best: Yams & Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving is all about the sides and these foods tend to be high in calories. Try this Whipped Sweet Potato recipe that doesn't compromise on taste!
November 3, 2017

How to Find Your Happy Place

Feeling depressed or viewing yourself and the world from the lens of glass-half-empty, try finding your happy place with a gratitude journal.
October 11, 2017

Unwise, Better, Best: Nuts

What are the best choices when we want to add nuts into our healthy food mix? H3's Felicia Spence shares great advice on what to look for.
October 10, 2017

Obesity’s Role in Cancer

What we do and how we live has a greater impact on cancer than most people believe. We can prevent some cancers just by moving more and eating better.
August 24, 2017

10 Tips for Healthy Travels

It was exciting to be named USAToday's #1 Health & Wellness Resort, even more so when we got to share some great tips for staying healthy while traveling.
July 18, 2017

Keep Cool In The Heat of Summer

Keeping cool in the summer sometimes seems impossible, make sure you have the right fitness clothes for this time of year.
June 8, 2017

Bread: What’s Unwise Better and Best?

Craving a slice of carbs but still want to make a healthy choice? H3's Felicia Spence has some great advice.
January 19, 2017

H3ALTH Talk: Ann Basta Before and Today

Listen to Hilton Head Health success story, Ann Basta as she shares her weight loss journey on H3's podcast.
November 30, 2016

H3 Experts Choose their Top 4 Lucky Vitamin Products

Hilton Head Health nutrition and health education experts picked their top 4 Lucky Vitamin products for health and wellness
June 20, 2016

Yoga for Bone Health

These 12 Yoga moves have been proven to increase bone strength.
June 3, 2016

The Pause: What is Mindfulness

Dr. Toni Nixon is a health and wellness coach, mindfulness trainer, educator and consultant.
April 2, 2016

All You Need to Know about Caffeine

Did you know that March is Caffeine Awareness Month? Here are a few facts we think you'll really enjoy.
April 2, 2016

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

An easy recipe for a healthier way to enjoy a fresh scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.
April 2, 2016

Cucumber Collins Cocktail

Learn how to turn a boring Tom Collins into a refreshing spirt!
April 2, 2016

Coming March 2016, True Bar

Follow along with the True Bar transformation . . .
April 2, 2016

Healthy Snack Idea: Seed Bar

A nutritional, tasty, filling snack bar to curve the appetite!
April 2, 2016

5 Ways to Get Your Heart Pumping

The staff here at Hilton Head Health worked together to give you a few tips on how to get your heart healthy.
April 2, 2016

Fit Trends for the Spring

You don't have to focus your Spring efforts on just your closets. Check out these trends on getting fit and staying that way.
April 2, 2016

3 Times You Should Hold the Olive Oil

You can use Olive Oil in just about anything, but if you want a few healthier alternatives, we have 3 for you!
April 2, 2016

Foods that Optimize Your Fitness Performance

Here we break down which foods are best for you and which ones are the worst.
April 2, 2016

Healthier Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Our Hilton Head Health Chef Karla, has come up with an amazingly tasty Chocolate Chip Cheesecake under 250 calories!
April 2, 2016

3 Functional Fitness Moves to Relieve Shoulder Pain

These 3 easy moves are sure to help with shoulder pain.
April 2, 2016

5 Healthy Tips for Your Super Bowl Party

We've given you the game plan and now, it's time to use it. Enjoy Super Bowl 50, everyone.
April 2, 2016

6 Functional Fitness Movements to Build Core Stability

As long as you stay constant, you can improve core stability in very little time. Here are 6 fitness moves to help achieve your fitness goals.
April 2, 2016

Green Smoothie

One of the easiest and most delicious options in adding fruits and veggies to your diet is in a flavor packed smoothie, like our Green Smoothie.
April 2, 2016

Couples that Sweat Together Stay Together

It's true! Your partner helps with accountability, self motivation, and it's just more fun!
April 2, 2016

Berry Beet Smoothie

Our Berry Beet Smoothie is the perfect addition to any healthy breakfast. Your body will thank you for the nutrients found in this smoothie recipe.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Tip for the New Year

Having a workout partner is a great way to stay consistent with your workouts. Here's why!
April 2, 2016

Banana Chocolate PB Smoothie

It's quick, it's easy and it's delicious! Try H3's Banana Chocolate PB smoothie for breakfast!
April 2, 2016

Fawn Germer Talks New Years Resolutions

Fawn Germer shared some insightful tips on New Years resolutions with Hilton Head Health.
April 2, 2016

9 Tips To Help You Sleep Better

Whether you have defalcating falling asleep, or staying asleep, here are 9 Sleep Better Tips.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Tip for New Year’s Success

"Often times these things provide you with false hope for the future."
April 2, 2016

Trail Mix Fudge Bar

H3's Trail Mix Fudge Bar is a delicious and low calorie dessert just in time for the Holidays!
April 2, 2016

To Diet or not to Diet on Christmas

This Christmas, give yourself a gift by tossing out the dieting mentality and embracing the concept of “to nourish”.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Gifts Ideas for Everyone on Your list

No matter who you're shopping for, this is the ultimate gift list to take care of everyone for the holidays!
April 2, 2016

Flourless Chocolate Cake

A gluten-free dessert that's light, fluffy and decadent; it's sure to become one of your favorites!
April 2, 2016

Active Tips for Everyday

Here are 3 fitness tips you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
April 2, 2016

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Try H3's Chicken Teriyaki crock pot recipe! It's delicious, low in sodium and low calorie.
April 2, 2016

How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season is here and our healthy lifestyle has now become part of our holiday wishlist. Here's what you can do to prevent holiday weight gain.
April 2, 2016

Mini Pumpkin Pie

It's likely you'll have a table full of pies. Make sure H3's Mini Pumpkin Low Calorie Pie is one of them.
April 2, 2016

3 Biggest Weight Lifting Fears for Women

There are plenty of rumors roaming around about why girls shouldn't lift; today, we're setting the top 3 rumors straight!
April 2, 2016

Spiced Chocolate Dipped Apples

Looking for a fun snack to enjoy? These Spiced Chocolate Dipped Apples are so easy and tasty! Enjoy this recipe.
April 2, 2016

Tips for Running in Cooler Weather

Running in cooler weather is always more fun and can enable you to increase your miles. Following these great tips will keep you on the right track.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Halloween Recipe: Severed Ear

