Do you sabotage your efforts with food?

Why is it we could do such a great job of getting to the gym (or at home) and work out, then sabotage our effort by eating poorly? You spend an hour working out doing strength training and cardio and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Get Back on Track with your Health and Fitness Goals! Here’s How.

  The summer is over! You enjoyed yourself.  You went to some barbecues, had some beers, drank wine and fancy drinks with umbrella’s in them.  Now you are looking at the scale thinking “What happened?”   It’s time to get … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Five Facts about Turmeric

  Turmeric: This spice, common in Indian curry, has been making quite a stir with many claims about its health benefits. There is a very powerful natural anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory substance found in Turmeric, it is called “curcumin”.   This … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Book Release

FIND A UNIQUE BALANCE BETWEEN NUTRITION AND FITNESS THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE! Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living can help you to start a journey towards overall wellness by learning how to set measurable goals, stay motivated, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Get the Most Out of a Trip to the Farmers Market

It is the beginning of the summer season; warm weather and fresh produce are becoming abundant. Farmers markets are a great place to go and spend a summer afternoon shopping for farm fresh fruits and vegetables. However, they can be … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Science Behind Weight Lifting

What happens to your muscles when you work out? When you lift weights you are actually breaking down the muscles by producing micro tears in the muscle fibers.  This is what happens when you bring the muscle to failure.  It … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What is Kefir? Why do I want to drink it?

According to www.Kefir.net: “Kefir is a cultured, creamy product with amazing health benefits.  Kefir’s tart and refreshing flavor is similar to a drinking-style yogurt, but it contains beneficial yeast as well as friendly ‘probiotic’ bacteria found in yogurt. The naturally … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Is Weight Loss Your Resolution? Be S.M.A.R.T. about your Goals!

When setting goals to achieve your weight loss use the SMART method to be Specific, make it Measurable, Achievable, have it Result- oriented, and give it a Time-stamped deadline. When I work with clients, I usually set a 6 week … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How many types of apples do you know?

This season I am helping out in the Apple Shop at Shelburne Farm in Stow, MA.  Shelburne Farm is at the end of my street and many of my neighbors help out during the season.  I am amazed at how … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How does your garden grow?

We are enjoying our garden again this year.  After the winter we had here in New England, our garden is reaping the benefit of all the snow that acted as a fertilizer.  We can’t pick food fast enough.  The broccoli … [CLICK TO READ MORE]