Reading Time: 2 minutes With so many of us leading demanding nonstop lives, it’s difficult not to peter out as the day goes on. Here are some ideas to get rid of and outsmart your afternoon energy slumps. How to Get Rid of Afternoon … Continued
Did You Know Your Mind Is An Exercise Tool?
Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve been noticing that more and more gizmos, online tools and fitness books are coming on the market to help people exercise and get fitness results. However, you’d get a huge bang for the buck (actually forget the bucks), if … Continued
Best 4 Ways To Detoxify Your Body
Reading Time: 2 minutes Detoxification is an interesting, important topic, so I thought I’d tell you about 4 ways to increase your deep-tissue detoxification. Knowing how to detoxify your body helps you stay healthy! From pesticides, pollution, plastics, fragrances and other sources, our bodies … Continued
Best Exercises When You Don’t Have Time To Workout
Reading Time: 2 minutes “Sure, I know I should be working out, but I just can’t find the time”. I hear it all the time. How about 15 minutes a week, though? Don’t tell me you can’t find 15 minutes a week! How about … Continued
5 Simple, Easy Workout Tips
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here are five simple easy work-out tips. When you think you have no time or energy to workout, try these tips. 1. Spend a lot of time cooking in the kitchen? Hold two 14-ounce cans, one in each hand, palms … Continued
Why A Sedentary Lifestyle Is Dangerous
Reading Time: 2 minutes A sedentary lifestyle can lead to costly chronic diseases and has many other costs as well. Do you feel like you’re getting enough exercise? When I see surveys that look at different states in the U.S., across the board the … Continued
Four Myths About Bone Health
Reading Time: 2 minutes Let’s take a look at four bone myths. Good to make sure you know how to take care of your body and have the best bone health possible. Four Bone Health Myths 1. “Milk builds bones.” False Women with the … Continued
Best Yoga Pose To Do After Exercise
Reading Time: 2 minutes After exercise, Yoga can give you a leg up on recovery. Yoga is great for exercise recovery! Whether you’ve been out for a long run, long walk, bike ride, or gone skiing, hiking, or golfing, your legs have taken quite … Continued
Want Better Sports Performance? Follow These Three Steps!
Reading Time: 4 minutes Many of us are ready to kick up our training and exercise a few notches. Because of this, I thought I’d throw a few reminders your way so that you stay healthy, fit, and handle with ease any stress that … Continued
Best Technique For Willpower and Making Better Decisions
Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve been using this OH WELL technique with my students and clients so I wanted to share it with you, too. It helps them with making better decisions. When I start working with a private client, I ask them a … Continued
How To Care For Your Knees
Reading Time: 3 minutes A client of mine was telling me this story about his knees. He thought he did take care of his knees, but apparently not. He was having knee pain so he went to a doctor. I know it sounds like … Continued
Got Ankle Pain? Try These Tips For Relief!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Got ankle pain, or do you perceive that you have weak ankles? One of the many things I do as a coach is helping my clients recover from injuries and help them regain mobility and strength. I use a system … Continued
Best Way to Beat Afternoon Fatigue
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is there anything you can do about your mid-day or afternoon fatigue? If you are falling asleep around 2:00 p.m. each day, you are not alone. Many, if not most of us, go through a period of post-lunch listlessness. Knowing … Continued
Will Exercise Help You Lose Weight?
Reading Time: 2 minutes There was an article in Time Magazine some time ago that many people ask me about, so I thought I’d throw my two cents into the mix. It declared that “Exercise won’t make you lose weight.” It was written by … Continued
7 Tips For Losing Weight And Keeping It Off
Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you struggle to maintain weight loss long-term? It’s not easy to maintain a healthy weight. While fad-diets might help you drop pounds, keeping weight off is challenging. Research shows that 95% of dieters regain lost weight within one to … Continued
Fad Diets Don’t Work! Here’s What DOES Work!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you know the world’s best diet? Yes, there is one that experts have been ranking BEST for years now. Studies show it does everything, including helping you maintain a healthy weight, improving your heart health, and reducing symptoms of … Continued
Does Wearing Shoes Damage Your Feet?
