Category: obesity

A bit of some pie, a slice of the cake, January's coming, resolutions I’ll then make. I won’t worry now, what time I would waste, I won’t eat that much, simply a taste. I promised myself, I’d diet next year, I promise I will, you’re reading it here.In the scheme of things, what’s a pound or two? I’ve lost it before, I’m sure you have too!
As we  shift in to the frenzied holiday season, healthy intentions are left behind. Once the chaos of the holidays takes control of our lives,  January 1st is the day of salvation. But you know, and I know,  New Year’s resolutions rarely have lasting power. Granted, we’re far away from January 1st, however many people […]
"The reality is this, if you focus on living a healthier lifestyle, the weight will be where it needs to be. In fact, my clients that focus on changing their lifestyle, are the most successful at achieving a healthy weight that is lasting."
Olive oil is a monounsaturated fat that can help lower your risk of heart disease by improving related risk factors. Monounsaturated fats may also help normalize blood clotting. Some research shows that monounsaturated fats may also benefit insulin levels and control blood sugar levels, which can be especially helpful for type 2 diabetics.
This past week, USA Today came out with a story that polled about 1000 people asking if they would rather have a million dollars or a great body. 1 out of 4 would rather have a perfect body than a million dollars. I don’t know about you, but I was wondering about health. Why wasn’t […]
There is an abundance of nutrition information on the internet, but what truly educates the reader about whole, healthy nutrition options that are sustainable and realistic. Some food for thought on what people buy into when it comes to nutrition and what things need to change to ensure that the health of our country improves and obesity numbers drop.
    This past week I hosted my 6th orientation at my studio for my 6-week Weight Loss Challenge. For the orientation, I had yet another speaker that has successfully met “the challenge” to tell her story. (Check out our other success stories).  This week, Reality Fitness welcomed Marty Hammond and she shared how she […]
“You don’t stop running because you get old, you get old because you stop running.” This quote was shared with me by a student in a spinning class that I recently visited for my newspaper column. Gil, who’s smile is contagious, was a walking motivational quote. Another of his favorites, “You’re never too old to […]
As many of you know, I have been implementing a weight loss challenge at my studio that has turned out to be, well, amazing. Because of the incredible results our clients are experiencing, I am asking them to come back at the orientations we hold each month and share their stories. Let me just say, […]
After working with clients for close to 20 years and keeping 50 pounds off for more than 30 years, I am all too familiar with the challenges weight loss efforts bring.  I feel confident in saying that much of the weight issues in our country stem from two very basic things, poor nutrition and little […]