September 3, 2018

In the past few years, I've flipped my mindset about the benefits of being "so busy!" Like many, while I used to wear it as a badge of success, I have come to realize that more is not always better, especially if it means missing out on sleep. Look how happy the baby i...

Have a sweet tooth? There's much debate over whether a sweet tooth comes from nature or nurture. Turns out there may be more nature--or inherent programming in our bodies--than once believed. That's the "bad" news if you have a constant craving for sweets (and don't wa...

December 2, 2016

I am constantly asked "Do I need to lift weights (in addition to monitoring my diet) to lose weight?" The answer is no, other forms of exercise can achieve that goal, but the most efficient way to lose weight is to lift weights! Yes, cardio will burn calories, but weig...

June 5, 2016



I am constantly asked about how to eat for weight loss without losing your mind and all of your energy. I am not a registered dietitian, but have found solutions that work for me and, I think, are easy enough for most people to follow successfully. Recently I found a...

January 24, 2016

Ever wonder why you bonk during a workout? Or do you ever find yourself feeling less-energized after a great session? The key may be in the foods you are eating before and after a workout and when you are eating them. The post below from the American Council on Exercis...

January 24, 2016



The Men's Health article I'm posting here is one of the most concise I've seen about how to lose that stubborn belly fat. Yes, it's general and easier said than done, but it summarizes most of the advice I tell my clients every day. I welcome your thoughts! http://ww...

January 6, 2015

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I know that many of us are focused on our health right now in the new year (and I hope it continues all year). I also know that we are constantly bombarded by nutritional guidance. Fitness Magazine has put together what I think are the top 5 myths a...

February 13, 2014

So, it's snowing again! I'm done with the endless number of snow days, but all of this white stuff is allowing me to do one of my all-time favorite athletic activities: cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing is an incredibly fun, low-impact way to enjoy the snowy s...

February 1, 2014

Here's a somewhat extreme (but super cool and fun) way to get a great full-body workout, courtesy of my partner in crime (and life), Mark Berni: kite sailing. Killer ab workout, not to mention lots of fun for the quads, glutes, back and arms. Mark trains for this by ru...

January 30, 2014

What's more frustrating than watching your favorite team lose the Super Bowl? Realizing that you ate your way through the game and gained back the 2 pounds you just lost. Right? Dip (the kind you eat, not doing arm dips) is often synonymous with "once on the lips, fore...

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