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...
Workout Happy: Traci’s Top 10 Endorphin Boosters

Workout Happy: Traci’s Top 10 Endorphin Boosters

Love and pain are forever intertwined thanks to neurotransmitters called endorphins. Endorphins are produced in the brain and, when in love, well...gives us such amazing lovey-dove feelings that, even if they sky fell,  everything would be ok. They're also produced in...
Eat Right for Your Body Type: the dinner edition

Eat Right for Your Body Type: the dinner edition

        Over the last couple days, I've written about foods that are right for your body type. Today I'm moving onto dinnertime. Need a recap? You can always jump back to the breakfast edition and the lunch edition. Here are a couple ideas for...
Gastric Bypass: The Reboot Her Body Needed

Gastric Bypass: The Reboot Her Body Needed

Gladys Alcazar-Anselmo was heavy her whole life. From her youth on, she always thought she'd lose the weight. Despite countless efforts to shed unwanted pounds, nothing worked.  For years she lived with sleep apnea, joint pain and a myriad of other physical conditions...
The Two Week Goal: Put a dent in your fitness before Turkey Day!

The Two Week Goal: Put a dent in your fitness before Turkey Day!

Thanksgiving is officially two weeks away. Before the stress of the holidays hit, give yourself an assignment, a task or a goal to do each and every day for the next two weeks. It can be anything as long as it will result in something better for your body. What you do...