Nothing screams Halloween like a dismembered body part or two.
April 2, 2016

TRX: Side Bend

Work on those abs with H3's move of the week!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Trends: Infused Water

Here are a few simply infested water combinations!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Halloween Recipe: Broken Glass Cupcake

The "Broken Glass" Cupcake looks dangerous and delicious at the same time!
April 2, 2016

TRX: Push Ups

This weeks H3 workout plan consists of the upper body!
April 2, 2016

How to Use Mindfulness to Reduce Cravings

It’s about this time when your sweet-tooth begins to behave more like a sabre-tooth. How can you sooth the savage beast?
April 2, 2016

Caitlin Kiernan’s Second Chance Strategy

Caitlin's strategy is great example of how to positively affect your environment before you your environment has the chance to negatively affect you.
April 2, 2016

TRX: Reverse Lunge

Workout for this week is The Reverse Lunge. Engage your core and improve your stability!
April 2, 2016

Autumn Granola Bar

If you love Autumn, we know you'll fall in love with H3's Autumn Granola Bar recipe.
April 2, 2016

3 Ways to Know if You Have a Fresh Fish

There are 3 simple steps to check on how fresh your fish.
April 2, 2016

5-Step Recipe: Tomato Bruschetta

Here's a simple recipe to get your tomato fix - Tomato Bruschetta.
April 2, 2016

Why I Taught My Kids to Cook

It’s a seasonal dance. School has started! This is why I taught my kids how to cook!
April 2, 2016

5 Ingredient Pink Lemonade Smoothie

It's only 5 ingredients and it super tasty!
April 2, 2016

Indulge Over Labor Day Weekend & Stay On Track

here's a few mindul tips from Bob Wright, Hilton Head Health Director of Education.
April 2, 2016

5 Ingredient Coconut Shrimp

This healthy and yummy Coconut Shrimp recipe is one of our favorites in the 5 ingredient recipe specials H3 is showcasing!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Makeover: Buffalo Chicken Dip

H3's guests have voted, therefor we decided to share this simple but delicious creation!
April 2, 2016

Functional Strength: Up & Down Progressions

Today, we're sharing 3 progressions to get you onto the floor and off the floor quickly and easily.
April 2, 2016

Watermelon Salsa

If you've never had Watermelon Salsa, you're in for a fresh and fruity treat.
April 2, 2016

Functional Strength for the Body: Knees

Hilton Head Health has put together a 3-part series filled with basic movements to help you gain back functional strength.
April 2, 2016

Desserts under 100 Calories: Strawberry Shortcake

Yup! We're cutting the calories in this dessert by more than half!
April 2, 2016

Freshman 15 Fitness: Core

You don't have to worry about weight gain in college with these core workouts!
April 2, 2016

Experts Weigh in on Weight Loss Myths

Director of Education Bob Wright and Registered Dietician Lindsay Martin talk about weight loss myths.
April 2, 2016

Grilled Kale Pesto Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Whether you're grilling out for a bunch, or just sitting down with your family for a summer dinner, this recipe will be the star at any meal.
April 2, 2016

4 Healthy Picnic Tips and Tricks

Here are easy tweaks from our Healthy Kitchen that your friends and family will appreciate.
April 2, 2016

4 Healthy Tips to Simplify your Life

We're sharing some of the healthy tips Andie Mitchell shared with our Guests during her Hilton Head Health visit.
April 2, 2016

2-Step Basil Vinaigrette

This 2-step basil vinaigrette is perfect for adding additional flavor to meals and greens, without all the extra calories!
April 2, 2016

Healthy 4th of July Recipes

Coctails, hot grill and fireworks! A perfect recipe for the perfect 4th of July. Now you just need these last healthy touches!
April 2, 2016

Grilled Lavender Peaches with Lemon Yogurt

When you add this lemon yogurt topping to the mix, it takes grilled peaches to the top!
April 2, 2016

3 Tips to Improve Your Kettlebell Swing

The kettlebell has many great health benefits but proper technique is pivotal to reap these benefits.
April 2, 2016

3 Healthy Father’s Day Gifts

Let's get away from the routine gifts this year. Here are 3 healthy things your dad will love this year!
April 2, 2016

3 Healthy Lifestyle Tips from Dr. Romie

"When you give from a place of empty, you only hurt your mind and body."
April 2, 2016

70-Calorie Skinny Strawberry Ice Cream

You can have all the delicious flavor of this summertime favorite without any of the guilt.
April 2, 2016
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6 Senior Fitness Tips

Regardless of your age, exercise history, health or physical conditions, there are many ways to overcome mobility issues and reap the physical, mental, and emotional benefits […]
April 2, 2016

Beach Body Blast: Back, Biceps & Abs

A perk of being located here on Hilton Head Island is that the beach is only a short walk away. But for all our friends out there who […]
April 2, 2016

3 Tips to Being King (or Queen) of the Grill

It's almost outdoor grilling season. Here are 3 tips to get you started!
April 2, 2016

Beach Body Blast: Core Workout

This weeks beach body blast is targeting those core muscles!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Cocktail: Blackberry Burst Spritzer

The blackberries give the cocktail a natural sweetness, so you can enjoy our spritzer without all the added sweeteners.
April 2, 2016

Beach Body Blast: Chest, Shoulders, & Triceps

Last week, part 1 of our Beach Body Fitness Series focused on lower body, specifically the glutes. Today, we’re toning the upper body; so, we’re focused on […]
April 2, 2016

Mother’s Day Tribute from H3

Please enjoy our Mother's Day video!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Grouper Ceviche

An amazingly taste meal under 400 calories!
April 2, 2016

Beach Body Blast: Glutes and Legs

Summer is close! We want you to look your best during these summer months.
April 2, 2016

H3’s Best Blueberry Desserts

Happy Blueberry Pie Day! Try our low calories recipes.
April 2, 2016

Hand Over The Chocolate-9 Tips from Dr. Pamela Peeke

Be careful when you use the word just, know that it means a justification will follow.
April 2, 2016

8 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Give her the gift of wellness this Mother's Day!
April 2, 2016

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Diet

When these dysfunctions are changed or modified in a positive direction, one will notice their healthy goals become healthy realities.
April 2, 2016

H3 Guest Review: Great Experience!

