29. July 2012 13:53
Portion control is critical for anyone to find success with their weight goals. The spotlight on portion control was re-lite when first Lady Michelle Obama introduced the healthy eating initiative called “My Plate”. The portioning recommendations were created to help wi... [More]
13. February 2012 06:21
This is around the time after New Year’s Resolutions are made that frustration for lack of progress sets in, and programs are dropped. THIS year, do it differently. THIS year, stick with the process!
No more feeling frumpy, slow and frustrated. Realize that changes in ... [More]
27. December 2011 15:08
Making changes in the way you eat or starting an exercise plan can be overwhelming and scary, but it’s so important to your long term health. Let’s develop a plan that’s doable. Try these ideas:
-Make a commitment to ‘move’ 15-30 minutes per day. This can include tradit... [More]
11. December 2011 05:27
For many, weekends, or especially, Sundays, is a day of rest. It’s good for muscle recovery to take a day of rest during your week (I must admit that this is difficult for me to take a day off cardio because exercise relieves the symptoms of chronic back pain, and stress for me). The old theor... [More]
6. November 2011 07:07
Portion Control- Part 1
Hello. As we continue with our effort to clean eating and workout (cardio and strength training), there are 'tricks' that we can utilize to help us see the results that we are working for.
One habit that creates one of the most obese nations in the world in the... [More]
2. November 2011 07:33
About 1 1/2 years ago, I had plateau with my progress in my weight and training. It was really frustrating to put out such an effort with clean eating and cardio/weight training, and not seeing results.
One change that I made (upon advice from a nutritionist) was to invest in a f... [More]
14. October 2011 06:13
Success in losing weight requires a balance of proper food choices, eating a more natural clean eating diet, in conjunction with cardio and weight-bearing exercise training.
One way to ensure quicker success with the eating aspects are portion control. It's proper weight and... [More]
3. August 2011 18:48
How do you keep ‘The Honeymooners’ love for your fitness plan? Believe in yourself and keep going!
When you first meet a trainer, or experience a new fitness class, it’s easy to be jazzed about the project. The issue that causes defeat, or down-right quitt... [More]
19. October 2010 07:43
In my Cooking Light Magazine I read an interesting article talking about the ‘organic halo’.
Organic halo describes that feeling when you buy something with the label organic, and the fact that it makes you feel like you are eating something ‘healthy’, so y... [More]
5. July 2010 19:42
I hope all of you had a great 4th of July! I also hope since it was a holiday you allowed yourself to enjoy the food you were just reasonable about portion sizes. For example, there wasn't any low-fat meat grilled so I just had a veggie sandwich (tomato, lettuce, pickles, a half a slice of cheese, a... [More]