Tag Archives: exercise

How to be healthy when your boo is unhealthy

Several years ago, I made a big transition in terms of how I treated my body. I started working out more and viewing food as fuel, instead of as a reward. I also put a lot of energy into thinking positively about my body. Instead of focusing on what I wish I could change about it, I focused on what was great about my body. And it really made a difference in terms of how healthy I was and how happy I was. I feel great about the changes now. A friend of mine recently told me she wishes she could make the healthy changes I did, but never could because her husband would never eat healthfully with her. I told her it’s totally possible to lead a healthy lifestyle, even if your boo isn’t on board. Here’s how to do it. Read more

The Most Important SEXercise You’re Not Doing… Yet!

Ever been contemplating a visit to the gym and thought “I wish someone could just take my spinning class for me and I could continue to sit here eating my cheez-its?” We’ve all had those days where we wish someone else could sweat in our stead while still reaping the benefits of flatter abs or a firmer behind. Well, technology hasn’t come that far in the cardio department, but it has made amazing strides for your pelvic floor muscles. Read more

Five Things You Should Do Now to Look Your Best This Bikini Season

Bikini Season. Two words that many women dread hearing after a long winter. This time of year, I see many patients concerned about how they can get their bodies to look their best for bikini season. While there is no magic “one-size-fits-all” approach, there are steps most women can take to help improve and rejuvenate their shape. Read more

5 Terrible First Date Ideas

While I'm a huge proponent of health, fitness and not allowing yourself to fall into the lovely-but not at all healthy-happy relationship black hole of pizza, couch, sex, repeat, sometimes healthy living and dating just don't mix. Here are five healthy activities best enjoyed on your own or with friends, not when you're trying to impress a first date. Read more

5 Weeks to health and wellness

Approximately five years ago I made the decision to attempt one of those 12-week body transformation programs. I lost 35 pounds in 12 weeks and got into the best shape of my life. I didn’t know it at the time, but it has changed my life forever. Every week people ask me, "How did you do it?" In most cases what they really mean is, "What is the secret to losing weight and getting in shape?" Everybody wants to know the magical formula for losing weight and getting in shape. Read more

Find your “Why?”

Several times a week I have people ask me how I lost all the weight. Really, you’re in the gym and you want to know how to lose weight? Is there any subject in the world more analyzed than weight loss? The truth is that everybody knows how to lose weight and live healthier. Eat less, eat better, exercise more, blah blah blah. You've heard it all a million times before. Everybody knows how, and everybody is capable of doing it. So when people ask me how to lose the weight, I ask them, "Why?" Read more