LOSE Well guest, Cindy W. wanted to make a move towards a healthier self!
April 2, 2016

Buddy Fitness: Resistance Band Training

Your partner can be a source of increased accountability and motivation.
April 2, 2016

H3 Sunrise Smoothie by Carrie Adams

Help give your immune system an extra boost!
April 2, 2016

A Mindful Experience at H3

Not only lost a few pounds but she conquered the emotional and physical obstacles standing in her way.
April 2, 2016

March Madness Drill Workout by Johnathan Grimwood

Grab a basketball, a few cones and let's take this workout outside!
April 2, 2016

The “Spring into Your Step” Workout by Chris Varano

For a fun workout that will definitely put some spring back into your step!
April 2, 2016

The Secret to Everyday Happiness

It is a virtual force-field that shields you from the dark-side.
April 2, 2016

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: H3 Green Smoothie

Not only is it chock full of healthy goodness, it's sweet and delicious!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Edamame Hummus

Our Edamame Hummus recipe is the perfect, healthy dip or appetizer accompanied with some flatbread or raw veggies.
April 2, 2016

6 Benefits of Strength Training

If you've never thought about adding strength training to your fitness regimen before, these 6 benefits might make you change your mind.
April 2, 2016

Colon Cancer Awareness Workout by John Lippett

Most of the factors we've listed are preventable, especially a sedentary lifestyle.
April 2, 2016

How to Pack Your Own Lunch, Like a Champ

Meal planning made easy!
April 2, 2016

2-Step Spiced Sweet Potato Smoothie by Carrie Adams

With only 5 ingredients and 2 simple steps, you can blend up this smoothie in no time!
April 2, 2016

Heart Healthy Snack Ideas

Heart Health Month is coming to an end! Here are a few recipes your heart is craving.
April 2, 2016

5 Facts about Heart Disease

With February being National Heart Month, this is the perfect time to commit to taking better care of ourselves.
April 2, 2016

Stretch and Strengthen for a Healthy Heart

In honor of American Heart Month, Hilton Head Health has a quick circuit to get you moving and get your heart pumping.
April 2, 2016

Indigo Spa InSPArational Speaker: Michelle Poitier

Michelle Poitier journey and what she's learned along the way is truly inspiring.
April 2, 2016

10 Tips to Fight Fatigue

Here are a few healthy tricks for fighting fatigue!
April 2, 2016

Valentine’s Dinner and Dessert, H3 Style

What better gift to give your Valentine than a delicious, homemade dinner and dessert.
April 2, 2016

The Transformation Continues: The Indigo Spa

It’s impossible to get a massage and then want to go out and wreck your body with unhealthy food or dysfunctional living
April 2, 2016

Siblings “LOSE Well” Together by John Lippett

We've seen so many success stories in just this past year at Hilton Head Health, but none stand out more than the brother and sister combo!
April 2, 2016

Heart Health: Think Outside of the Box, Literally

The bigger, harder question to answer is how do I eat healthy at home? The answer: cook.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Super Bowl Recipe: Peanut Butter Hummus

It's healthy, it's easy to make and it's just in time for Super Bowl! Here is our Peanut Butter Hummus recipe!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Super Bowl Recipe: White Bean and Chicken Chili

The Healthy Kitchen White Bean and Chicken Chili is the perfect hearty snack for any Super Bowl party!
April 2, 2016

H3 Skinny White Russian

A White Russian is a classic American cocktail. H3 is putting a spin on it and it's under 150 calories!
April 2, 2016

Super Bowl Fitness

We know you'll love the Super Game, so H3 came up with a little game too! Here's how you can stay active during the big game.
April 2, 2016

A Letter to Re-Inspire Your Resolutions

Dearest Alumni, Future Guests and Hilton Head Health Followers . . .
April 2, 2016

Theater Popcorn by Carrie Adams

Here's a Healthy Kitchen Theater Popcorn recipe that's less than a 100 calories per serving and so delicious.
April 2, 2016

3 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

In order for you to get the best possible results from your resolution, you need to focus on the right type of positive change.
April 2, 2016

Be Fit & Fab in 2015

It should be no surprise then that with the rise of gyms and exercise trends ‘gym clothes’ have taken a big step up in the world of fashion.
April 2, 2016

How to Stay Fit When You’re Snowed In

These 6 tips will keep you fit and energized in the comfort of your own home.
April 2, 2016

Top 7 Health and Fitness Trends for 2015

Hilton Head Health, America's #1 Wellness and Weight Loss Resort, has been an industry leader since 1976.
April 2, 2016

Two New Services Offered at the Indigo Spa

Each treatment is executed with a sense of ceremony and a meaningful purpose, made extraordinary by the multi-layered effects that are so unique.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Holiday Party Recipe: Roasted Veggie Dip

This dip is sure to be a deliciously healthy addition to any holiday party with only 35 calories per serving.
April 2, 2016

9 Healthy Holiday Gifts for 2014

Since giving health-enhancing gifts never goes unappreciated, consider a few of our holiday favorites this year!
April 2, 2016

Hilton Head Health’s Restaurant Survival Guide

Holiday's are coming! It would be a good time to review Hilton Head Health’s Restaurant Survival Guidelines.
April 2, 2016

Wes McCullom Success Story

He cherished his wife and daughter, but knew that his health was stopping him from getting the most from their relationships.
April 2, 2016

Apple Pecan Brandy Chutney

At only 50 calories a serving, you can enjoy every last drop.
April 2, 2016

3 Fave Moves for the TRX by Chris Varano

This piece of fitness equipment is a great way to build strength using just your body weight and it helps enhance your balance and agility.
April 2, 2016

Last of the Leftovers: Turkey Reuben by Carrie Adams

You get all of the flavors without all of the calories and fat.
April 2, 2016

The Indigo Spa at Hilton Head Health

A full menu of services offering facials, massages, body treatments, make up, and a hair salon with manicure and pedicure options.
April 2, 2016

Last-Minute Holiday Dish: Stuffed Acorn Squash

It's time to spend time with family, set your mind on gratefulness and savor delicious Holiday food.
April 2, 2016

Fave Holiday Foods and Fitness Moves

You may want to rethink that second helping or substitute your traditional favorites with some healthier options.
April 2, 2016

Hilton Head Health Blogger Weekend

This past weekend, Hilton Head Health hosted our very first H3 Blogger Weekend with 6 wonderful health and wellness bloggers.
April 2, 2016

How to Reinvent your Holiday Leftovers

We think that Thanksgiving leftovers are one of the best parts about Thanksgiving, here in the Healthy Kitchen!
April 2, 2016

