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What Can We Learn From Marilyn Monroe?

What Can We Learn From Marilyn Monroe?

Believe it or not, Marilyn Monroe wore between a size 10-14 throughout her prime acting years! And she was considered to be one of the most beautiful, sexy women of her time. We weren't body shaming her and telling her to starve herself to lose a few pounds. I loved...

What’s the Safest Way to Start Exercising?

What’s the Safest Way to Start Exercising?

It's still close to the start of a new year, meaning, a lot of you have begun to exercise for the first time, often, as part of your New Year's resolution. And this is great, there are so many benefits to exercising, including increased strength, muscle tone, energy,...

Does 5 Minutes of Exercise Do Anything?

Does 5 Minutes of Exercise Do Anything?

The holidays just ended, yet we are all still sooooo busy! I know the feeling when it seems like life just doesn't slow down. Many of you have probably just made new year's resolutions to get healthier this year. You've probably signed up for a gym membership, with...

Move Better, Before you Move More

Move Better, Before you Move More

Are you living in constant pain? Do you feel pain so consistently that you've come to believe it's normal? I'm a firm believer that you shouldn't be living with ongoing, daily pain. You shouldn't be ignoring the pain you're in because it's probably telling you...

Why November is a Dangerous Month

Why November is a Dangerous Month

Many people fear November, not because of holiday shopping madness (well, maybe partly because of that!), but because everywhere you turn, it seems like someone is coughing, sneezing or blowing their nose in your direction. It's the peak of the dreaded cold and flu...

Is Fruit Really Bad For You?

Is Fruit Really Bad For You?

With diets out there, telling people to almost completely avoid eating fruit, it's no wonder people are questioning their consumption of it. We've been historically led to believe that fruits are healthy and we should readily consume them. Contradictory messages from...

Is Meditation Good for Me?

Is Meditation Good for Me?

Everyone seems to be talking about the benefits of mediation now. Oprah's even promoting it! In fact, I can't open up my inbox in the morning without receiving some offer for a meditation retreat, or an opportunity to join a new "free" course I "must" take to learn...

3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

3 Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

Strengthen Your Back to Stop Low Back Pain Low back pain affects so many of us. In fact, more than 50% of my personal training clients have been impacted by low back pain at one point or another. For those of you who have experienced it, you know how debilitating it...

Do I Need to Eat Fat in My Diet?

Do I Need to Eat Fat in My Diet?

Is Consuming Fat Really Healthy for Me? With extremely high-fat diets like the Ketogenic Diet, gaining in popularity right now, it's no wonder people are questioning their fat consumption. Consuming healthy fats is important, however, so many Keto recipes I've picked...