Category: Fitness

Metabolism, Metabolism, Metabolism…

April 18th, 2011, No Comments

Are you trying to boost your metabolism? MSNBC and Men’s Health have 15 suggestions on how you can do just that! Here are some: Don’t diet! Go to bed earlier Eat more protein Get up, stand up Rev up in the morning Fight fat with fiber Read More… Download your FREE copy of my eBook: [...]

Did You Know That Today is National Start! Walking Day?

April 6th, 2011, No Comments

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” Hippocrates Have you gone for your walk today? Why Start Walking? It’s more than a program. It’s a movement… Heart disease is this country’s No.1 killer, but by exercising for as little as 30 minutes each day you can reduce your risk. That’s what the Start! Movement is all about: [...]

Sleep, Stress, and Weight Loss

March 30th, 2011, No Comments

If you want to increase your chances of losing weight, reduce your stress level and get adequate sleep. A new Kaiser Permanente study found that people trying to lose at least 10 pounds were more likely to reach that goal if they had lower stress levels and slept more than six hours but not more [...]

Use Scale as a Weight Loss Tool, Not a Judge

March 16th, 2011, No Comments

Should you weigh yourself every day? Should it be once per week, [a month] or never at all? The advice about weighing can be as confusing and conflicting as the advice about eating eggs or drinking wine. Some experts say that weighing should be kept to a minimum so that we don’t get obsessed; others [...]

High-fiber Diet May Cut Risk of Premature Death

February 25th, 2011, No Comments

People who eat a lot of fiber every day may be less likely to die prematurely from a range of illnesses — including heart disease, cancer and infection, according to a U.S. study. The benefits of fiber in weight loss, lowering cholesterol and protecting against heart disease have been well established by previous studies, but [...]

Prescription: Lifestyle Change

January 31st, 2011, No Comments

Wellness: Does Your Doc Know What To Look For? Has your doctor ever given you an Rx for exercise? June Chapman got one last summer, a first for the 87-year-old retiree in San Marcos, Calif. “You sit on a chair, arms at your side,” she says of the exercise her internist prescribed, “then rise up [...]

Know Your Food

January 7th, 2011, No Comments

In the introduction to my eBook, The 5 Tenets of Permanent Weight Loss, I write: “What did you have to eat today?” The problem that I encounter over and over again when I ask anyone this question is that most people don’t really know, or sometimes they can’t remember, let alone know how many total [...]

The “Godfather’s” 10 Point Self-Improvement Plan

January 5th, 2011, No Comments

Jack LaLanne is considered by many in the fitness industry to be the “Godfather” of the fitness movement. In 1936, Jack LaLanne opened the first modern health spa in the U.S. He’s also credited with inventing many of the weight machines that are now standard in many of today’s modern gyms and health spa’s, such [...]

Year-End Diet, Health and Fitness Advice from Health.Com

December 29th, 2010, No Comments

After January 1, calorie amnesia comes to an end—and you’re officially out of excuses for nibbling on tree-shaped cookies for breakfast and lunching on gift buckets of cheese popcorn. But when the season of splurging is over, you need more than good intentions to start eating right. That’s why we loaded this supersimple, mix-and-match, 1,300-calorie-per-day [...]

Part 8 of Dr. Berardi’s Second Interview with Christine Williams

December 22nd, 2010, No Comments

Carbs vs. body fat, making weight loss & fitness possible, and wrapping it up – “In the end, it’s all about lifestyle change.” Part 7: Worst weight-loss foods, why losing fat doesn’t mean starving and the 90% rule Part 6: The importance of working with a coach, fish oil, vegetables and “The Power of Less” Part 5: Aging [...]

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