Managing Holiday Stress

Happy Holidays! Can you believe it’s December already? For kids, that means all the fun and excitement of the holidays! Sending letters to Santa, advent calendars with treats every day, elf on a shelf, gingerbread houses, sugar cookies, goodies galore…and presents! So many presents! However, for most parents, December invokes some very different feelings. As […]

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Summer Vacation Health & Fitness Tips for Busy Parents

Summer Vacation Health & Fitness Tips for Busy Parents. Summer is almost here, and it’s time to plan that summer vacation. Don’t derail your fitness routines and the progress that you’ve made simply because the summer schedule is different. As a mother of six, I am all too familiar with the challenges that come with […]

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Women & Strength Training

Women & Strength Training For decades, women have been told that if they want to lose weight and look good they need to do a lot of cardio. Women run marathons, ride bikes, hike, and endure endless hours of spin and aerobics classes. Rather than lose weight, they often lose interest. Many women find themselves […]

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Wait, fruit juice is bad for you?

I need to learn more.  I mean it’s fruit, right?  Well, to be blunt, a glass of good old OJ is like drinking a glass of Coke or Pepsi (and not the diet version). I’ve been reading a book called Fat Chance (found on Amazon at http://amzn.com/0142180432) written by Robert H. Lustig M.D, a doctor whose primary […]

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What do you mean cardio is not the best way to burn calories?

Ok.. so let me preface this blog by saying ALL exercise, for the most part, is good.  I can list a few things that might be damaging to someone, but in general, if you exercising, your better off than if you’re not. Given the above statement and my caution not to insult anyone, I am […]

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How Do I “Discover My Body Dominance”?

What is Flexion vs. Extension Intolerance, and how will knowing that help me? Those were my questions when I first heard about Flexion Vs. Extension training.  I have recently had the pleasure of meeting an incredible woman named Cindy Feltman-Angulo. Cindy, along with an impressive team of personal trainers, have developed a program to train […]

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