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Fitness & Nutrition Tips

By admin on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

I wanted to remind everyone of their fitness goals and homework assignments that they set in Sept. I have gone through and made some comments in red so please find your name and comment.   Srimal – Consistent couples training in the home at 6 am 2 days/wk despite full time job and two children […]


By admin on Thursday, October 6th, 2011

I wrote an article about this before in a previous blog about Toning Shoes.  I was not a fan, knew that it was just a marketing gimmick, but many consumers trusted what they saw on commercials and thought here is the quick fix!  Hate to say – Told you so, but there are no quick […]


By admin on Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Functional Training Workout for the Week If you are training with me on Monday or Tuesday this week, one-on-one or in one of my groups (Mon 10 am & 5:30 pm and Tues 9:15 am), I have planned a Kettlebell & TRX Workout for you.  We will have 10 exercises per modality.  It is your […]


By admin on Friday, September 30th, 2011

Chestnuts are one of my all times favorites.  Growing up in an Italian family we used to roast them for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I did not like them as a kid but now have grown to love them especially after finding out that they pack such nutrition and are low in calories for the nut family […]


By admin on Monday, September 12th, 2011

Here is the list of Goals and Homework for all clients who participated – 50% of our clients!  Thank you and thank yourself because you are on your way to making them happen! Please not that I also participated because without goals, how can we achieve what we want?  We will remind you from time […]


By admin on Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Barefoot running shoes – how effective are they? written by Ellen Yates   I have been wondering for some time about these shoes.  I don’t find them attractive.  Hence, don’t want to wear them as I still have some vanity left at almost 50 years old.  Upon doing some research, here is what I found based […]


By admin on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

The season for the sweetest best quality watermelon is summer What are the benefits? Watermelon is a great source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A. High vitamin C intake can reduce severity of osteoarthritis and asthma attacks. A cup of watermelon provides 24.3% of the daily value for Vitamin C. Pink watermelon also contains lycopene […]


By admin on Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

This short article written by Dr. Gabe Mirkin tells you how to keep the weight from creeping up over the years. Eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and yogurts won’t make you gain. But eating the rest of the foods that many of us eat will. Take a look at the article – at least […]


By admin on Thursday, July 14th, 2011

“I just wanted to take a moment to give you some background and information regarding this specific brand of Whey. I realize that there are numerous varieties on the market from which to choose from but one must be very careful in choosing a whey protein because there are so many out there that advertise […]


By admin on Monday, July 4th, 2011

To lose weight and keep it off,  Ellen recommends the following: 1.  Weight training 2x/week. 2.  200 minutes of cardiovascular exercise per week. 3.  Eat all the fruits and vegetables you can daily. 4.  Drink 64 ounces of water. 5.  One gram of protein for every 2 lbs of body weight. 6.  Avoid fats like the […]