3 Easy Core Exercises with Chris Varano

Try these 3 simple exercises with a fitness ball to help you begin to tighten your core area.
April 2, 2016

Skinny Cinnamon Appletini

H3's Skinny Cinnamon Appletini is the perfect low-calorie drink to treat yourself but still hold True* to your new, healthy lifestyle.
April 2, 2016

5 Tips to Stay Fit During the Holiday

It's that time of year again, when your regular schedule is busier and your fitness schedule gets pushed aside.
April 2, 2016

Tips to a Tastier, Healthier Turkey by Hicham Elmadi

Hilton Head Health has some tips to make your bird healthier and even more tasty.
April 2, 2016

Bermuda Triangle of Food Holidays

Tips on surviving through holiday food!
April 2, 2016

It’s Time to Change your Fitness Routine

If you have been doing the same routine for an extended period of time, you may find that you have hit a weight-loss plateau.
April 2, 2016

How to Progress into a Pull-Up

Progressing to a pull-up varies from person to person depending on body-type and current fitness level.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Halloween Recipe: Panna Cotta Eye

This more healthy alternative to processed sugar not only tastes great, but fits the holiday!
April 2, 2016

H3 Halloween Chocolate Whoopie Pie by Carrie Adams

Enjoy this festive and healthy alternative with your family!
April 2, 2016

Good Calories vs. Bad Calories

Let’s focus on prioritizing the foods that provide nutritious calories, vitamins, and essential minerals.
April 2, 2016

H3 Abuelita’s Cracked Wheat Chili by Carrie Adams

Hearty, rich flavor shouldn't be compromised when making healthy comfort food.
April 2, 2016

H3 Fall Fitness Routine

Now that fall is upon us, outdoor activities utilizing the expansive landscape is encouraged to fully enjoy all the natural amenities of our ocean-front resort.
April 2, 2016

Chef’s Table Cuisine: A Taste of the Lowcountry

Healthy Kitchen Executive Chef Karla Williams and Healthy Kitchen Sous Chef Carrie Adams share healthy cooking tips.
April 2, 2016

Read what this past H3 Guest has to say

Making a difference in the lives of our Guests is our highest priority, from their stay to long after they’ve returned home.
April 2, 2016

H3 Healthy Pumpkin Spice Energy Bar

This Healthy Pumpkin Spice fall inspired energy bar will keep you feeling good throughout a busy day.
April 2, 2016

Bob’s Healthy Book Review

This book is incredibly relevant for those focused on weight loss, healthy living and developing a healthy diet plan.
April 2, 2016

H3 “No Fat” Pumpkin Spice Latte

Try our No Fat Pumpkin Spice Latte! It's the ever popular, perfect beverage for the crisp fall season!
April 2, 2016

5th Annual Devin’s Dash Memorial 5K

With the help of our sponsors, volunteers and race participants we raised almost $6000 for Happiness is Camping.
April 2, 2016

H3 Potato Latkes

The holidays are easily one of the hardest times of the year to stay healthy, but we believe in you!
April 2, 2016

How to do the Perfect Plank

At Hilton Head Health, we love to incorporate planks into the workout routines and fitness classes for our Guests
April 2, 2016

I’m Tired of Fitness Models Trying to Motivate Me!

The unfairness of this practice gets my dander up for a myriad of reasons.
April 2, 2016

H3 Top 10 Must-Have Healthy Ingredients

At Hilton Head Health, we value nutrition and a healthy meal plan as a the key to a healthy lifestyle.
April 2, 2016

The “No Fuss” H3 Healthy Chicken Pot Pie

With fall just around the corner, it's great to have some healthy comfort food recipes on hand.
April 2, 2016

Non-Traditional Strength Training

Plan a visit to Hilton Head Health and experience, not only the success we pride ourselves on, but the many ways we make it happen.
April 2, 2016

Read what a real H3 Guest has to say

At Hilton Head Health weight loss and wellness resort, we strive to create the perfect environment for our Guests.
April 2, 2016

H3 Healthy Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake

By making small recipe adjustments, we make desserts much healthier but still just as delicious and flavorful.
April 2, 2016

How To Make Your Workout Plan Fun

At Hilton Head Health, we offer over 50 fitness classes along with fun fitness actives and adventures to help Guests develop an effective workout plan.
April 2, 2016

Health and Fitness Apps Worth Downloading

Here are a few healthy apps from recipes to fitness that we think you'll really enjoy!
April 2, 2016

H3 Healthy Loaded Baked Potato Salad

By manipulating the ingredients and adding healthy alternatives, any recipe can become a delicious, healthy recipe.
April 2, 2016

H3 Quick HIIT Workout Routine

Complete 8 rounds of each exercise for the full HIIT workout routine.
April 2, 2016

10 Tips to Step-Up Your Walking Workout

Walking doesn't have to be boring. Check out H3s walking workout tips.
April 2, 2016

10 Back-to-School Grab & Go Healthy Breakfast Tips

Get back on track after a long Spring break with these easy grab and go breakfast tips!
April 2, 2016

3 Moves for Killer Legs & Glute

View H3s short video on scalping your legs and glute's!
April 2, 2016

Prediabetes Affects 1 out of every 3 Americans

Within 5 years, 15 – 30% of those with pre-diabetes will develop diabetes.
April 2, 2016

H3 Vegetable Stir Fry

It can be hard to come by a healthy Vegetable Stir Fry with out all those unnecessary calories. Our Healthy Kitchen is here to help!
April 2, 2016

H3 Berry Tart

Weight loss can be challenging for those who have a sweet tooth. At Hilton Head Health we want you to be comfortable in the most healthiest way.
April 2, 2016

H3 Stability Ball Routine

The more you change up your workout routine and challenge yourself, the more rewarding each workout will become.
April 2, 2016

H3 Guest Testimonials

"I came here to jumpstart my way to a better . . ." Read stories from H3 guests that have experienced the program.
April 2, 2016

Health Kitchen Tiramisu

It's not everyday you come across the words "healthy" and "tiramisu". Take a peak at H3s version of a tasty delight!
April 2, 2016

Exercise is great, but can you over do it?

Stay motivated and don't be afraid to challenge yourself, but keep in mind that . . .
April 2, 2016

H3 Kayaking Excursion

It was quite the eventful and beautiful excursion while also being a great workout for our Guests during their weight loss program and wellness program.
April 2, 2016

5 Steps to Wellness

Here are 5 small steps that you can take to begin to achieve wellness, and live an overall healthy lifestyle.
April 2, 2016

Diet Drinks: Yes or No?

