Poor Body Image and Satisfaction Are Harmful

Poor Body Image and Satisfaction Are Harmful

Fat days. I hate ’em! And yes, just like most other women and men, I experience them. I have fat days about as often as I have bad hair days, as well as I-have-nothing-to-wear days. They’re every once in a while, and usually come without warning. My clothes might fit...
Feeling Sore After A Workout: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Feeling Sore After A Workout: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Nearly anyone who has worked up a sweat through exercise, or any strenuous activity, has probably dealt with some level of pain. During exercise, lactic acid builds up in the muscles, causing that burning feeling – also known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. As soon...
Food Coloring: Health Consequences & Healthy Alternatives

Food Coloring: Health Consequences & Healthy Alternatives

Last week we celebrated my daughter’s 7th birthday with about 23 other little girls running around our house. We had a balloon artist to entertain the kids and lots of easy food that I made that morning. Parties for kids this young are usually no more than two hours....
How to Eat Regularly to Weigh Less

How to Eat Regularly to Weigh Less

I would say nine out of ten times that I work with a client to improve their diet, or to help them lose weight (usually hand in hand), the topic of calories comes up multiple times. It’s true that if you eat too much, you will gain weight. I think we can all bank on...
10 Steps to True Mental and Physical Fitness

10 Steps to True Mental and Physical Fitness

Getting in great shape is easier said than done. I think we can all agree on that one. The definition of ‘great shape’ can be different for everyone, but for me, ‘great shape’ means getting fit from the inside out. Real fitness might be a set of six pack abs to you,...
Weight Loss and Bacteria in Your Belly

Weight Loss and Bacteria in Your Belly

Have you ever had acne? I started developing acne right around the beginning of high school. In retrospect, I wouldn’t say it was really bad, but at the peak of puberty, there is no point in telling a freshman that her acne “isn’t that bad.” So I went on antibiotics....