Category Archives: Fitness

Health and Fitness: No Gym Membership Required

How well your heart and lungs, function and, in turn, how they allow your muscles to perform during physical activity is referred to as your cardiorespiratory fitness. I’m sure you will agree that is very important. You don’t need a … Continue reading

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Benefits of Intermittent Activity

Most of us have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. We’ve also heard of the dangers of sitting too much. Well this research shows the benefits of short, periodic bouts of movement – what I am calling intermittent activity. … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Ways to Monitor

I am a huge proponent of being proactive and seeking to prevent problems before they develop. A healthy heart is critical to overall health and a long, active life. Most of us are familiar with checking blood pressure to stay … Continue reading

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Exercise Timing and Cancer Protection

Clients ask me all the time if there is one time that’s better than another to exercise. For fitness and weight loss my answer is always the same: whenever you will do it is the best time for you. Personally, … Continue reading

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Strong Legs, Long Life

What does lower body strength have to do with brain health and healthy aging? More than you may have realized. One study of 1,280 people, 55 years old or older found leg strength to be one of the biggest predictors … Continue reading

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Health and Fitness: Mindset and Perception

As this new year is in full swing, most people have begun and already left their resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more by the wayside. There is an aspect to creating healthier habits I wanted to really highlight here … Continue reading

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Longevity: Can You Spare 11 Minutes

I am sure I don’t have to tell you that being active will increase your lifespan and help you stay healthier longer. Sitting too much and being sedentary increases not only your risk of developing disease but also of early … Continue reading

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Nutrition: A Possible Downside to Plant Based Eating

We hear and read quite often how important it is to eat a plant based diet. The food plan I have devised for myself and that I use with clients is a whole food, plant based but omnivore diet. I … Continue reading

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Exercise: How Much and How Often

Regular exercise is a given if you want to stay fit and healthy. Exercise impacts every part of your health from weight loss and management to cardiovascular health and blood sugar management. You may wonder just how much exercise you … Continue reading

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Mindset: How is Negativity Bias Shortcircuitig Your Results

Insults, criticism, bad news. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to focus on the negative? We tend to remember traumatic experiences better than positive, joyful ones; we recall insults more readily than praise; we think about negative … Continue reading

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