5 Easy Ways to Burn Calories

5 Easy Ways to Burn Calories   Whether you’re looking to get healthy or get back at an ex, burning others (and your health issues) with a smoking body requires that YOU feel the burn first. A calorie is a widely used term in the diet and fitness industry, and you’ve undoubtedly often been told…

Listen to Your Body: Self Discipline + Self Love

I’ve heard it said that progress is addictive… and they’re right. When you have a consistent health and fitness routine, it’s hard to stop. Your body craves endorphins. Your mind gravitates toward clean, protein-packed ingredients. Your confidence grows as your waistline shrinks. It’s an amazing experience – one I know personally. As I lost 100…

Success Story: Emma Nordness

“Hello! My name is Emma Nordness. I am 27 years old and, like most in their late 20’s, have spent a lot of time adapting to the world as an adult. I have always been very active. I played hockey all the way through college and during that time never really thought about nutrition or…

Establish and Maintain a Routine

Whether we like it or not, summer is nearing the end. This means getting back to a routine, whether it’s for school, jobs, or getting children ready for school again. Establishing a daily routine is a great way to increase efficiency and relieve stress. Here’s a list of tips to help establish and maintain a…

Cooking with Kids

After a long day, making family dinner with the little ones can seem like a daunting task, but the process is a great way to teach kids about nutrition, cooking, and for instilling confidence. In addition, research indicates that cooking at home is one of the best things you can do to improve your own…

Shed Sluggishness

Feeling sluggish? Here are 3 things you can do today to boost energy and put a smile on your face! 1. Stretch & Sip Take a moment to do some light stretching while you sip on green tea. Green tea has a long held reputation for increasing energy and mental focus. It’s also loaded with…

Be Active with Dad this Father’s Day

Thinking of gifts for Dad can be a difficult task. He’ll probably say he doesn’t want another tie or pair of socks, so instead, plan an experience with him he will never forget. Coming up with ideas of what to do can be challenging though. Use these ideas to spend time with your father and…

Maggi: Road Trips and Training

Recently my kids and I headed to Colorado for a Ninja Warrior Event at Warrior Playground. Road trips can be the first thing to get you off track from a steady, healthy diet with little options besides fast food along the drive. Before hitting the road for eight hours, we stopped into Complete Nutrition for…

A Day in the Life of an Olympic Athlete

A Day in the Life: Dominique Blake Speed, endurance, and recovery are all equally important when it comes to training as an Olympic athlete. Dominique Blake shares a video blog post about what she does during one of her training days and how she recovers after a grueling workout. This inside look shows just how intense…

3 Ways to Improve Your Body Image

Body image is the mental picture you have of yourself and it is formed by a variety of factors. An individual’s body image may or may not be an accurate representation of themselves, so working toward a positive body image is important for overall health and wellbeing. Build your body image with these tips: Dial-in…

3 Ways to Make this Week Healthier and Happier! A Fresh Approach

Your playlist is ready, workout clothes washed, and you’re geared up to get your sweat on Monday through Friday. You’ve sworn off the candy jar, happy hour, and the seemingly endless array of celebratory foods that magically arrive at the office. This week is going to be different! Right? If you start the week with…

A Broken Foot Didn’t Stop Joshua

I was always the fat guy growing up. Even though I played sports, I was terribly out of shape. In high school, I was an offensive lineman but I only got playing time because the roster was so thin at my position. A few years after high school, while walking around weighing almost 270 lbs,…

Help! Getting Back into Your Routine.

If your big night out or weekend away left you feeling bloated, tired, unmotivated or all three, don’t despair! Pick yourself back up and get back on track with these tips: Get Moving! Although we know it sounds like the last thing you want to do, once you get started you’ll be glad you did….

Citrine Challengers: Final Week

It was the final week of our customers’ 21-day Citrine journey. See what their final thoughts are about Citrine and their  past 21 days. From increased energy to fighting cravings, see what they have to say about the 3 weeks as a whole and their plans to stay the course going forward. Jen Iowa Nancy Kansas As…

Jim Heidenreich: Final Week

As Jim wrapped up his final week of the Citrine 21 Day Challenge, he’s amped up and ready to begin his second 21 Day Challenge! Stay tuned to watch him dominate his goals of running a marathon and then competing in a physique competition this summer. Did you miss Jim’s earlier Citrine updates? Get caught…

Will’s 4 month transformation

My entire life I had always been known as “the chubby kid.” Because of this, high school wasn’t the easiest for me. Then, I began weightlifting for a class at school and enjoyed it a lot. Soon, I was downing whole pizzas, slamming cookies and more, all in the name of “bulking up.” Needless to…

Changes Can Be Made When You Set Goals

I was 24, had recently gotten married and bought a business. I had slimmed down for my wedding but with the stress of running my own business and constantly eating on the go (i.e. fast food). I found myself at 187 lbs with no energy and feeling miserable. I knew I had to do something….

A New Year, A New You

Often we think of New Year’s resolutions as synonymous with failure. A recent study found that although 75% of people stick with their resolutions for at least one week, less than half are still working toward their goals six months later. Stats like these may make you think twice about making resolutions, but don’t hesitate!…

Meet the CN Crew

Meet the Complete Nutrition Crew The CN Crew is a group of fitness enthusiasts with different hobbies, interests, and lifestyles, but with one common factor: inspiring others to live a healthier lifestyle. Meet some of our CN Crew members below! Think you have what it takes to be one of them? Apply now at thecncrew.com…

20 Minute Total-Body Cardio Routine

Looking for a quick, total-body workout? Complete these exercises a total of two times. If you have more time, challenge yourself and complete these in 4 rounds with minimal rests in between each round. 1. Row Row for 500 meters. Don’t have a rowing machine? Run 400 meters instead. 2. Air Squats Do 40 sets…

Toughen Up to Tone Up

When it comes to physical fitness, there will be days hitting the gym or staying the course proves to be challenging.  It’s these times when the going gets tough, the tough get going!  So what makes some people push through and succeed?  Call it guts, determination, or will power; mental toughness can make a large…

Common Diet & Nutrition Myths

Dieting is no picnic, and the confusion caused by conflicting information from various sources can make it extremely frustrating. With so many supposed experts, popular diets, weight loss pills and other gimmicks pulling you in different directions, it can be hard to sort through to the truths. Arm yourself with the facts and avoid some…

See What Motivated Conner to Change Her Life

Conner found comfort in food to help cope with bullying all through school. After her freshman year of college she decided enough was enough and lost half her body weight. In 2015 she was featured on People Magazine’s Half Their Size issue!

Motivational Myths

It’s only natural to notice your enthusiasm and motivation waiver with time.  However, if you find your self-talk is giving you more reasons to stop than go the course, it may be time to re-evaluate and implement a fresh perspective. Myth: “The scale won’t budge!  This is a waste of my time and effort.” Truth:…

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