Archive for February 2012

Get Paid to Lose Weight

Top five tips to stay motivated with your exercise program: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is airs on NBC Nonstop on Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm in Chicago.  This weight loss reality show pays people $10 for every pound they lose.  Money is a great motivator and although you might not be a contestant... Read more »

Another to get in shape - Little black dress red carpet‏

As if the new year wasn’t a reason enough to kick up your fitness regimen and get toned and sexy legs.  It’s “Red Carpet” Sunday when the Oscar’s viewing party lands in Chicago.  Hosts Billy Dec and Richard Roeper will lead the festivities at Rockit Bar and Grill starting with red carpet arrivals at 5pm.... Read more »

Now Everyone can get paid to lose weight

Recently I started a tv show called Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is  airing on NBC Nonstop in Chicago where the trainers pay their clients $10 for every pound they lose.  The offers tips on weight loss, a five minute workout session, and the journey of 8 trainers and clients who are trying to... Read more »
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I want to serve you a drink and Tickle you Pink

Being part of a Chicago landmark charity event is indeed an honor.  If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time and I would love to serve you a drink or tickle you with a feather boa this evening… laughter after all works the core. Chicago’s hottest party for a great cause, Tickled Pink to support... Read more »

Being heart month, it's time to spread the information.

One in three women die of cardiovascular disease.  If it’s not you, it will be someone you know very well– a friend, a loved one, your co-worker.  But there are things you can do to decrease your risk of having a heart attack.  Simply knowing your risk factors and knowing your numbers is one of... Read more »

High Cholesterol in Skinny Kids?

Adults aren’t the only ones who deal with high cholesterol.  This weekend I met Jason Myers. He is 14 years old and ever since he can remember, he was told he had high cholesterol.  He joked that he got at the “bad stuff” from his dad like allergies and high cholesterol and the “good stuff”... Read more »
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More apps to help you lose weight‏

Weight maintenance/loss is consistently a top New Year’s resolution, and with more than 75 percent of people failing in their resolutions by February, help is needed. Two ways to help achieve weight maintenance/loss is through food and activity, yet 81 percent of Americans are either unaware or underestimate the amount of calories they consume in a day.*... Read more »

Chicago Club Sweetens the Singles Scene‏

When it comes to exercising, one is the loneliest number. But if you can grab a friend or even your loved one, East Bank Club in Chicago has a few partner events on the calendar this February.  Check out their latest partner efforts to keep your fitness from being “all by yourself”: Highlights of the... Read more »

Five things you should do every morning to be healthy and successful

Morning mantras set the tone for the whole day Each morning the sun shines, the birds sing and it’s another glorious day.  With the winter cold, dark mornings and lack of any singing going on from the birds, it’s this time of year that it’s harder to stick to feeling wonderful and gleeful throughout the... Read more »
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Ten ways to find motivation to lose weight‏

I have been lucky enough to help hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds over the last twenty years.  The one question that’s been asked over and over again is how do you motivate people to lose weight?  Motivation is defined as the act or an instance of motivating, or providing with a reason to act in a certain way:Synonyms: motive, inspiration, inducement, cause, impetus. I cannot take credit for motivating anyone but... Read more »