11 Hacks to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday hubbub starts gearing up at Thanksgiving. If you struggle to maintain your weight from the time you see the stuffing and pumpkin pie until the time you toast the New Year, you’re not alone. That may not seem like much, until you start adding it up year after year. This doesn't have to happen to you. There are plenty of ... Read More »

Staying Motivated- Gym Workout on a Snow Day

Here's what to do on those days when you just can't seem to find the motivation to get moving. I always feel this way when the snow starts falling. Temptation to stay snuggled up in bed with a good book kicks in but I know better than to give in to that. I KNOW I'll feel better if I do exactly the things that I'll share with you in this ... Watch Video »

5 Tell Tale Signs You Have Poor Circulation

You may not realize it, but your body contains a super highway. It’s the system of arteries and veins that carry blood to all your organs and tissues. It carries waste away too. When your circulation system is working well, all of your cells get the nutrients and oxygen that they need and the system functions properly. But when the ... Read More »

Dos and Don’ts-Moving Your Body When It’s Injured

What’s your favorite way to exercise? Is it Yoga? H.I.I.T. workouts? Running? Have you ever hurt yourself in a way that prevented you from doing it for more than a few days? When you have a solid exercise habit and injury interrupts it, the best thing to do is to find another way to maintain your fitness. But that can be frustrating because ... Read More »

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome? (5 Questions can tell)

Metabolic syndrome is a serious health threat. Over 3 million Americans meet the criteria and are at risk. Wondering how can you find out if you're one of them? Someone who has metabolic syndrome will answer “yes” to at least 3 of these 5 questions: 1. Do you have abdominal obesity (when your waist measures 40” or more for men or 35” ... Read More »

6 Warning Signs Your Feet Are Giving You About Your Health

Ask people what their least favorite body part is, and more than a few of them are likely to point to their feet. Being self-conscious about the way our feet look has led to big spending on pedicures and foot care products. But aside from worrying about whether our nails are polished or your toes too long or too stubby, did you know that your ... Read More »

Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue? Top 10 Symptoms and The Fix

See if this sounds familiar... You are under a huge amount of stress, and have been for a while. Your body aches, and you are tired all the time. You constantly feel sick and exhausted. You've gained weight around your middle. If you found yourself nodding at this list, and have a bunch of other complaints to add, then you may have ... Read More »

3 Big Sleep Mistakes that are Making You Fat

It’s no secret that when you don’t get enough sleep, you don’t feel your best. You can’t think clearly and are just plain moody and sluggish. But did you know that lack of sleep actually has a serious negative impact on your health? Sleep experts say that each of us has our own best sleep quantity. Still, we all need 7 to 8 hours of quality ... Read More »

How To Make More ‘Good’ Body Fat to Burn ‘Bad’ Body Fat

Did you know the type of fat you have, determines your body's ability to do 2 things: burn off calories maintain healthy body weight Yes,  if you carry more of a special type of fat called brown fat you're in luck. The brown color is because it has mitochondria, the powerhouse of a cell that burns calories. Scientists have long known ... Read More »

Sexy Glutes, No Gym Required (no squats or lunges either)

Filling out a bikini with sexy glutes is an obtainable goal. The only catch is you want to achieve this without a gym or the use of squats and lunges. Is this even possible? The short answer is yes. With a little anatomy lesson and some alternative exercises, you can’t go wrong. The “glutes” consist of the gluteus maximus medius ... Read More »