Belly Fat 101

Let’s talk about belly fat The “inner tube”, the love handles, the belly bulge – whatever you want to call that stubborn midsection area. Here are some common questions, answers and misconceptions. 1. Why do some people have belly fat and...

How to Travel Abroad without Gaining Weight

Not Gaining Weight On VacationI just got back from my first European adventure and I didn’t come home with an extra 5lbs! Despite drinking wine, enjoying scoops of gelato and freely eating all the bread and cheese I desired. I was never stuffed and didn’t overeat, but...

How to Eat Donuts and Not Gain Weight

After reading that title, I know what you are probably thinking “No way, that’s not possible!” I’m sure you heard the buzz word terms and all the new fad diets: IIFYM, flexible dieting, clean eating, paleo, low-carb, Atkins, whole 30, Mediterranean, Jenny Craig,...

Are You Ready to Start a Diet?

US News & World reported that 95% of people fail their diets. That statistic is astounding. When you start a diet you are literally going up against the odds. Here is information to consider before you start a diet to ensure you do not become part of the...

The Great Debate: Free Weights vs. Machines

Which should you use: free weights or machines when you are at the gym? Like most answers within the health and fitness industry, among the gray lines and focus one’s individual needs. The research is constantly changing in this area and there is benefit to both...

How Do You Stay Motivated?

“How do you stay motivated?” is a question I get all the time from people just starting their health and fitness journey. Let’s talk a little more about motivation; how to find it and how to keep it. I’ll be honest – I’m not motivated 100% of the time because I’m...