Well, its the new year and, I don’t know about you, but it seems every TV commercial and pop-up add I see, and every Groupon/Living Social deal that has appeared in my inbox are all related to the New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss/Fitness Phenomenon. From cries of, “This year I’m gonna loose weight,” to “This … Continue reading Stick With It!
During our first meeting I ask each of my clients to establish goals - where would they like to be, or where do they see themselves 1, 3, and 6 months from now. In almost every single case, weight loss - as in a decrease in pounds on a scale - shows up on the … Continue reading Playing the Numbers Game
With the holidays coming the demand for our time and energy will become even greater. For most of us this means, despite our best intentions, time for self care like exercise gets pushed off in favor of more pressing matters. Often there is all or nothing attitude when it comes to treating ourselves right. If … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have Time…
This intrigues me...there are now websites designed to help you keep track of your exercise habits and reward you (in some cases monetarily) for doing what you set out to do. When we first seek to get (back) in shape starting is the hardest thing. We can't believe how out of shape we are and … Continue reading Money in Your Pocket
I can not imagine my life without fish oil. I know that seems pretty strange, but when I first started including fish oil as part of my healthy lifestyle I noticed a huge change in my mood, clarity of thought and speed of recovery at the the gym. I felt happier, I could think more … Continue reading The Fish Have Landed
Coconut Oil For many years coconuts have been vilified for their high saturated fat content. Perhaps we’ve been too quick to judge... Saturated fat is an important building block of every cell in the human body. But, not all saturated fat is created equal. The saturated fats produced by plant sources, like coconuts, can actually … Continue reading Why I Love Coconuts (and You Should, Too!): Part 1
Are you having a late night affair with your computer, iPhone,or iPad then finding it hard to go to sleep when you finally tear yourself away? Do you wake up feeling tired after a particularly long night-time screen session? We all know that going to bed late and skimping on the sleep can make the … Continue reading F.Lux
Over the past 2 weekends I have had the pleasure of helping more than 60 people jump start 2012 into their healthiest year yet, leading 2 different Paleo Challenges, one at CrossFit Route 1 in Saugus and the other at CrossFit Full Potential in Newburyport. At the kick-off of each Paleo challenge we look at … Continue reading Relapse Is Part of Recovery
Is the scariest part of Halloween the haunted houses, the creepy costumes, or is it the 5 lb bags of Halloween candy in every store? Halloween is right around the corner and I’m willing to bet there is already a stash of Halloween candy in your house. But how much of that candy will will … Continue reading Trick or Treat?