What’s Stopping You from Improving Your Life?

For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or money. Or they’re too old… But none of that will keep you independent as you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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]

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]

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]

Don’t Drink all Your Calories This Summer!

Imagine yourself sitting by the pool drinking a Pina Colada with a fancy umbrella in it.  The reality is you’re looking at drinking 490 calories in that 8 oz Pina Colada. We tend to forget that drinks have calories too.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

One Small Change can make Pounds of Difference in a Year!

Sometimes all it takes to accomplish something is to change one thing.  If you make one small change in your daily habits you can lose up to 26lbs in a year. Using the chart below you can see that by … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

On a Diet? The Do’s & Don’ts of Eating Out!

Most people find that eating out can ruin their diet.  In most cases this is true, but there are ways to minimize weight gain and actually lose weight when you eat out while on your diet. Here are some Do’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Resolution Rescue

  Does your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution need to be rescued?  This is how you can use CPR to rescue it.  I’ll give you the 411 before you need to call 911. Did you start out the year determined … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Save Gas, Save Money, Save Calories, Bring your Lunch!

With today’s economy, everyone is buckling down on spending.   Why not save on your gas, your money and your calories by bringing your lunch to work. Going out for lunch can be expensive.  I met someone for lunch the other … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Yes, you can change your metabolism. I can tell you how.

I hear a lot of excuses from people as to why they can’t lose weight.  One of the excuses is “I have a slow metabolism”.  You can control your metabolism by how much muscle you have on your body, what … [CLICK TO READ MORE]