Fast Facts About Metabolism

Fast Facts About Metabolism

In my line of work, the word "metabolism" comes up A LOT!  Often times when people are concerned about weight loss - or possibly weight gain - the focus is shifted to metabolism.  To our body, calories are energy. When we talk about metabolism, we're actually talking...
Every Day Diet Tips for Healthy Eating

Every Day Diet Tips for Healthy Eating

Here’s my short list of a few diet tips that tend to fall under the radar of weight loss, eating right and living healthy! 15-Minute Water Rule: About 15 minutes before every snack or meal, drink a glass of water. This “rule” is great because it helps you stay...
Four Tips To Keep You on Track for Game Day

Four Tips To Keep You on Track for Game Day

Two things are happening this weekend: 1) It's officially three weeks since you kicked off your New Year's Resolution 2) It's the second biggest weekend in football - Bears/Packers and Jets/Steelers Why are these two important? The social/party factor goes up...
If at first you don’t succeed…

If at first you don’t succeed…

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson I find these words to be particularly appropriate as we usher in the New Year. Whether you're a resolution-maker, or just someone who has long-term aspirations,...
2011 Advice: Be consistent. Shake it up. Be a food snob.

2011 Advice: Be consistent. Shake it up. Be a food snob.

Chances are if you're reading this post, you're: Fit: "I live it. I breathe it. I'm just reading for maintenance." Resolution Fit: "As soon as Jan 1st gets here, the sweat will instantaneously drip off me...but not a moment sooner." Intellectually Fit: "I like the...
5 Tips to Look Young, Stay Lean and Keep Strong Bones

5 Tips to Look Young, Stay Lean and Keep Strong Bones

1. Your Body’s Very Own Human Growth Hormone (hGH) is greatly regulated by three things: sleep, exercise and diet. If you’re sleeping five hours a night or less, eating nothing but frozen meals and getting very little exercise, you’re missing all the benefits of human...