Ways to Make Walking Work for You

Did you know that walking is the best form of exercise? Think about it. You don’t need equipment to do it. Most people can and do walk. It’s low impact and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time. Yet, many people don’t take advantage of the benefits of a daily walk. I usedContinue reading “Ways to Make Walking Work for You”

Why BMI is Bogus

The Body Mass Index has been around a long time. It’s still the number one tool physicians use to determine whether patients are at a healthy weight. This is a problem. Because it’s not accurate! It’s a 200-year-old mathematical formula created for a specific purpose. Since then, its use has been called into question asContinue reading “Why BMI is Bogus”

How to Fit Staying Fit into Your Busy Schedule

I often write about time management and how it’s possible for you to fit fitness and nutrition into your daily grind. It can’t be overstated enough. There are enough hours in the day and you don’t need hours to stay healthy. In fact,  just two to three days a week of resistance training is enoughContinue reading “How to Fit Staying Fit into Your Busy Schedule”

What is the Best Exercise?

Often I am asked, “What’s the best way to grow my shoulders?” or “How can I strengthen my hamstrings?” There are so many exercises out there–too many to count! But, there are tried and true weight training exercises that I have incorporated into routines over the years. Below is a mini exercise library. It’s myContinue reading “What is the Best Exercise?”

Spring Cleaning for Wellness

Those of you who know me know that I love to lift weights. I’ve been faithfully going to the gym four days a week for nearly two years now. Back on the fitness wagon after having children and life derail me temporarily, I love to jump out of bed in the morning at 5:10 a.m.Continue reading “Spring Cleaning for Wellness”