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I have a confession! I am excited about the clocks changing this weekend. In fact, I have been counting down the days. That is because daylight motivates me! I call it the big switch. I love the sunlight as a fitness person because I move more and have more natural sunlight. Plus the darker days […]

Lifestyle

SPRING FORWARD WITH THE BENEFITS OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS!

It is the weekend and time to get your cocktails on! With the start of summer around the corner, how about a few watermelon cocktails to celebrate.  It refreshes and keeps you hydrated while you drink because watermelon’s composition is in large percent water. Watermelon has become America’s most consumed fruit. It is an antioxidant […]

Food

Best Super Easy Watermelon Weekend Cocktails!

As discussed in my last post, if you are a woman and your waist size is 35 inches or greater, you are at a  high risk for developing heart disease, cancer, dementia, and a wide range of other diseases.  A 35 inch waist (40 inches for men) means you have accumulated visceral, or deep, fat […]

Fitness

VISCERALLY TO ELIMINATE VISCERAL ABDOMINAL FAT

What is the simplest way to control your weight? Walking? Jogging? Weights? Some combination of the above? No, according to a new study, simply slowing down when you eat is among the best strategies to control weight, and probably the easiest to implement. The Japanese study found that people who eat slowly are 42 percent […]

Fitness

SLOW DOWN YOUR EATING TO LOSE WEIGHT!!!

Summer is here, and it just might be the perfect time to try out a dietary approach outlined by researchers at Baylor University. The study calls for substituting what it calls “avoidance” foods for what it terms “approach” foods. The researchers don’t want you to force-feed yourself a healthy food you hate (say, liver) in […]

Fitness

CUE HEALTHY FOOD THIS SUMMER

You got to love a holiday that celebrates food like Thanksgiving! I am guilty. But the consequences of gobbling down the delicious and often rich food can give us a case of the morning-after blues. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy the holiday without giving you a massive food hangover. Happy Thanksgiving! […]

Fitness

5 Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving