Different Ways to Exercise

This week we visited three cities in southern California. It was very interesting to me—and quite motivating—when I discovered how many miles we had been walking on that trip. We wanted to see everything about these cities on foot, because you can see much more that...

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My Latest Trip to Italy

(And, how I lost belly fat while completely enjoying myself.) The pictures will slide for you if you wait. Or, hover over the picture to hold, and click the forward/back buttons. If you click on a picture, it will enlarge the entire album. Click the arrows...

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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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Eating Healthy While on Vacation- Five Uncommon Tips

Healthy food selection takes every vacation to another level of rejuvenation and replenishment. The best part is when you eat good, healthy food, you feel better than ever. If you don't believe me, give these tips a try on your next trip and see for yourself. Clients...

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How to Keep Up Your Exercise While On Vacation

  It's summer, everyone's favorite time to vacation. The summer is when I most frequently talk with clients about how to keep their weight loss and fitness gains while traveling. No matter what my clients' situations, they are all concerned about these two...

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Fit while on Vacation in Italy

I'm posting some pics of my latest trip to Italy in a fitness themed way. I hope you enjoy! The above picture is the French Riviera while flying out of Nice. It's not difficult to keep up the workout while on vacation. In fact, it's easier to exercise on vacation than...

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Eating Italian Food in Italy (Italian Riviera)

I just spent some much needed vacation time on the western coast of Italy - the Italian Riviera. Since my last post was on carbohydrates, I thought it would be a great time to share a bit about the food experience in Italy.   Many people associate "Italian Food"...

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Pasta i Basta

  Pasta is best eaten as a side - not a main dish.  Especially if you're not doing a long run the next morning. In Italy and in along the Mediterranean Coast in general, pasta is the staple food - so how do the Southern Europeans keep themselves toned and...

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A Quick Run Around Vienna, Austria

This is the Natural History Museum in Vienna. It's an old palace, the inside of which, is gorgeous.   The Venus of Willendorf  is there - a 25,000 year old statue representing what was in that time considered to be  the ideal female form at that...

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How to Eat Healthy when Eating Out – My Five Top Tips

  Last week I found myself on a lovely adventure in Boston Massachusetts. Many know Boston as a mecca for seafood on the East Coast - so I couldn’t wait to indulge myself in lobster, clams, steamers, oysters and other creatures of the sea.  In fact, here's what I...

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Travel-Smart Nutrition

  This June I traveled from Amsterdam, to The Hague, to Brussels, to Bruges and then back to Brussels. The ancient buildings in these old European cities were unforgettable. My favorite site was the ruins of the 12th century royal palace (Palais Royal), which was...

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