Posts tagged "winter"

Vitamin D: what it does and where to find it this winter

Winter is here and living in Chicago we all know our chances of seeing the sun can be rather slim.  Most people immediately think of the sun when they think of getting their Vitamin D.  However, with the increased use of sufficient sunscreen it is unclear how much our bodies absorb from the rays of... Read more »

5 tips to help you set and stick to your December fitness goals

Tomorrow December will be here, they’ll be 25 days left to shop until Christmas, holiday parties galore and lots of food.  It’s easy to forego any type of fitness plan you had been working on.  But instead of waiting until January to get the body you’ve always wanted, help yourself this month.  You’ll be much... Read more »

The UGG debate? How are your feet after this winter?

I came across an article yesterday that talked about the possible negative side effects of UGGS, ugg imitations and sheepskin boots.  The author describes the possibility of breaking your feet by wearing these types of boots because the arch of your foot is not supported.  Check out the article here: Experts Debate the Dangers Of... Read more »

Do you agree with this article?

I found this article on yahoo very interesting.  It comes from a different perspective on health and fitness.  Since it is winter, I found the article to have some interesting points, for example, the fact that our bodies need rest and winter is a way to revamp our energy stores for the rest of the... Read more »

Don't let the snow stop you from getting your exercise

Our first real snow has finally hit our great city of Chicago.  I have found that some people truly love the snow and how beautiful it makes this city looks.   And some…cannot stand the cold wet snow whatsoever!  I am in love with the snow.  I love the way it looks.  And if I’m going... Read more »

My confession on Chicago Now Radio, don't let it happen to you

In case some of you didn’t get the chance to listen, or didn’t know, I was on Chicago Now Radio a week and a half ago.  I had a great time being on air with host Bill Leff.  It was also a pleasure to meet one of my other bloggers, Dr. Jeff.   If you... Read more »