Reading Time: 4 minutes What’s your relationship with your shoes? Does that sound like a strange question. Maybe you never think about the shoes you wear, maybe you’re totally obsessed with your shoe choices or maybe you’re somewhere in between. I’d say I’m on … Continued
Fitness Strategies Not Working? Try This!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes what you’re doing either with working out or nutrition just isn’t working. When one strategy doesn’t work, you’ve got to try another and keep changing fitness strategies until you find the one that DOES work. While this sounds simple … Continued
Can Sunlight Make You Skinny?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever wondered if the sun makes you skinny? Maybe you’re read something about this online. A woman recently asked me an interesting question. She had seen something online and wanted to know if the sun makes us skinny. … Continued
Pre-Workout Nutrition: What to Eat Before A Workout
Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you think much about what to eat before you workout? Whether it’s from my yoga students, personal training clients or runners I’m coaching, it’s a common question people ask me. So let’s take a closer look at pre-workout food … Continued
Top 9 Tips to Set Yourself Up for Healthy Living
Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you up for success? I sure hope so! Here are some tips for setting yourself up for healthy living. How Our Environment Influences Us We are all influenced by our environment when it comes to our levels of physical … Continued
You Don’t Need Weight Loss Programs to Lose Weight and Feel Great
Reading Time: 2 minutes How would you like to drop weight and feel great? Do you think weight loss programs are the answer? Here are some tips for you. Do these things and you’ll drop weight and feel great! In fact, you’ll feel so … Continued
Is the Oprah Syndrome a Good or Bad Thing?
Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s something I call the Oprah Syndrome. Maybe you call it the Dr. Oz Syndrome. Whatever you call it, the syndrome has the same effect on people. Let me give you an example to illustrate the Oprah Syndrome. What is … Continued
Walking For Health:19 Tips and Benefits
Reading Time: 4 minutes You can get in great shape simply by walking. Yes, walking! You can walk your way to fitness. It can serve as the base for building up an aerobic base for health and fitness. Walking for health is simple, inexpensive, … Continued
What is the Difference Between Fat and Muscle?
Reading Time: 3 minutes True stories from the trenches are the best! What happened recently is a good teachable moment for us all, so I’m sharing it with you. Do you understand the difference between fat and muscle? A woman wrote to me asking … Continued
Does High Intensity Exercise Benefit Your Brain?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Maybe you’re already walking thirty minutes a day, maybe more. So when the basic brain health advice of getting out for a walk every day is offered, you say to yourself, “I already do that.” OK. That’s fair enough. There’s … Continued
Nature vs. Nurture: How Exercise Changes Your Genes
Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever thought it’s my genetics! That’s why I’m overweight, obsessive compulsive and/or can’t stay away from chocolate, and my brain always feels so fuzzy. Come on now, be honest. I don’t know anyone, including myself, who hasn’t thought … Continued
7 Tips To Add More Walking Into Your Day
Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you one of those people who thinks you don’t have time for exercise? Exercise is so important and benefits us in so many ways. Yet it’s very easy to shrug it off, skip it, and think you’ll get to … Continued
Which Workout Is Best: Interval Training or Moderately Intense Cardio?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you aware of the heart health, brain fitness, and fat-burning benefits of interval training? The mainstream media is just finally catching on, so maybe you’ve heard the buzz. In a recent study performed at Canada’s McMaster University, subjects did … Continued
Why Strength Training is Good for Your Brain Function
Reading Time: 2 minutes Getting stronger from strength training benefits both your body and brain function in so many ways! Are you regularly practicing strength training? If not, why not? OK, I can already hear some of you saying “but I hate going to … Continued
Brain Toxins, Exercises NOT To Do, and Diabetes Warning Signs
Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes I write about assorted health and fitness topics. Today we’ll discuss diabetes, exercises NOT to do, and clearing out brain toxins.
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14 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Exercise Lifestyle
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s summertime and everyone seems to be enjoying all their favorite activities. In particular, I’m getting lots of questions from my running students and clients asking for some training tips. And I realized that many of the 26.2 tips I … Continued