15 Fun Ways to Burn Calories

15 Fun Ways to Burn Calories

Little do we realize, but those days when we eat a bit too much or move less than what we should can really catch up with us. Cheating our health has become commonplace with all the exceptions and excuses made. I’m all about the 80/20 rule. If you stay on top of your...
Moving Around, the Old School Way

Moving Around, the Old School Way

Every now and then, a good workout slips through the cracks, and leaves you feeling like you really haven’t done “enough.” Enough? Sometimes when I sit back and really look at my regular routine as it has been for well over the last decade, I wonder what the heck...
Low-fat, Schmo-fat! Part Deux

Low-fat, Schmo-fat! Part Deux

A while back, MSNBC ran a story recapping a study that was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The bottom line of the piece (via the results of the study) suggested that it makes no difference where you get your calories – protein, carbs...
4 Tips to Eat Healthy Over Super Bowl Weekend

4 Tips to Eat Healthy Over Super Bowl Weekend

To millions of Americans, football is like religion and Superbowl Sunday is the most sacred of all sports-related holidays. Even if you’re not a huge football fan, there is a very strong possibility that you’re going to a party – that is if you’re not hosting one of...
5 Tips to Feel Less Bloated

5 Tips to Feel Less Bloated

Every now and then a  girl’s gotta splurge. So I did on Friday night. Not terribly, but just enough to feel a little, errrrrr…puffy the next morning. Truth be told, I thoroughly enjoyed a BBQ Chicken and Artichoke Flatbread Pizza with my husband on Friday night. We...
Cardio for Weight Loss: does it work?

Cardio for Weight Loss: does it work?

Cardiovascular exercise is important. Period. It helps to: strengthen our heart reduce stress stimulate our creativity boost productivity keep hormones in check …but does it help to promote weight loss? Sometimes, but not always. Starting from zero If you’re starting...