TDM’s On-the-Go Exercise Plan for Holiday Travelers

TDM’s On-the-Go Exercise Plan for Holiday Travelers

Your body is perfectly capable of giving you one killer workout! This exercise [plan is easy to follow and will take you about 35 minutes to complete. You'll also feel like you've done your body good! What's more, you're working all the major muscles, keeping you...

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Exercise, Holidays and Calories That Tip the Scales

Exercise, Holidays and Calories That Tip the Scales

Lately I've been hearing a lot about the HUGE amount of calories we all eat over Thanksgiving, weight gain we'll consequentially gain, and the foods we should eat instead. Actually, this is the same old story we all hear at this time of year. The "Eat This Not That"...

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Top 10: Hot Chocolate 5K Recap

Top 10: Hot Chocolate 5K Recap

What I loved (and didn't love so much) about The Hot Chocolate 5k: 1) LOVED the little squares of chocolate. They were actually really good. I'm sure I'd change my mind if I knew the ingredients. 2) DIDN'T love the crazy-long packet pick up line outside in the cold. I...

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Before You Workout, Eat This Not That

Before You Workout, Eat This Not That

The answer to "What should I eat before my workout?" isn't tough, but there are multiple answers. Are you working out in the middle of the morning, a couple hours after you've had breakfast? Or are you exercising at 6am? Will you be hitting the gym after work? Or do...

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Can’t Lose Weight? Here are a few possible reasons why.

Can’t Lose Weight? Here are a few possible reasons why.

When you make an effort to lose weight, nothing could be more frustrating than not seeing a bit of change. I've worked with hundreds of clients, mostly women, but sometimes men, who struggle with losing weight or shedding fat. Often times, I'll work with people who...

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Feeling Tired After You Eat? This could be why.

Feeling Tired After You Eat? This could be why.

Lunch is over and now it's time to get back to work. After 20 or 30 minutes, you start feeling a little tired. After an hour, you're ready to take a nap. An hour or so after that you start feeling hungry again. What's going on? It's perfectly normal to feel tired....

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5 Dietary Supplements My Body Loves

5 Dietary Supplements My Body Loves

I had a request for a post about supplements...and BOOM!...whatdayaknow? Here it is! Tasha, this one's for you! First of all, you should not take 1000 supplements. You'll go crazy...really crazy. And you'll probably feel sick, too. It might be tempting to try a...

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Hormones, Energy & 5K Training: Installment 4

Hormones, Energy & 5K Training: Installment 4

Hormones play a big role in how we all (men and women) move, behave, think, act, etc., throughout the day. Women, in particular, are often subject to an assault of hormones affecting our body in some way, shape or form.  If you're a woman, you - or a great many close...

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2 Ways to Lose 5 Pounds in 5 Minutes A Day

2 Ways to Lose 5 Pounds in 5 Minutes A Day

This will be short and sweet. Sometimes all we need is a little perspective. If you're trying to lose weight, shedding the last few pounds can be the toughest. What am I saying?? Getting the ball rolling is the toughest. The second toughest thing is the last few...

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5K Training That Boosts Metabolism: Installment 3

5K Training That Boosts Metabolism: Installment 3

For the record, I mostly want to run faster for my upcoming 5K. That said, the type of training I'm doing, largely based around intervals, does a helluva job boosting metabolism as well! Good for me! ...And maybe good for you, too, if you want to do a few workouts...

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10 Signs You Know You’re a Fitness Junkie

10 Signs You Know You’re a Fitness Junkie

Are you a gym rat? Here are a few telltale signs you might be! Does your personality fit the description of any of these? 1. You indiscriminately greet people by saying, "Hi. How was your workout?" at least once a day. 2. The first day you workout wearing new gym...

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Running to Get Faster: Installment 2

Running to Get Faster: Installment 2

For a lot of people, exercise can be boring. Very boring. A purpose for getting fit helps incredibly. You don't necessarily have to run a 5K, 10K or marathon for that matter, but a goal would be nice. I mentioned in my last post about training for the Hot Chocolate 5K...

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Interval Training for the Hot Chocolate 5K: Installment 1

Interval Training for the Hot Chocolate 5K: Installment 1

I'm officially registered for the Hot Chocolate 5K in Chicago on November 4, 2012. There are several Hot Chocolate races around the country (running as 5K and 15K). If you're not in Chicago, there could be a race coming to a city near you! The lynchpin for me - and...

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4 Ways to Lose Weight Without Changing Your Diet

4 Ways to Lose Weight Without Changing Your Diet

You can lose weight, and lots of if, by changing a few small details in your day-to-day lifestyle. If you're already eating healthy and frustrated that you can't lose weight, give these four simple weight loss tips a try.1. Sleep A recent commentary published in the...

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