Triathlon Tips: 5 Things to Do (and 5 Things Not to Do)

I was terrified to participate in a triathlon. What if I get kicked in the face?! What if I get trampled in the water? What if I tip over on my bicycle.  Actually, that last one happened, but at least it was during a practice run. ...more
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How Do Personal Trainers Stay Fit?

Who doesn’t want to know how a professional takes care of business?  We've all read the articles: "What Does A Genius Do To Help Remember Important Tasks?" (They apparently focus on one task at a time.) or “What Does Jennifer Aniston Do to Have Sexy, Beautiful Hair?” (She uses "Living Proof," her own haircare line, go figure.) or the most recent one I read: “How Does Oprah Relax?” (She takes Sundays off.) I have been a personal trainer for over 20 years.  During these past two decades, I have helped a lot of people lose weight, get fit, feel better, and live longer. In this time I, myself, have actually gotten leaner and healthier too.  I have a lower body fat percentage at 44 years old than I did when I was 30 (take that middle-age!), and I can still beat people younger than me in a foot race and in the gym – however the recovery time is a tad bit longer than it used to be. These are the top 6 things I do to stay in shape. ...more
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Bringing Sexy Back by Being Ourselves

Did you know that according to DoSomething.org, 91% of women are unhappy with their own body image? I know it's a shocker of a fact, so I'll just let you re-read that and let it sink in for a few minutes. ...more
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12 Hour ATR Ultra Plan & The Fine Art of Obsessing

Here it is less than 48 hours before my 12 Adventure Trail Run and I'm getting dangerously close to throwing a little hissy fit. I feel as if any minute now I may just fall to the floor and flail about wildly. Thank goodness I have on my yoga shorts. They make the falling and flailing so much easier. They also reduce the inevitable chaffing from such an activity....more

21 Reasons I love 21 Day Fix!

Today I figured that I would break down my results and the reasons why I absolutely love the 21 day fix!! So I figured I would list the 21 reasons why I love the 21 day fix! Let me start by saying that I was always skeptical of home workouts! I always envisioned Richard Simmons and women doing Jazzercize. I also envisioned them being too hardcore for me similar to insanity and those intense programs. So I always thought the only way for me as a mom to get fit again would be running (which I hate) or going to the gym....more

Jack Osbourne manages multiple sclerosis with ketogenic Paleo low carb diet used for weight loss

The Paleo topic is one of the most popular weight loss diets. But for some individuals, including Sharon Osbourne's son Jack, it's a way to battle debilitating diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Jack announced his decision to follow the Paleo diet when he visited Dr. Mehmet Oz's talk show recently. "Diet is a big thing," he said. "I juice a lot, I try and stick to a Paleo diet."...more

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Triathlon Tips: 5 Things to Do (and 5 Things Not to Do)

I was terrified to participate in a triathlon. What if I get kicked in the face?! What if I get trampled in the water? What if I tip over on my bicycle.  Actually, that last one happened, but at least it was during a practice run. ...more
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Six Simple Reasons to get Enough Sleep

Sleep is one of those time consuming things that I often take for granted. I think it's the consequence of being a perpetually sleep deprived student. Recently, my husband and I purchased a brand new firm-but-soft-super-comfy mattress and I LOVE it! I find it hard to leave my bed, especially after our sheets are freshly laundered....more

Supercharged Hormone Diet jump-starts weight loss

In 30 days, you could lose a significant amount of weight and reset your metabolism, says Dr. Natasha Turner, by following the plan in her new book "The Supercharged Hormone Diet: A 30-Day Accelerated Plan to Lose Weight, Restore Metabolism, and Feel Younger Longer" (click for more information)....more

Brain training can teach people to like healthy foods

You've probably heard about hypnosis for weight loss, but brain training?A new (small) study found that people's brains could be trained to change when it came to healthy eating....more