Grill While You Chill This Holiday Weekend

Happy Memorial Day weekend! First of all, thank you to all who are serving and who have served our country. Your sacrifices are much appreciated! Second of all, who’s ready to head outside to enjoy some amazing summer weather? I don’t know about you, but I’ve been experiencing a bit of cabin fever due to a wet spring. But the past few days of sun and warmth have pepped me right up and inspired today’s recipe ...continue reading

Four Healthy Facts From April’s Magazines

Spring is in full swing, and with it comes a new batch of magazine issues. I sifted through my subscriptions, and am happy to share the wellness wealth today! A big question many people ask when it comes to fitness: How much is enough to stay healthy as we get older? Two-and-a-half hours each week, or 30 minutes every weekday, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported in Shape. That much ...continue reading

Your Healthful Hints (February 13)

1. Push yourself for a longer lasting calorie burn.  In a small study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, scientists found that an individual’s calorie burn level remains elevated for more than 14 hours after a vigorous exercise session! The participants burned, on average, 520 calories during an intense 45-minute biking workout. Then, in the following 14 hours, their burn rate continued to chug along even ...continue reading

2010 Wrap Up

My how life has changed in the past twelve months! From interning in Chicago January through April to graduating in May and moving to NYC in June to start a new career…What a whirlwind (in a great way). :) I’ve done pretty well on my New Year’s to-do list for 2010, if I do say so myself! Only a select few are still under construction—growing patience, fostering more strong relationships and treating myself with ...continue reading

Eats to Sleep Sounder; Fat or Obese?

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done my usual Good for you news post—it’s about time to get with it, don’t you think? Away we go! Nod Off Noshes Over the years, you’ve probably heard countless tips about foods that will induce sleep. That Thanksgiving feast makes you drowsy? Must be the turkey! Can’t put your mind to rest at the end of the day? Sip on a tall, warm glass of milk. While this ...continue reading

The good news this week is brought to you by the Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy radio show! I was a guest on the show/podcast Thursday (one week after the amazing Bob Harper—hubba, hubba ;) ). Our topic: many of the great stories from the July/August issue of Fitness magazine! Want to learn more? Here are links to a few of the stories we discussed: Supercharge Your Metabolism: Keep your calorie burning body running on all ...continue reading