Cardio or Strength Training for Fat Loss? Which Works?

A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology has gotten a lot of attention lately, primarily calling out the message "cardio burn more fat than weights." Well, does it?  Not exactly. And not in a way that applies to anyone who moves around a...

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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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 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

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

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

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

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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