Category: childhood obesity

This past week I met with a client that I have been working with for a couple of months. He came in and shared his disappointment at gaining 7 pounds despite his level of hard work.  What do you say to someone who is looking to feel successful through weight loss only? How do you […]
Avoid the “on” or “off” lifestyle. I met with Anthony this week and we talked about  his challenges and successes. Like anyone trying to lose weight, Anthony wants desperately for the weight to be off! However, when you’re doing it right, weight does not drop off quickly and changes need to be made for the […]
This past week was a great week for me. As much as my clients say I help them, they don’t realize how much they help me. To start with, I was voted one of Chicago’s top 7  Personal Trainers by the Chicago Sun Times, pretty cool stuff. Not to mention I was in a group […]
I have been in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years. And the one thing I have found is there are thosein the industry that spend their life trying to educate you honestly on realizing a healthy body, while others tell you what you want to hear, rarely delivering. In addition to understanding […]
This past week, a young actress in the prime of her life, passed away. Brittany Murphy, just 32 years old died of cardiac arrest. I didn’t hear about it on the news, my daughter told me. The first thing I said when my daughter told me was, “I bet they’ll say she died from a […]
January must be very close, because the push for weight loss products is everywhere. “20 pounds in 20 days!” “Drop 30 pounds with just 5 minutes a day!” “Weight Loss Made Easy, Drop as much as you want in just 30 days!” “We can help you lose that fat belly and cellulite in just 3 […]
If people really want to lose weight, they must be willing to make the changes that make success a reality.
I hope you all had a great, great Thanksgiving. I had a great Thanksgiving, mostly because 3 of my 4 children were home, it’s the greatest. As the food preparation ensued for the Thanksgiving feast, I heard people say, “Well, better eat all I can today, because Thanksgiving only comes along once a year!” Hearing […]
I have a couple of friends that purchased my book in order to change their life to a more healthy one. It’s been fun reading their blog and following their progress as well as their challenges. This past week Lisa wrote a
This past week my daughter called me from college in a panic, “My roommate has Swine Flu! What am I going to do? Should I scrub down my entire room?” I reminded her that her best defense against getting the flu is common sense which includes, getting plenty of rest (yeah right, she’s a freshman […]