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Don’t Only Strengthen Your Muscles, Strengthen Your Will Power to!

Everyone has something they would like to change, or have tried unsuccessfully. Unfortunately, change is hard and old habits can be hard to break. It seems we fail more often than succeed. “Willpower” is typically at blame for our failures.


5 Tips For Healthier Holiday Parties

Okay, let’s face it, this can be a very difficult time of year to eat healthy and maintain your weight. There are work parties, holiday parties, after work events, and family parties. Everywhere you look there are cookies, pastries, drinks


Wiggle Your Toes to Get Better Balance

National Wiggle Your Toes Day Whoops!! Time flew by and we missed National Wiggle Your Toes Day. Yup, there is actually a National Wiggle Your Toes Day. We bet you are asking yourself, what ties fitness and wiggling your toes


6 Ways to Make Your Life Simpler

Let’s face it, life is hectic. The days, weeks, months and years just seem to roll by faster and faster. There seems to be a constant barrage of responsibilities and tasks to be completed. Less time for yourself to do


Too Much Sitting is Major Health Hazard!!

For years, researchers and exercise professionals have been proclaiming the health benefits of regular cardiovascular exercise. There is strong scientific evidence that moderate-to vigorous-intensity exercise plays a significant role in preventing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers.


More is not always better!

WOW what a workout!! I had a hard time keeping up. I am out of breath, sweating profusely and wiped out!  This workout really kicked my butt! What a great workout! But, was it really great? All too often many


Yummy, Crunchy and Nutty Peanuts

March is National Peanut month. Those yummy, crunchy and nutty peanuts are one of the most popular oilseeds. They are technically not nuts. They are actually legumes and therefore related to beans, lentils and soy.  Despite being a legume family


Fresh vs. Frozen

I often get the question which is better fresh fruits and vegetables or frozen. Less than a third of American adults are eating the recommend daily amount of fruits and vegetables, I encourage eating a variety of fruits and vegetables.


It is never too late for good nutrition!

As you age, good nutrition becomes essential to your quality of life. Poor health is not an inevitable consequence of aging. To maintain health over these years, it’s important to pay attention to the nutrition and physical activity patterns early


How good is that glass of wine?

We have all heard of the health benefits associated with drinking wine but drinking wine can also have some negative side effects. Studies show a few of the health benefits linked to drinking wine are helping increase HDL blood cholesterol