How to Stay Healthy in a Hectic Environment


Who doesn’t have a hectic life? Do you ever feel like you don’t have enough energy to get through the day? Do you know you need to make some changes but don’t know exactly what to do? How do you find the time to squeeze “it” in during your busy day??? With our careers, family, and commitments we have to take care of every day, sometimes taking care of ourselves gets forgotten or put on the back burner. Our productivity is effected the more stressed out we get. We are so much more productive in our personal and professional lives when we take care of ourselves. Ok so that sounds great and … [Read more...]

Is it Worth the Price?


The price for the years of poor nutrition is brutally high.  And it’s not just the person who ignores their health that suffers.  The ones who love them suffer deeply, as they hurt when they see their loved one suffer.   We have all heard of people with emphysema and lung cancer who will take off their oxygen mask to smoke a cigarette, because the ‘addiction is too strong’.    How selfish.  They are hurting the ones closest to them more than themselves.  It’s the same with food.   People know they are sick and yet refuse to give up the very things that caused the sickness to begin with. Is … [Read more...]

Why Am I Passionate About Health & Fitness?

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Why am I passionate about health and fitness? Honestly---because I am ANGRY!!!  I'm mad as heck and I'm not going to take it anymore!  And anger fuels intense passion!  My passion and hope is to open the eyes of everyone I can possibly touch to the travesties being foisted upon our health every day by people, organizations, corporations, and governments that we blindly trust to have our best interests at heart--but they DON'T!  They have the best interests of their bottom line, stockholders, & profits at heart! The best way to improve those profit numbers is by keeping as many people … [Read more...]

Where do you store your fat?


A recent study by the Mayo Clinic shows that whether you store "belly fat" or "booty fat" can have an impact on overall health.  We have heard for years that "belly fat" leads to a higher risk of heart disease, insulin resistance, high blood pressure, and other factors leading to metabolic syndrome.  The study conducted on 28 volunteers proves that while "booty fat" increases the number of fat cells, "belly fat" actually increases the size of existing fat cells.  An interesting point that they make, however, is that an increase in lower body fat may actually decrease developing risk factors … [Read more...]