Here at Hilton Head Health, we love to educate our Guests on the best options for their dietary needs.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: H3 Skinny Margarita

Create this Skinny Margarita for any upcoming party or event.
April 2, 2016

How To Stretch Your Back to Strengthen Your Wellness

Today, we'll talk specifically about the importance of maintaining a properly stretched back in order to help strengthen overall physical wellness.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipes: Patatas Bravas

At Hilton Head Health, we aims to create healthy recipes that are not only delicious and healthy meals but easy to prepare like Patatas Bravas.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: The H3 Wave Plank

We want our Guests to have fun while they reach their goals and carve out their new paths
April 2, 2016

H3 16-Mile Biking Adventure

Recently our Guests participated in a 16-mile bike ride, navigating nearly the entire span of the beautiful Hilton Head Island.
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: The Dangers of Caffeine Powder

Caffeine powder has caught to attention of the FDA and it released this statement on July 18, 2014 regarding the matter.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Chocolate Kahlúa Mousse

This rich, cool mousse is a healthy dessert that's delightful with fresh fruit.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: H3 TRX Workout

Try new fitness equipment and throw in different variations to your normal routine, it can help you stay motivated to keep up your new, healthy lifestyle.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: How to Stop Making Excuses

Too often we invest our time and energy into analyzing the things we can’t do and making excuses.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Four Steps to Finding Motivation

Going through with a plan that has purpose and personal meaning to you establishes the initial motivation.
April 2, 2016

Roasted Beet Salad with Candied Pecans Recipe

This H3 Healthy Kitchen Roasted Beet Salad with Candied Pecan is light, delicious and easy to make.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: The 5 Best Old School Exercises

Today, we've decided to pull out 5 simple, classic and old school exercises that have been proven to work over the years.
April 2, 2016

H3 Meditation Giveaway Contest Winner!

We thank everyone who entered the Meditation Giveaway Contest and we enjoyed reading all of your answers!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipes: Citrus Vinaigrette

We find little tricks to bring out the best flavors in all our dishes to help you better enjoy your healthy meals.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: H3 4th of July Ab Routine

Here's a quick 3 move ab and oblique routine to get in your work out for the day!
April 2, 2016

Top 10 Reasons To Follow the Mediterranean Diet

This diet is enjoyed by those in the Mediterranean region such as Italy, and Greece and is often associated with a longer life, and a healthier heart.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Tips on Making Time to Meditate

Make time to meditate. It will be beneficial when trying to lead a stress free life.
April 2, 2016

H3 Meditation Giveaway

Regular meditation can also produce various health benefits such as decreasing muscle tension and enhancing your immune system.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipes: Margarita Lime Cupcakes

H3's delightful Margarita Lime Cupcakes are perfect for hot summer day!
April 2, 2016

Fat Burning and Muscle Building Fitness Challenge

We encourage you to accept this challenge and start the new beginning of your healthier, happier, and more capable life.
April 2, 2016

H3 Adventures Album

At Hilton Head Heath, we believe that the journey to weight loss and wellness can be fun and exciting.
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Identifying Weight Loss Scams

We take a natural and personalized approach to weight loss and wellness. No short cuts, no diet pills, just hard work and results.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Gremolata

This Healthy Kitchen Gremolata recipe is healthy, flavorful, bright and perfect for a warm summer evening.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: The H3 World Cup Workout

Here at Hilton Head Health, we love to make our workouts and activities fun, varied, and effective.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Everyday Wellness

We believe that achieving your goals is not a process that happens over night.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipes: Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

A healthy twist with your favorite dish - Gumbo!
April 2, 2016

The 3 Components of Functional Fitness

There are three main components to functional fitness - Agility - Strength - Balance
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Men, Pay Attention to Live Longer

Men die younger from: heart disease, cancer, diabetes and many other chronic diseases.
April 2, 2016

Desserts Under 100 Calories: H3 Fudgy Brownie

Here's 1 of H3's Guilty Healthy Pleasure Recipes in honor of Men's Health Week!
April 2, 2016

5 Ways to Stay Happy During A Difficult Time

It was incredibly frustrating as a young bachelor to lose my independence and have my mom move into my apartment to live my life for me."
April 2, 2016

10 “OLD-FASHIONED” Eating Habits to Bring Back

“Don’t eat what your great-great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food” - Michael Pollan.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Fun & Fit – The Beach Body Guide

Check out these lower body, upper body, and core exercises to do while at the beach!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Plateau Pitfalls – The Scale

Evidence of your commitment to daily exercise is a hamper full of sweaty, workout clothing.
April 2, 2016

Friday Fitness: Office Fit – 7 Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Here are 7 exercises that can be done right at your desk with no equipment needed.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: How to Tone those Trouble Zones

The most common female trouble zones are: triceps, waist line, hips, thighs and lower abdomen.
April 2, 2016

Cool Off and Burn Calories with Water Fitness

If you’re ready to break out of your indoor gym routine and enjoy some outdoor activities consider taking the plunge with Aquatic Exercise.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Got Pain? Roll It Out!

If you aren’t an athlete or avid runner who’s recently intensified your training routine, chances are, the pain you’re experiencing isn’t shin splints.
April 2, 2016

H3 Meal Plan Champ

Guest Alicia, shows that meal planning can be done.
April 2, 2016

15 Positive Psychological Effects of Exercise

We have all heard that exercise releases endorphins, fights anxiety, increases stress resilience, and improves sleep. But there are 15 more effects . . .
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: High Intensity Jump Rope Interval Training

30-Minute High Intensity Jump Rope and Body Weight Interval.
April 2, 2016

A Versatile Food Can Cut Your Calories by Two-Thirds

“Shrimp is a lean source of high quality protein”. It is relatively low in calories and extremely low in saturated fat.
April 2, 2016

At–Home Gym: Our Fave Fitness Products

When you have fitness equipment at home, you can save time, save money, have privacy within your own home, and customize your own workout.
April 2, 2016

Bring Friends and Save

Experience H3 with loved ones and strengthen the bond between you.
April 2, 2016


H3 tries to encourage guests to get out of the all or nothing thinking and reframing that mindset to learning from the detours while staying on track.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Have an “Eggceptionally” Active Easter!

