Exercise For A Healthy Heart

Participating in any type of regular physical activity that gets your heart beating faster will strengthen the heart muscle and help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, lower blood pressure, relieve stress and reduce the chance of depression. A stronger heart means the blood is pumped more efficiently through the body which also helps increase the “good” cholesterol levels ( HDL) and lower the “bad” cholesterol levels (LDL). There are many other positive benefits from exercising as well: Strengthen your cardiovascular system. Improve your circulation and help your body use … [Read more...]

Why Not “Just Do It”?

It sounds so easy, right? Just do it. Nothing to it. If so, why do so few New Year's resolutions last until Valentine's Day? Or even the second week of January? Why do they fall by the wayside so easily for the vast majority of people? Of course, there are many reasons, but there are a few that must be addressed before any hope of lasting change can be achieved. After all, that's what we're after, right? We want transformation of our bodies, health, life, marriage, finances, etc. And we want it NOW! For most people who make impassioned resolutions during the emotional time as another … [Read more...]

Ladies, Are You Eating Enough Protein?

Ladies, are you eating enough protein? That’s right – are you eating enough? Many women shy away from consuming multiple meals with protein. It can be an inconvenience to find and/or prepare but it’s so important to overall weight management. The majority of my clients – overweight or not – are under eaters. They tend to count calories (quantity) versus nutrients (quality)…big difference! They generally don’t eat 1,200 calories daily and if you’re not taking in enough calories to support the basic functions of your body at rest, your metabolism will slow down. The body’s basic functions are … [Read more...]

New Woman in the New Year


As a woman, and a fellow household decision maker, I understand the struggles women face with juggling a job, a house, a spouse, a social life, and a strong desire to be fit and healthy.  Even more, what if you have children???  Where can someone possibly find any more time in the day?  As it is, you barely feel like you have time to wash your hair and do your makeup, right? This New Year, make a resolution to be good to yourself.  Make YOU a priority!  Women have the tendency to put everyone else first - children, husband/spouse, family, friends, work, and so on.  Realize that YOU being … [Read more...]