Fitness

Tone Your Body and Brain

Tone Your Body and Brain

For years yoga was considered a practice embraced by eastern monks and “new agers.” But today many people are practicing yoga, even children and seniors, because this mind-body exercise has the power to help your health in many ways.Yoga is more than just a workout, although it can serve as a great way to get strength training built into your...

5 Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

5 Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

With Thanksgiving a few days away, all thoughts are turning to food, good times with family and friends and extra calories. Did you know that the average Thanksgiving meal can easily total 3,000 calories? Add additional calories for appetizers and drinks and before you know it you could be up to a whooping total of 4500 calories in one day. But...

What does being Healthy really mean?

What does being Healthy really mean?

I saw my doctor the other day for my annual physical. As always, we talked “health” and compared notes. One thing I was surprised to hear her say was some patients don’t see a correlation between being overweight, getting sick and quality of life — “sick” meaning taking multiple medications, getting a chronic disease or simply not feeling their best...

The Number One Thing You Can Do To Lose Weight

The Number One Thing You Can Do To Lose Weight

Everyone wants to lose weight, some a little, some a lot.  Thus, it’s no surprise my clients often ask what’s the No. 1 thing they can do to lose pounds quickly and keep them off? I wish I had a magic wand to do the job that is healthy and has no side effects. But there is no magic wand...

How To Optimize Your Metabolism

How To Optimize Your Metabolism

After you lose weight, your metabolism slows down, thus it is easier to regain the weight you lost. And once you gain back the weight, the harder it is to lose it.  It’s a vicious cycle.  But you can get it back under control.  By employing a few helpful nutrition and lifestyle changes, you will be on the road to...

How to Make Time for Exercise

People have good intentions about being physically active but often they allow things to get in their way. “I want to exercise, but I don’t have any extra time,” they tell me. Or, “I don’t want to take a brisk walk when it’s cold and/or dark outside,” they say. Or, “I don’t enjoy exercise, so I can never stick with...

Healthy Living Class

Healthy Living Class

Healthy Living Class Starting in February 2018 Eating right and living healthy doesn’t have to be so hard. Living healthy is about developing habits that work for your body and lifestyle. In this class, you will: Figure out a way to eat right for your body Find an exercise regimen that gets you in shape and that you enjoy To...

Are Vitamin Supplements A Waste Of Money?

Strolling down the vitamin isle of your favorite drug store is like taking a long walk off a short dock. If you aren’t careful, you might be all wet when it comes to having good health. This is especially true of so-called heart-healthy supplements. Consumer Reports says in its July 2017 issue of “On Health, the Truth About What’s Good...

Giving up on your goals does not mean you are lazy

We are in an exciting time in life. Just as we had the beginning of the digital revolution at the end of the last century, we are now experiencing a personal transformation revolution.  It’s about becoming healthier, happier and living your own life with purpose. But better health and positive change won’t come unless you know what you’re doing. Here...

What does a good night’s sleep have to do with weight loss?

Lately I have not been getting enough sleep, which is worrisome because sleep deprivation leaves your body in a state of unhealthy stress. So I re-visited those things that promote quality sleep and soon got back into a proper routine. Quality sleep is critical to maintaining good health and performing optimally in our daily activities A lack of sleep is...

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