Best Results from Your Abs Workout on the Ball

In my last video, I talked about the myth that abs are made in the kitchen and how there is some truth to it. But abs are truly made in your workout. In the video above, I show how to get the best results out of your abs...

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Just How Dangerous Is Sitting?

I was at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Conference in Denver earlier this month, where sports medicine docs, athletic trainers, physical therapists and exercise physiologists from around the world were presenting their most current, cutting edge...

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Are Abs Made in the Kitchen?

Are Abs made in the kitchen? Is 90% of your weight loss done in the kitchen? These are two popular myths floating around the internet and in the media today.

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Lean, Summer Protein Wraps

Lean, Summer Protein Wraps This fall I posted an Asian chicken lettuce wrap recipe that I was eating quite regularly. The speed at which they can be made, plus the taste, made this recipe one of my faves for lunch. My husband loves them too. And they're a great, easy...

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Losing Weight Fast – Two Athletes Tell All

In this video I interview two, semi professional athletes who are extremely experienced with weight loss because it goes hand in hand with their sport. Denis Trofimov and Jeremy Jackson share their insights on the realities of losing weight fast, the challenges of diets, and how it all effects physical performance.

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My Simplest, Healthiest Mac and Cheese

This mac and cheese has four ingredients or less, depending on how you want to make it. When the individual ingredients are fresh and well selected, the entire dish will be flavorful. As you move into clean, healthy eating you start to take notice of the subtle...

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Get Real Results From Your Workout

You want results from your workout. You don’t have a lot of time to exercise. So when you exercise, you want to get the most out of the time you spend.   We don’t see the results of our workouts immediately, so it's...

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Lentils, Rice, and Bison Bowl

I love making soups in the winter. They warm up the house when you make them! Another big bonus is they last several meals and eliminate cooking for several nights at the least. Dry lentils last a long time. It was about 7:30 on Monday night and pouring down rain when...

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Arms Workout with Exercise Bands

Exercise bands are great while traveling. It's like having a portable gym! Denis and I are using bands for our arms workout in the video above. (We're on the Italian side of the Mediterranean Sea during our last vacation.) When I travel, I...

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Exercise, Travel and Anti-Aging

Mainstream thinking tells us that our bodies must decline as we get older. It doesn’t need to be true. In fact, exercise is a powerful anti-aging tool. Do it while on vacation where you can compound it with rest for great results.

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Best Diets?

For its 7th year in a row, US News & World report evaluated thirty-eight of the most-popular diets and revealed what they consider the best of the bunch.1 The periodical aligned with a team of experts including nutritionists, specialists in diabetes, heart health,...

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New Year: New Way of Making Changes

If you're planning to make changes to your nutrition and exercise habits this year, I have something for you to think about: Changing habits can be difficult. Exercising and changing your diet because you're trying to fix something about yourself that you don't like...

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Simple Holiday Stress Relief

  Ah, Holidays in Northern America! Such a wonderful combination of loving and giving, tradition, and... stress. I love the celebrations and the decorations. And yet, I can’t tell you how many times...

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