Making Calories Count: Weight Loss or Weight Management?

My Philosophy Ever since I became a nutrition coach I’ve been preaching the following message: If you want to reach your weight loss goal and maintain it you’ll need to eat healthy fuel in the form of lean, clean and fiber rich foods and don’t forget to […]

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Hula Hooping: Not Just For Kids Anymore

Hula Hooping for Weight Loss My granddaughter Hazel is an energizer bunny. She is always fully charged and raring to go. After my recent hula hooping session I too felt super charged. Just like Hazel. That’s why I’m adding hula hooping to my exercise regimen. Hula Hooping […]

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Two Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Workouts

Given: You’re Eating Healthy Are you finally working out in an effort to lose weight? Are you running to the gym regularly, attending pilates, zumba or yoga classes, using the treadmill or elliptical and seeing little result? This is a common complaint I often overhear at the […]

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Don’t Exercise! My 2 Rules for a Healthier Body.

Have Fun! When people ask me about tips for being healthy I respond that my philosophy is this: Good health hinges on 2 words: Fuel and Fitness. In my opinion, proper fuel should be our number one priority as caretakers of the one body we have. Running […]

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Depression among Middle Schoolers. Physical Fitness Can Help.

Depression is a very complicated subject and discussions on the topic often leave us without answers. Adolescent Depression Adults are not the only ones who struggle with this disease. Young adolescents can also become victims and sometimes “depression that begins at this time can lead to chronic […]

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Good Habits are hard to break

Good Habits Are Hard To Break We may all agree that bad habits are hard to break but according to new research by the University of California, good habits are hard to break as well! Think about what that means! “That’s beneficial for people with good health […]

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300: Rise of an Empire. 6 Pack Abs

So, you’re a fan of the movie 300: Rise of an Empire now in theaters. Or as I’ve also seen it referred to: The Abs Strike Back! Whether you care for the movie or not, movie-goers, male and female alike, are enthralled with the six-pack abs of […]

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Gary Player’s Naked: Diet and Fitness Routines For Old Farts

My husband showed me a picture of a naked man the other day… I wrote that statement for this blog two years ago but now in the Spring of 2015 I find that the information is just as timely. For those who know my husband and me […]

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Exercising In The Morning. Just Do It!

Exercising In The Morning? You Should Be Doing It There are many reasons why exercising in the morning is a great idea for a lot of people, myself included. http://www.synergeticpsychotherapy.com/syner/www.inventivekids.com/games/gsm/ I find that life gets in the way if I wait to exercise later in the day […]

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Honorary Red Lantern Award April 21, 2013

In March 2013 I received the Red Lantern for finishing last in the 30 mile Can Am International Sled Dog Race. The Red Lantern Award recognizes persistence and determination and it was an honor for me to receive it even though it meant that I came in […]

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