Let's face it, the holidays are when most people tend to blow it when it comes to their diet. I've heard people say they literally dread the holidays for this reason....there's so much they can't eat. This simply is...
Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least. The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...
I have been playing sports since the age of four; being an athlete has always taken up a large portion of my identity. I remember growing up wanting to be a professional soccer player like Mia Hamm. In my room,...
I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up. While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...
Confession time. I am a soon-to-be Bachelor of Exercise Science as well as an aspiring registered dietitian. So, naturally, I do my best to eat right and stay fit. That being said, I LOVE SUGAR!! Like absolutely adore it,...
Ever heard of EPOC? Yeah, neither had I until I started taking graduate-level Exercise Science courses. Now that I’ve learned quite a bit about it, I just have to clear something up: EPOC is a beautiful thing. In fact,...
Picture this: it's another crazy weekday morning. After snoozing your alarm three times, you roll out of bed and embark on yet another attempt to make yourself look semi-presentable , even though you are absolutely exhausted and are already...
What are the best and the worst alcoholic drinks when watching our weight? First the obvious: Alcohol is not a weight-loss aid. The more alcohol you drink, the more weight loss may slow down, as the body burns the...
Working out doesn’t have to be a big drawn-out production. You don’t have to go to the gym and lift weights or walk/run for an hour to make exercising worthwhile. Working out effectively and efficiently can go a long...
One of the things a lot of my clients come to me and say is, “I don’t want to lift because I don’t want to get bulky” or “I want to lose weight, so I need a good cardio...