While holidays are an understandable time to be a little indulgent, use being "hopped up on sugar" to your advantage this year!
April 2, 2016


Recognize listening is an important piece of communication. As guests continue to participate in our program, its understandable how . . .
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: What is your investment to your health?

What your health condition is like has a significant effect on the condition you can provide for someone else.
April 2, 2016

Health Benefits of Walking a ½ hour a day

Dr. Mike Evans has a very engaging and convincing way of letting us know why just 1/2 hour a day of walking should be incorporated into our daily routine.
April 2, 2016

LOSE Well – NEW 4-week Weight Loss Program

Introducing the program for people who are READY to lose significant weight – and keep it off!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Outdoor cardio/strength circuit

Spring is here, that means we can take our workouts outside and enjoy the nice weather!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Be realistic with meal planning

Lindsay, H3's Registered Dietitian, shares with us a few more pictures of her meal planning. Enjoy!
April 2, 2016

Alzheimer’s Disease, what women need to know

Heart disease was thought to be primarily a man’s disease, thanks to the American Heart Association, we now recognize it in woman as well.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Squat and Lunge Alternatives

These exercises will help strengthen your hamstrings and quadriceps without putting pressure on your knees.
April 2, 2016

8 Outdoor Activities that Double as Exercise

Grab your kids, throw a leash on your dog, and head on outdoors! It's time to get your exercise on!
April 2, 2016

All-Natural? Cage Free? What Does It All Mean…

The Healthy Living section of your grocery store and you can’t help but see multiple health claims and confusing terminology on packaging.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Muscle Mobility

“All human beings should be able to perform basic human maintenance on themselves.” – Kelly Starrett
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: JUMP into SPRING!

A plyometric workout is a great way to increase your heart rate with a fast, high intensity full body workout.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Dream Big Start Small

April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Label Makeover

Since the labels were last revised 20 years ago, these changes should make it easier to make informed choices when checking out food labels. - Video!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: March Madness

March Madness is here! Grab your basketball and try out these exercises!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Excuses and How to Rise Above and Beat them!

How many excuses have you come up with to NOT exercise? Probably al 5 of these. Learn out to overcome them all!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Yoga Flow

Yoga Style with Karen sharing and Danielle demonstrating a Yoga Flow series.
April 2, 2016


Low in fat content, high in protein and under 400 calories - Asian Chicken Salad!
April 2, 2016

Announcing New Executive Chef Hicham Elmadi

Chef Hicham has previously led fine-dining restaurants in Spain, Italy, France and most recently Atlanta, Georgia.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Partner Workout

Want to be living an active, healthy lifestyle and spend time with your partner? Try this great partner workout that gets you both moving together.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: TRX Circuit

ENJOY this Quick TRX upper body circuit!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: What Gets Measured Gets Done

Losing weight, feeling better, gaining strength, becoming healthy is your “end goal”, your destination, or your finish line.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Vinegar Glazed Acorn Squash

The Acorn squash is great for both sweet and savory preparations.
April 2, 2016

The Difference Between Sympathy And Empathy

We recommend watching Brene Brown’s Ted Talk, The Power of Vulnerability where she artfully articulates the importance of the emotional experience.
April 2, 2016

Book Review: Month of Meals

The American Diabetes Association has published a new and improved version of their popular book series Month of Meals.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: 8 Minute Abs

Please enjoy the attached video of your favorite healthy fitness team demonstrating this workout!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Dealing with Change

Coping or dealing with change is serious business and we are facing it every single day.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Treadmill HIIT workout:

The workout is design for all fitness level; you can work at your own pace adjusting the intensity accordingly. Have fun!
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: Winter Olympics Fitness Tips

There are thousands of things that go into making an Olympic athlete. Those things become a passion, a purpose, and a plan.
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Adding Nuts and Avocados

They are both excellent sources of “good” fats and should be included as a part of a healthy diet.
April 2, 2016

How To Stay Focused And Committed To Your Plan

Commit to yourself. Commit to your goal. Commit to your body. Commit to your Movement.. Commit to your Health. Commit to your Life!
April 2, 2016

Staying Hydrated During Exercise

There are several variables that determine how much water you need during a workout. Here are some points to consider . . .
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Practice what you preach

Here's is a brilliant YouTube video called "23 and ½ Hours", that makes a compelling case for the health benefits of walking 30 minutes a day.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Keep it Moving!

Remember one step forward is one step closer for your goal, for the finish line of your race, for your health.
April 2, 2016


You mature and you grow over time and with various life experiences, but taking the time to assess your CHARACTER allows you to set realistic goals.
April 2, 2016


Tender, sweet and just a little nutty, Brussels sprouts add a delightful crunch to many healthy recipes. ENJOY!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Gateway Exercise

All of a sudden, being active is no longer a barrier to your every day life, rather, a natural part of it instead.
April 2, 2016


2013 is coming to an end, we would like to highlight Hilton Head Health moments that have made an impact on the program & the staff over the past 12 months
April 2, 2016

Make Healthy Choices Easy with the “Unwise, Better, Best” Jingle

David Chesworth is also a musician and a song writer and has written a little ditty about the “unwise, better, best” dieting principle.
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: What’s the RUSH

The destination isn’t going anywhere, you are. You can choose to move towards it, or away from it.
April 2, 2016


Today's healthy recipe, with step-by-step instructions and photos - Chestnut Stuffed Ravioli!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Improving Balance

Watch this quick video on ways to help improve your balance!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Look Great at Every Size

It’s important to like the way you look during all stages of your healthy-lifestyle journey.
April 2, 2016

Fit Shop: Holiday Gift Idea

This holiday gift basket includes two Gingerbread Mini Muffin dry mixes (and or recipe), a mini muffin baking tin and one ounce scoop.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Beef Satay

Beef Tenderloins - Brown Sugar - Ginger - 50 Calorie Meal!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Introducing FITGO!

