Look Maaaaavelous! It is party time for sure! I went to two holiday gatherings this past weekend and this week I have several events too. My guess is that your schedule is as full as mine is. While it’s fun to spend time with friends and co-workers, holiday partying can really take a toll on [...]
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It's the time of year when it seems that there's a luncheon, event, dinner, or party every single day! I love the holidays but they can really do a number on the waistline just when we want to look our best, right? So many of my friends and clients have asked me for advice on [...]
You know that you need to exercise and now you’re ready to take action. Hooray! But what kind of exercise should you do? It comes down to cardio exercise versus strength training. Every week I am asked about the values of one form of exercise over the other and here’s my comeback: What do you want [...]
Go ahead, enjoy! Meals certainly nourish our bodies, but are you aware that they also nourish the soul? Yup. Enjoying a healthy meal not only makes your tummy feel good, it also makes your head and heart feel good, too. But, to get the maximum benefit of the meal you need to do a couple [...]
The school year has started and even if you don't have kids at home you know that fall feels like we have a fresh start on things. With this in mind, now is a great time to set goals you want achieve. But don't just think about things you might like to accomplish. Write down [...]
Here’s a fact: you know you should exercise. I know you know because your body and mind are just screaming for it. It might be a subtle scream that sounds more like “I hate to exercise and I’m never going to do it”, than “Get your butt out of that chair and move!”, but believe [...]
Welcome to Lessons from Fit for Life, my new video blog. I'm happy you're here and look forward to sharing strategies, tips, moves, and more that will empower you to be the healthiest and hopefully happiest version of yourself EVER. So away we go! I have been journaling for years. My first coach gave me [...]
If you are trying to lose weight or have to watch your blood sugar because of diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem. That's where artificial sweeteners sound like a great idea. Artificial sweeteners, also called sugar substitutes, are compounds that provide the sweetness of sugar without the same calories. Too good to be [...]
Often busy people put their work and their family ahead of themselves. In a day filled with activity and responsibility, it is easy to see how this happens. Yet while it may seem unavoidable or virtuous, putting yourself last is not healthy for the mind, body, or soul. You’ve heard it said that you can’t take [...]
You know what to do, but maybe not how to do it So how do you take what you already know about the 4 Secrets to Being Fit For Life and put that knowledge to work for you? As Richard Dreyfuss said in hilarious movie – What About Bob? , it’s all about baby steps. [...]