Let’s talk about supplements & insulin glucose sensativity

America is such a prosperous nation that we can afford to eat for entertainment. Not because we are hungry. Not to fuel a workout or to recover from a workout but just because it is fun, or we are celebrating something, etc. Don’t get me wrong, I love to eat. I especially love to eat…

How much exercise do you need?

Twenty minutes of moderate exercise per day is a great place to start your exercise routine. This is just cardio and does not include weight training. Moderate physical activities include: Walking briskly (about a 15 minute mile) Bicycling (less than 10 miles per hour) General gardening (raking, trimming shrubs) Dancing. Golf (walking and carrying clubs)…

Mindful vs. mindless eating

Mindless eating is: Using food as comfort. There are entire cookbook and t.v. cooking shows dedicated to making ‘comfort food’. Eating mindlessly; in front of the t.v., while working, while out with friends, at social gatherings. Not paying attention to WHAT you are eating. Going for fast and convenient rather than healthy options. Taking a…

16 weeks from now

I don’t know about you, but 2020 has been a sad, cooped up ride. Like you’re in the Pope mobile. You can wave at the people around you but all you get to do is watch them live life while you’re stuck inside. Well, at least that is how it has been for me. Confession…

Keeping a food log for clarity

It is no secret that America is fighting a battle against obesity. A battle that takes more lives every year than Covid-19 has and yet… it is a battle that is largely unaddressed. Keeping a food log of what you eat everyday in which you keep track of; Calories, fats, carbs, and sugar; will help…

Why I love a kettlebell workout

Confession time: I am a certified personal trainer. So how did I balloon up to such an undesirable weight? Stress, a bit of unhappiness about my life. And this… I stopped going to the gym except sporadically. I am a bit of a germaphobe. Between the men who spit in the drinking fountain and the…

How I get when I lose weight…

I work hard to lose weight. I lose weight then think, ‘Maybe I have cancer!’. I don’t have cancer but I am trying to figure out how I managed to lose 10lbs in 10 days. I have not been able to do some of the challenge days on this 30 day kettlebell challenge. Everyday life…