This a game helps you experience a variety of fitness components through cardio, resistance, core, mind/body, and circuit training during your stay at H3.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Banana Power

Bananas contain three natural sugars: sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber and provide an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: The 7 Great Benefits to Interval Training

When these intense exercises occur on a regular basis, the body increases its basal metabolic rate (BMR) to handle the new demands put on it.
April 2, 2016

Book Review: Strength Training Anatomy 3rd Edition

Using color coded pictures for your convenience, this book very clearly describes how to perform each exercise safely and effectively.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Cauliflower Gruyere Gratin

Here is a tasty dish your children will love and will also be getting their daily vegetable servings in at the same time.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Holiday Travel Workout

Leaving town during the holiday's? Try each of these exercises for 1 minute, 2 times each!
April 2, 2016


We don’t have 100% control over numerous things in our life; the following components will help you establish some strategic framework.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Break a Sweat in Cooler Temps

Exercising during the cooler weather has a lot of benefits, perhaps even more than at other time of the year.
April 2, 2016

Mindful Eating in Social Situations

Share your weight loss goals with your friends and family. . .
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Strengthening knees

In this video we'll share with you low impact exercise to strengthen your quadriceps, hamstrings, inner and outer thighs!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Be Where You Are When you’re there

The journey meant so much more than reaching an end destination.
April 2, 2016

10 Healthy-Habit Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays around the corner, why not give gifts that will help people succeed with their healthy lifestyle goals and aspirations?
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Core and Lower Body

This is an easy no excuse routine you can do in your own home!
April 2, 2016


The Jerusalem cookbook has the potential to positively transform your continued weight loss or weight management journey.
April 2, 2016

Guest Testimonial: Linda & Vince Ferrigno

"When we go on vacation, we come back needing a vacation. Not at Hilton Head Health. We come back feeling MARVELOUS!"
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Functional Strength of the Upper Body

Functional lifting exercises involve multiple muscle groups working together in order to complete a task.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Hip Stretch

Hip Stretch Friday!
April 2, 2016

Improving Stress With Regular Exercise

A recent study from the Harvard Medical School cited: ‘Aerobic exercise is the key for your head, just as it is for your heart.
April 2, 2016

A day in the life of an Intern at H3

Hello, H3Daily Readers! Thank you for welcoming me to the H3Daily blog!
April 2, 2016


Loaded with chicken sausage, eggs, and cheese, you can squeeze in a great meal even on your busiest morning.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Dance Fit

Today is Friday's dance the weight off routine!
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: Your own worst critic

Negative thoughts tend to lead towards negative actions, whereas positive thoughts tend to lead toward positive action.
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash recap!

Looking forward to seeing everyone come out next year!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Dynamic and Static Stretches

Our wellness coach, Danielle Dunn, shows us Dynamic and Static Stretches to help prepare you for a run or race!
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash Training: Final Week

Join us for the 4th Annual Devin's Dash Memorial 5K & Devin's WOD.
April 2, 2016


Cooking for the fall should be fun and exciting and you should apple all the harvest goodies to your meals!
April 2, 2016

Strengthen your Hiney to protect your (Hi)-Knee

The human body is a magnificent machine which is constantly adapting and shaping itself to what we do most often.
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: more TV = more weight

It doesn’t matter how old we are, or what we watch, more TV=more weight.
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash Training – week 5 – Stay motivated

Don’t allow yourself to contemplate going out for a run. Just put on your running shoes and get out the door, quick!
April 2, 2016


It’s a super simple way to cook up the flavors of fall!
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: The benefits of Coconut

In our kitchen, we use different parts of the coconut in the following recipes . . .
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Cardio Blast!

A class you can do at home: Try Cardio Blast with Danielle!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Cardio vs Strength Training

Myth: Far too many people forsake any other type of training because they believe that cardio is the best, or even the ‘only’ way to lose weight.
April 2, 2016

Obesity is categorized as a disease

Earlier this summer the American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest physician organization, categorized obesity as a disease.
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash Training – week 4

Pre-race breakfast should be 2-3 hours before the race that are low in fiber, fat and protein. Choose something that is easy to digest.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Balance

Good balance is important to help you get around, stay independent, and carry out daily activities.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Creating Goals through a Vision

Next time you find yourself making a wish; challenge yourself to turn it into a SMART goal. You just may learn something new about yourself!
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash training – week 3

H3 has introduced a 6 week training program that will help you prepare for our 4th Annual Devin’s Dash Memorial 5K, a Run/Walk.
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Your Second Brain

From a nutrition standpoint, your body does things for you that we don’t see day-to-day.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Every minute COUNTS!

Every minute of movement counts toward the 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity we’re all supposed to be getting each week.
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: The Impact of Lifestyle Changes

An important factor in motivating behavioral change is the belief that the changes being made will lead to a positive outcome.
April 2, 2016

Sharing Success: Lacresha Granger

"I love watching weight loss shows because I enjoy hearing people’s stories and seeing their transformations at the end of their journey."
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash 5K Training Program – Week 2

Here is week 2 training for Devin's Dash!
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Burger

Make sure to add this to your Labor Day weekend menu!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Dynamic Stretches for Running

This weeks fitness friday demonstrates several dynamic stretches that are great for warming up before going for a run.
April 2, 2016


Under the Dietary Supplement Health Education Health Act (DSHEA) dietary supplements ARE NOT approved by the FDA.
April 2, 2016

Devin’s Dash 5K Training Program – Week 1

H3 is introducing a 6 week training program that will help you prepare for our 4th Annual Devin's Dash Memorial 5K, a Run/Walk.
April 2, 2016

Soda Consumption And Your Health

It is often the hardest beverage for people to give up, but can have the largest impact on your health in more ways than calorie count.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Beef and Vegetable Lasagna

It’s a super simple way to add lots of vegetables to a dish without adding lots of extra calories or fat.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Sweating with a Sandbag

The load is constantly shifting, or at least requires effort to stabilize, and this produces an effect far removed from conventional weight training.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: 6 Rules of Life

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a very well known former professional bodybuilder, actor, businessman, investor, and politician . . .
April 2, 2016

Coaches Corner: A Letter to Family and Friends

Most of the articles posted on this site are intended for you, this one however is for your spouses, partners, friends and family members.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Thai Peanut Stir Fry

It’s a super simple way to add lots of flavor to a dish with out adding lots of extra calories or fat.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: A Push-Up Progression

Push yourself this weekend! ENJOY!
April 2, 2016

Eat your fruits and veggies

The evidence that the consumption of vegetables and fruit lowers the risk of several chronic disease is overwhelming.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Self Talk

One very easy way to make your relationship with yourself a healthier one is to turn your “negative self-talk” into “positive self-talk”.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: TABATA and all its benefits!

