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Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that […]

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

April 20, 2017

Blog, General Health Info

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is […]

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll […]

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Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with […]

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New Year’s Non-Resolutions

January 12, 2017

Blog, General Health Info

New Year’s Non-Resolutions

I remember years ago making resolutions only to have them fall by the wayside within a month or two. I finally gave up and just resolved to do the best I could do and be the best person I can be. Every day of every month, each year, I work […]

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Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season Two down, two to go. You made it through Halloween with all that candy and then Thanksgiving. There’s still Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa and New Year’s with all their accompanying temptations. So maybe your resolve wasn’t so strong in the face of […]

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Hips Don’t Lie

November 20, 2016

Blog, Exercise, General Health Info

Hips Don’t Lie

Remember the song “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira? Well, there’s some truth in that statement with respect to how our bodies feel and move. Hip flexors are the muscles that comprise the front of your hip and you use them to lift your knees, bend at the waist and walk […]

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“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

“If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.”

So says novelist Sue Grafton. But for most women it’s what Christian Louboutin stated: “Pleasure with pain”. I can honestly say I don’t miss having to wear heels for work every day. But, I do like to put on a pair from time to time as I like being a […]

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The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

I know I’ve written about this before but it’s still the Numero Uno question I get from people: I want to get rid of this (and they point to their bellies). How do I do that? My typical response: How’s your diet and you know your core (or abs to […]

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10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight

10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight

10 Reasons Why We Regain Weight Good for you! You worked hard and lost all that holiday weight. Now, how do you keep from seeing those pounds again? Below are 10 reasons why weight creeps back and strategies to keep those pounds at bay. We look for the fast track […]

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