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New Year, New Me…For Real This Time

Let’s talk about resolutions. It’s the time of year where you whisper the phrase, “New Year, New Me”. Gym membership numbers go up and the promise to eat healthier is also on the mind of everyone who ... read more


Shoulder Pain in the Way?

As a personal trainer and group exercise instructor, I communicate with an array of people looking for advice to improve their health. There are not enough fingers on my two hands to count the percent... read more


High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Would you like to burn more calories during your workout in a shorter amount of time? Then consider trying high intensity interval training, also known as HIIT. HIIT involves short bursts of intense e... read more


Chia Seeds

Are you looking to try something a little different for breakfast or a healthy snack? Have you heard of chia seeds? Chia seeds are tiny black/brown seeds from the chia plant. They are a native plant f... read more


Guilt-Free Guide to Holiday Meals

The holidays come once a year and most of the traditional holiday foods are a once a year treat. Don’t feel guilty about the annual indulgence. Many of my holiday memories involve food; brunch at gran... read more


Fitness Gifts for Family & Friends

You blinked, didn’t you? One blink and just like that another year has passed and it is time to scramble for gift ideas. If you think you used up all your good ideas last year, not to worry. This holi... read more


Tomato Arugula Egg Bake

I'm inspired by quick, easy but healthy recipes. That is why I love my crock pot! Requires just a little preparation for a full-fledged meal for the family, or for yourself for the rest of the week. M... read more


Health Foods That Aren’t Healthy

We are constantly bombarded with health food news and advertising. The latest fads, trends, and what is considered healthy is constantly changing. Some people try to keep up, others chose to eat what ... read more


Fitness Lessons Learned from Kids

Adults often reflect back on “the good old days,” when life was as simple as eat – sleep – play. We may have taken this lifestyle for granted back then, but now, we have the ability to learn valuable ... read more


Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

Everyone wants their kids to be healthy, it’s up to us as parents to make it happen. Does your child come home from school with a lunch box full of the healthy food you packed? Does your picky eater p... read more