A wide variety of exercises are compatible with Tabata, including resistance exercises such as body weight strength exercises and aerobic exercises.
April 2, 2016


A relatively new eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa is when there is a fixation on righteous eating. Here is everything you need to know.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: Sitting Disease

As good as that level of exercise is, however, if you spend a lot of time sitting, it may not be enough.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Recipe: Apple Muesli with Dried Cranberries

A healthy dessert under 300 calories! Make sure you save room . . .
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Wake-Up Workout

Do you ever have a work out planned that you end up missing because something else came up?
April 2, 2016

Compressed Morbidity: “Live Long and Die Fast”

Every once in while you hear or read something that has a profound effect on you . . .
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Happiness Is A Choice

“HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. "
April 2, 2016

3 Simple Stretches to Alleviate Low Back Pain

Do you have lower back pain? Stretching it out can help release the pressure.
April 2, 2016


Is this you? Do you back-load your calories most days of the week?
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: The Importance of Daily Intentions

Setting a daily intention allows you to focus on a specific direction you would like the day to take.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: 10 Steps to Getting Started TODAY

Take our self motivation interview right now. Make sure you have a pen and a piece of paper.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: How to start running

Here are 5 basic principles of running.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Interdependence

Hilton Head Health would not be the successful company that we are without you embracing the program to its fullest potential!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Just Dance

Whether it's ballet or ballroom, clogging or jazz, dancing is a great way for people of all ages and physical abilities to get and stay in shape.
April 2, 2016

H3’s Meal Plan from a Guest’s Perspective

Four months ago today, Brian weighed in at 349 pounds. Today, he is 85 lbs. lighter! Here's his story. . .
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Feeling Young

Most people understand, or have at least heard about, some of the benefits of living a healthier lifestyle. Here are a few . . .
April 2, 2016

Book Review: Fat Chance

This book is definitely worth purchasing, but here are 3 main messages that we'd like you to take away from this.
April 2, 2016

Becoming a Morning Person

Waking up early and working out can help reduce blood pressure, stress levels, and the risk of cardiac arrest and stoke.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Michael Brams Success Story

Today marks the day that one H3 guests, Michael Brams, has achieved his goal weight!
April 2, 2016

Going Nuts about Nuts!

Look for our recipes on line with macadamia coconut crusted mahi mahi, or our pecan and panko crusted fresh catch!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Serve More, Eat More, Lose Weight

Try out a new recipes from H3Daily!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: TRX Suspension Training

TRX has made its way into the fitness industry and is used by many pro sports teams, coaches, and top trainers around the world.
April 2, 2016

Don’t Sweat It: Summer Snacks

Remember to have some fun this summer and enjoy the huge variety of produce at your local farmer’s market or grocery store.
April 2, 2016

Wellness Wednesday: The Art of Listening

The attached video on compassionate listening, featuring Thich Nhat Hanh, is a powerful reminder of how listening can give way to transformative healing.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Resolve Dissolves in Alcohol

A few popular strategies to overcome the Resolve Dissolves in Alcohol dilemma.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Quality AND Quantity

Exercising increases your energy in a day and allows you to really put a lot of quality into it.
April 2, 2016

FOOD FOCUS: To Soy or not to Soy?!

This sparked numerous studies to be launched to explore soy foods because Asian diets are saturated in soy-based foods.
April 2, 2016

Hilton Head Health Earns 2013 Certificate of Excellence

Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
April 2, 2016

The Truth About Activity Tracking Devices

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been a part of a test group for activity trackers like the Nike Fuel Band and Fitbit.
April 2, 2016


It Is a no-impact workout that allows you to lengthen and strengthen your body as well as improve flexibility and balance.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Dip and Spear

As many may know, an easy way to consume more calories than planned without thinking about it is by putting too much salad dressing on your salads.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Redefining Baggage

What is your baggage and how can you redefine it for your life?
April 2, 2016

Friday Fitness: Build More to Burn More

Studies have shown that muscle tissue burns 9 times more calories than fat tissue.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Fly on the Wall

very day a guest at H3 is encouraged by one of their peers to go out on a limb and try something new.
April 2, 2016

Best Weight Loss Program! Hilton Head Health Wins Top Honors

Hilton Head Health (H3) was named the number one weight loss resort in the United States!
April 2, 2016

3 Basic Principles of a Good Diet

While not surprising, the results of the study are important because they confirm some of the basic principles we have recommended for years.
April 2, 2016

Healthy Eating Made Simple!

Program Intern, Kim Jobke, gives us insight on one of her favorite nutrition apps. Check out the post!
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Sitting Less + Exercise = Feeling Better

Research presented in this book shows that Aerobic exercise has the ability to physically remodel our brains to perform at their best. Watch this video!
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Weighing In

As the guests weighed in, here are some of the connections that were made, related to their individual weight map.
April 2, 2016

Friday Fitness: 20/20/20

Can’t decide what to do for a workout?! Well you don’t have to decide. You can just do it all!
April 2, 2016

Flexibility and Golf

Today, we’re going to take a look at how flexibility and stretching is a great way to improve your golf game.
April 2, 2016

Coaching Corner: Excuse Busting

In order to successfully navigate, it’s important to recognize the difference between a significant obstacle and when it becomes an excuse.
April 2, 2016

Fitness Friday: Final Four Workout

This workout consists of four rounds of four different types of exercises (representative of this year’s final four).
April 2, 2016

Try Physical Therapy Before Knee Surgery

Inflammation is created as the thigh and shin bone come in contact with one another, a process physicians term osteoarthritis. It's very common.
April 2, 2016

Caution: Do not top off tank!

Just like overfilling our stomachs, it fouls up the system and wastes energy.
April 2, 2016

8 Tips for Proper Alignment and Perfect Posture

Proper alignment of your body allows your muscles to work most effectively, while putting the least amount of stress on your joints.
April 2, 2016

Nutrition: Back to the Basics

In some ways, we need to go back to how we were eating as children. Watch this short video.
April 2, 2016

Friday Fitness: Cleansersizing

Time management is something that many people struggle with, especially when it comes to exercising, and even more so during holidays.
April 2, 2016

Alzheimer’s Rates Expected to Triple by 2050

According to the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s will become an epidemic!
April 2, 2016

Get H3 Inspired: Sue Ellen Sherer

The weight did not come off quickly, but over time I have managed to take off 43 pounds and 23 inches!
April 2, 2016

Laughter is Good for your Health

It is fair to say that quality of life could be measured based on how often one experiences happiness.
April 2, 2016

Friday Fun: Healthy Harmonies

Ask and you shall receive the latest jingle from H3 Wellness Coach David Chesworth and Program Intern Brianna Friedt.