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Happy, healthy holidays to ALL! Just how do we assure that?

  The Holidays are often some of the most joy filled times of the year but along with the excitement, shared love of family and friends there is the stress, roller coaster emotions and of course, huge temptations. How does one prepare themselves physically and mentally for that which lies ahead? Being genuinely true to […]

Tips for caring for yourself through the Holidays.

  We are all aware, in some cases painfully so, of the stress the Holidays bring to our lives. Yet, it IS the most magical, love filled time of year.  Wouldn’t it be a shame to thwart any of the beauty of it with feelings of guilt, resentment or fear? Sadly, many of us do […]

It’s time to shake it up!

    There simply is no better time to rethink your fitness program then when the seasons change. This entire part of the planet is in the process of slowing down, pulling inward and rejuvenating. I have to admit to being partial to workouts that take me outside; nature has always had such an uplifting […]

How to proceed after post surgery rehab.

I haven’t met many people who upon finishing rehab feel completely at ease returning to their pre-surgery fitness routines. Of course, it would be truly cavalier to simply run back and pick up exactly where one left off, not to mention unwise. Every person is unique as is every surgical procedure so, although it is […]

Summer’s energy is building. How about yours?

People ask me questions frequently regarding tips on how to increase or replenish their energy levels. The pace most of keep these days is intense and often relentless. That is in and of itself a topic worthy of discussion but for today let me address energy. The body is miraculous in every way. It functions […]

Fitness is dependent on much more than exercise and nutrition

For many decades we have been taught that to get into shape and reach optimal levels of fitness we needed to do approximately 180 minutes of cardiovascular exercise and 2-3, 20–30 minute resistance training sessions PER week! Even most of the people who are able to accomplish this found they were still not “healthy.” The […]

Fitness that serves your daily life is priority #1

When people consider a fitness routine so often they construct lengthy, intense and not fun scenarios in their heads about programs that they will end up abandoning out of boredom or disdain. Believe me, it does not need to be like this at all. First of all shorter workouts fit schedules better and are also […]