What A Personal Trainer Wishes She Could Tell You!

What A Personal Trainer Wishes She Could Tell You!

Yesterday I did a segment with HuffPost Live. You can catch it right here. And if you’re interested in catching my mug, I show up right around the 8:30 mark, and then periodically after that. Last week I was interviewed for an article featured on the Huffington Post,...
The Key to Long Lasting Weight Loss

The Key to Long Lasting Weight Loss

Ever since I was a kid I’ve thought diets were kind of weird – especially big corporate branded diets. That’s not to say I wasn’t body conscious as a teen or young adult, but eating expensive boxed foods to lose weight just never really made complete sense to me. When...
Kids Who School Near Fast Food Restaurants Are More Obese

Kids Who School Near Fast Food Restaurants Are More Obese

I live nearby a couple of big high schools in Chicago. Both are within spitting distance of several fast food restaurants. Off the top of my head, either have a Popeyes Chicken, Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonald’s and/or several small places students can stop in...
Emotional Eating Overload & The Movies

Emotional Eating Overload & The Movies

I have a really bad habit. When I watch movies of nearly any genre, I get up and walk away about 20 minutes before it ends. I can’t say that I do it ALL the time, and I certainly never do it in movie theaters, although I’m mighty tempted, but it happens. When I do...
Bad Habits That Cause (or are linked to) Obesity

Bad Habits That Cause (or are linked to) Obesity

For the next few minutes, or just as you glance over this article, take genetics and obesity out of the equation. Let’s say that weight gain or weight loss was 100% in your control. Realistically genetics do play a role for some, but not all. According to the National...
10 Simple and Healthy Diet Refresher Tips

10 Simple and Healthy Diet Refresher Tips

Over the last few weeks I’ve done a few speaking events for various organizations and have worked with multiple new clients. I find that it’s really helpful to cover the basics again and again. In fact, the coordinator at one of the events at which I spoke last week...