The Importance of Being a Positive Role Model

I had a very sad experience recently that reminded me of the power and importance of being a positive role model. A 6 year old told me she needed to get skinny! Yes, a 6 year old little girl!! After...

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The Importance of Rest and Recovery

Are you getting enough rest and recovery? Health requires more than just nutrition and working out. Healthy living is a daily challenge to balance eating right, exercising, working, family, personal time, and fun. The hustle and bustle of daily life can...

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Why Coconut Oil Should Be In Your Diet

Do you know the benefits of coconut oil? Learn why it should be in your diet. What’s all the hype about coconut oil? Why are people cooking with it? Isn’t it high in saturated fat? Doesn’t saturated fat cause heart disease? These...

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Alcohol Guide During the Holiday Season

There's more alcohol around during the holiday season, which isn't great for your waist line. This alcohol guide will help you navigate your way through January to choose your drinks wisely. What are the best and the worst alcoholic drinks when...

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The Low Down on Gluten

This guest post provides a comprehensive low down on everything you need to know about gluten. Get tips and recipes for eating gluten-free! What is Gluten? Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheat berries, durum, emmer, semolina,...

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What makes a trainer a good trainer?

For the last few years I have had the pleasure of talking to, meeting and working with trainers from many different places. Every single trainer I have met seems to have some personal style and opinion that shows in...

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Technology Break

Technology Break Have you ever taken a morning hike or run and watched the sunrise? Or had your toes in the beach sand watching the sun set on the horizon over the water? These are just two examples of the...

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Runners Beware! Could Foot Strike Hemolysis Be Causing Your Fatigue?

Over the years I have worked with many athletes, particularly runners, who all have the same complaint: fatigue. Now we all know that anemia is a common problem among athletes, especially females. However, what many may not know is...

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