Heart-Healthy Diet: What You Need to Know

Heart disease is among the leading causes of death for both men and women in the United States. While certain lifestyle factors, such as maintaining a stable weight and regular exercise, are important to maintaining a healthy heart, the foods we choose to eat are just as important. A healthy diet is one of your best weapons in the battle […]

On a diet? Use a chef, not a dietitian, to prepare your meals

There is no way to avoid it. An effective nutritional game plan combines science with taste. Diet food sucks because the food is bland, repetitive, and unimaginative. Either that or it’s trans fatty acids, frozen TV dinners, nightmare meals sold as “healthy alternatives.” Frozen “diet foods” contain more chemical preservatives than your local hospital medical lab. Some people use willpower […]

lose weight by minutes

Find yourself out of breath at the top of the stairs? Does it hurt just to play with your children/grandchildren? Do you feel you can and should do better? Welcome to Lose Weight by the Minute, where we bring you simple exercises that everyone can do in a minute! In today’s fast-paced world, time is a luxury that many cannot […]

Are you still doing 100 crunches?

It still worries me when I see a gym member doing an ab exercise, machine or otherwise, non-stop and clearly in pain and feeling miserable. I stopped this lady to ask her why she was torturing herself in that way and she looked at me downcast and said the following: hang out told him to do 100 repetitions. What!! I […]