Healthy Thanksgiving Ideas

November 16, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Thanksgiving is a time to get together with family and/or friends and be thankful. However, it is basically a holiday the revolves around food. Scary amounts of food usually. The average number of calories consumed during Thanksgiving dinner is 3,000 calories! FYI, the recommended number of calories per day is 1700 to 2000 calories, PER..

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Can your diet effect your mood?

November 10, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

According to an article in Women’s Health magazine this month, it can! “A fresh crop of research from the University of Warwick in England found that people’s happiness levels increased with each serving of fruit and vegetables they ate per day, and the boost didn’t stop until their eighth serving. If you can’t with another carrot, try..

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Anti-Breast Cancer Foods

October 26, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Are there foods that can protect you from the big-C? The latest research suggests the answer is YES! Here are 12 foods that may help prevent breast cancer… and are good for you anyway, so include them in your diet: 12 Foods for Breast Cancer Prevention As always, contact me with questions. Healthy, happy living!   About..

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Protect the Boobs

October 12, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Like most cancers, early detection and treatment are the most important for beating this disease. How is Breast Cancer Caused? “Cancer grows when a cell’s DNA is damaged, but why or how that DNA becomes damaged is still unknown. It could be genetic or environmental, or in most cases,..

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You may have noticed more pink than normal, even NFL players are wearing pink shoes and gloves. The idea is to remind women how important it is do monthly self-exams. Breast cancer is usually treatable when detected early. The 5-year survival rate is 98%.  (earlydetectionplan.org) There are many ways..

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Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain – Possible Relief

September 7, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

If you suffer or know someone who suffers from depression, anxiety or chronic pain, it may seem like there is little to do but “suffer” through. Here is one new option that might provide some relief. It has been shown that meditation practices, such as Yoga, Qi Gong, and Tai Chi, may protect your brain..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 4

August 18, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Last week of the ab challenge! Keep up that motivation! Continue adding a serving of veggies and fruit so we can trim up that waist line, as well as make it stronger with exercise. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 4, which is Saturday the 22nd to Friday the 28th. Diet Add at least..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 3

August 12, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Who’s feeling stronger abs? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? We’ve got to eat good to show off those ab muscles! Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 3. If you started the challenge on the 1st, your week 3 starts Monday the 15th. If you started on Tuesday..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 2

August 5, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

How is the first week of the August Ab Challenge? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? Our mid-section is responsive to exercise, but it also takes a healthy diet to get definition in our belly. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 2. If you started the challenge..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 1

July 27, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Monday is August 1st, so let’s do an August Ab Challenge for the entire month! This Ab Challenge will include a diet portion and an exercise portion as explained below. I’ll update the exercise portion with a new 5 minute workout each week. Diet Add at least one extra serving of vegetables and fruit each..

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