Archive for January 2012

Win a party and other Super Bowl Party Tips to Weight Loss

Living a fit and healthy lifestyle is all about moderation, moderation, moderation but sometimes you just want to throw all of it out the window and let loose! Super Bowl Parties are some of the hardest events to moderate your food and beverage intake.  Seriously, who wants to eat celery sticks and drink water while everyone... Read more »

Free Nordic Track Treadmill give away from Fitstudio

It isn’t often that sites give away the something really cool like this! Wouldn’t it be great to get up in the morning and get your workout out of the way.  Whether you are a beginner fitness enthusiast or trained pro athlete the Nordic Track x9i incline trainer is a killer addition to your program.  This treadmill... Read more »

Those Ugly Fitness Shoes Work!

You have probably seen those trainers walking in the gym with a shoe-like covering shaped like the toes of a small ape.  The real question is whether the “barefoot” rubber outer soles really work.  Vibram Five Fingers and Fila are a few brands that offer this type of footwear but many people are stepping in... Read more »

If you can run a mile, you can run a marathon

When you read the title of this post, you may be thinking, “yeah, right!!!”. Although I have been involved in helping thousands of people get healthier, lose weight and even run marathons, I have never crossed the finish line of one myself. I was involved in competing triathlons (sprint levels which take the endurance levels of under... Read more »

Doctors order better diet for losing weight

Battling the bulge and sticking to a diet has wins and losses.  But experts agree that weight loss comes down to three basic factors: 1) Moving 2) Eating 3) Changing behaviors Moving: As a fitness expert, I recommend that people start doing more of something they do everyday anyway:  WALK.  Walking is easy on the... Read more »

Why do some people sweat and some don't?

Have you ever noticed at the gym that not everyone is sweating?  Some people are dripping and others are barely moist!  The truth is that sweating is your body’s mechanism to cool the body.  People who are more fit are more likely to sweat more because their body is efficient at cooling.  Women tend to... Read more »

sneaking in exercise - the secrets of losing weight

Finding time to exercise can be a challenge. We often put other’s needs above our own, even when we recognize the truth of the adage, “If you don’t take care of yourself, you may not be around to take care of others.” But even a small amount of exercise can deliver significant results. Research indicates... Read more »

Do fat people skip breakfast?

Although there is no statistic that I could find about the number of people who are overweight and the number of people who skip breakfast, eating breakfast has significant impact on the body.  It’s a true fact that every mother would agree, that on the morning of a big assignment in school, they would never... Read more »

Three reasons why to eat more fish and a 10 minute meal idea

Tilapia is a great fish to add to your diet. The American Heart Association recommends adding fish to your diet at least twice a week. Tilapia is low in mercury and abundant in Omega 6 & 3. One 4 ounce serving only has 145 calories yet yields almost 30 grams of protein. I like the... Read more »

Beans make you f____ better and lose weight

The truth is beans make you feel better and with a healthy diet combining the right fruits, veggies and lean proteins… they don’t have to make you fart! Beans are a superfood you should add to  your diet. As a healthy lifestyle and fitness expert, I am always looking for ways to improve my diet. ... Read more »