Posts tagged "exercise"

Get Fit on the Beach with ZOOMA Chicago

Now that it is finally the summer, you and your friends may be looking for ways to take advantage of the beautiful weather while exercising. With no more snow on the ground and the sun shining brightly, you probably want to get outside and do something physical! Chicago offers so many great places to go... Read more »

Finding time for yourself : 8 things you can do to make more time for yourself

Who has the time these days to… exercise? relax? take a nap? read a book? Are you feeling like you’ll never get to the gym or read the book club novel this month?  Here are eight things you can do to save time and find some spare minutes for yourself. 1. Have a “Go-to” outfit. ... Read more »

Upping the ante on your exercise program

How to do it better Some people exercise just like breathing.  However even the best of adherence to exercise people may need to step up their programs to get better results.  If you already are a mover and shaker in the gym, try these simple tips to spice it up a bit.   We can all... Read more »
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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 »

5 ways to stay motivated about your resolution

Wondering how to stick to this year’s New Year’s resolution?  It doesn’t matter if it’s weight loss or getting healthier, to stick to any change you need to take baby steps.  Try these 5 steps to stay motivated so you can make the changes you need. S – Set a schedule - just as you would... Read more »

Surviving the Holidays

Here are a few quick tips for successfully cheating the holiday weight gain. 1. Calories Count - Whether its a football game at friends, a holiday buffet or the big family party, you have to be calorie wise.  Take a few of your favorite foods and learn the calorie pitfalls.  One I see at the... Read more »
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Five Steps for Better Health

According to the CDC, cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in America.  One in three women, will die from CVD and one women dies every minute.  Yet the risk of cardiovascular disease can be significantly decreased with a few simple steps.  1. Count your steps.  All healthy adults ages 18-65 should be... Read more »

Free books to start off your new year

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Naked Fitness – Really are you going to workout naked? My new book, Naked Fitness, is here just in time to give you a solution to your New Year’s Resolution. But what makes this book different than any other diet and fitness book this year? I asked myself that question about a year ago.  With... Read more »

Holiday healthy gifts - have a ball this holiday season

On the first day of the holiday, my true loves would get for me:TRAINERball from G2Lifestyles. Exercise balls can provide a total fitness program – when you know what to do with them. Trainer Ball has 12 exercise diagrams, which teach new core-strengthening moves and provide a visual reference for remembering the moves you already... Read more »
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Surviving the holidays - more tips to cheat the weight gain

Here are a few quick tips for successfully cheating the holiday weight gain. Calories Count – Whether its a football game at friends, a holiday buffet or the big family party, you have to be calorie wise.  Take a few of your favorite foods and learn the calorie pitfalls.  Avoid – trail mix.  Nuts, raisins... Read more »