What is Functional Aging?

This summer I received my certification as a Functional Aging Specialist from the Functional Aging Institute.  What does that mean exactly?  The certification gives me great knowledge into working with mature adults.  “Mature adults” meaning over the age of fifty-five.  … [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]

Marathon Runners Have Discipline, Do You?

It takes discipline to train for the Boston Marathon.  It is the same discipline needed to achieve your weight loss goals. When you’re training for a marathon you need to run consistently and follow your training program.  It isn’t much … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Be the CEO of Losing Weight

We may not all be CEO’s but you can get in touch with your business brain and use the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) strategy to be successful at losing weight.  Using it will make you more aware of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Setting goals for the New Year? Work towards them with manageable steps.

  I know you’re all thinking about next year’s goals.  If weight loss is one of them, set your ultimate goal and then set smaller achievable goals along the way.  Find an event (a wedding or a trip) and set … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How much of weight loss is exercise vs diet?

A client asked me one day “How much of weight loss is exercise versus diet?”  My answer is 50% exercise and 50% diet. I see many people who exercise every day yet struggle with their weight.  Is that you?  The … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Super-hectic Day? Here’s your Workout!

With the holidays coming, your to-do list gets longer and longer.  I know what you’re thinking, “I have to skip my regular workout”.  Instead, do some of these exercise combinations that work multiple muscles in a shorter timeframe. Lunge with … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Get Fit with Fido

Have a dog? A great way to exercise is right at your fingertips (or lying at your feet)!  Break out the leash and go for a walk.  Dogs certainly motivate you to get outdoors and walk. Depending on the size … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

I’m Sick – Should I Exercise?

You have been on a roll and have been exercising every day and then you come down with a cold.  Should you be exercising?  There is no doubt when you aren’t feeling well you don’t feel like exercising, but if … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Change is Good!

It seems that most people do not like change.  You get used to doing things a certain way and want to keep doing them that way.  But change is good for your brain as well as for your body.  For … [CLICK TO READ MORE]