That's right, it's Olive Oil. In addition to all the wonderful things we already know about olive oil, it now seems a German study has found when people ate food previously infused with the scent of olive oil they ate fewer calories, had lower glucose levels, and had higher serotonin levels than the study's control group....more
Find out why personal training Montclair NJ turned out to be preferable to group or gym sessions for one would-be weight-loser. And what started him on his journey to fitness was just a musty closet and a pair of pants....more
I'm in a funk. And I haven't been like this.. well... I don't think ever. When I moved from MS to PA, I got depressed and stopped running. But when I ran in MS, running was very different for me. I met my best friend most mornings out of the week, and we would run/talk. It was great. She was by far the better runner....more
I read about a different way to eat an apple on my friend's blog. Soon after, The Atlantic also covered this idea of eating from the bottom up rather than around the side. Doing so creates less waste. According to their article, "we are all wasting 30 percent of our apples at $1.30 per pound, that's about $42 wasted per person per year—which is $13.2 billion annually, thrown in the trash."
Uncovering the Ballerina in all of us!How many of us have at least a little ballet in our past? I for one, spent much of my youth practicing arabesques, splits and jette's and for that period of my life at least, I was buff. Well buff for an eleven year old anyway! ...more
Recently, in my quest to be healthy without succumbing to body image issues or falling into the trap of unrealistic beauty standards, I found myself at the gym with my mother. Not our usual routine, but whatever. As we’re changing in the health club locker room, she looks into her bag and complains that she’s brought the wrong pair of workout pants. “I hate these,” she says, pulling them on anyway. “Here, can you tell that they’re basically just leggings?”
Forget about all the other people who have already been successful in their fitness journey. Forget about all the other moms who effortlessly lost their baby weight. Their story is not yours. You are about to go on your own journey....more