Disney Helps to Fight Childhood Obesity

Howdy! I heard the most spectacular announcement on my drive home from work today! Disney’s CEO Bob Iger announced that the Walt Disney Co has chosen to BAN junk-food advertisements from its programming!  This is a pretty big deal since this includes ABC, Disney XD, Disney Channel, AND all of its child focused websites.  Disney plans to…

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Exercise Increases Your Energy Levels… A Lot!

Hi Guys! Yep!  Just like the title says: Exercise Increases Your Energy Levels.  This is just  one of the many benefits that exercise can bring, however, if you do not use the power of exercise properly it can turn against you! Case in point, last night I went to the gym around 8pm and got home a…

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StairClimber & FreeMotion How Many Calories BURNED??

Holy Moly it is 10pm!! Man the time sure does FLY! So once upon at time not long ago I was in really, really, REALLY good shape…. I kinda sorta maybe once was a FITNESS MODEL.  haha!!  I really HATE talking about that because it is SO incredably NOT me but it is the truth.…

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Why We Should BBQ1950’s Style

Happy Memorial Day Everyone! Today is a day to remember the brave men and woman who fought for our country and our freedom.  It is also a time for families to spend time and celebrate together which, in the USA, generally means having a good old-fashioned BBQ with all the fixin’s!  YUM!  While the types of foods served…

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Got Arthritis? You Can Exercise Too!

It has been my experience over the years that there are 2 main fears that can hold arthritis sufferers back from accomplishing their fitness goals.  They are: fear of exacerbating joint pain and fear of causing further damage to their joints.  Below is an article I wrote to provide some information to sufferers and non-sufferers about the 2 most common types of arthritis…

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Eat More Fiber! But Why??

Happy Long Weekend Everybody!  I have always been a big believer in teaching my clients the WHY behind the suggestions and guidlines I give them.  I really do believe we are more successful when we understand what happens in our bodies when we do or do not do certain things.  Below is an excerpt from…

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To Burn Off a Cupcake

Today I ate a cupcake. A homemade cupcake with beautiful thick icing! I ate THIS cupcake: So I decided to find out how long I would have to walk/run to burn the calories in that cupcake.  Since I have no idea exactly how many calories are in said cupcake I looked it up online and…

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Simple Math Makes Love Bloom

Happy More Love Monday! I have always been a big believer in giving positive feedback to the people I care about.  There is just something about hearing kind words from the ones you love  that can lift you up like nothing else. Being the sucker that I am for positive feedback I wanted to find…

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Learn to Love You More

When I started this blog I made a secret pact with myself to post at least once per day no matter what.  I almost let today go by without one because, well… I have been suffering from “stinkin’ thinkin’” today folks! I want to be a healthy role model for people everywhere.  Living a healthy…

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Time for Polyphenols and Friends!

As the song says, Saturday It’s a Saturday, and this fact finder is wanting nothing more than to be with friends, be hugged, laugh a lot, and maybe even have a glass of wine or two (Hey, red wine contains polyphenols, which is just one of the powerful antioxidants it contains.  Red wine is also…

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