When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

Who doesn’t love a great dessert once in a while? A good serving of sweetened carbs topped with a sugary sauce. Some glazed fruit tucked into pastry dough. Or maybe you prefer a thick, tall shake. You eat well most of the time, so allowing yourself the occasional indulgence shouldn’t be a problem, right? Right.… Continue reading When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me

Want to get to know me a little better? Here are a few fun things you might enjoy discovering about me. There is really no rhyme or reason to this list other than that it is me. I tried to just let random thoughts pop into my head and wrote down 10 that I thought… Continue reading 10 Quirky Things You Might Not Know About Me

Leveraging Your Genes. How Your Lifestyle Choices Influence Your Health.

I can’t tell you how many people I’ve consulted with who believe that they are destined to live out the health short-comings of their parents. They enter our relationship with a defeatist attitude right from the start. But who can blame them, really? If you buy into what you’re being sold through conventional wisdom and… Continue reading Leveraging Your Genes. How Your Lifestyle Choices Influence Your Health.

How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves

Chilly weather is setting in and the leaves are falling.  But that doesn’t mean that you have to go down with them.  I see so many people coming in this time of year with achy backs and tight muscles from a weekend spent raking up the yard.  And while I love the business, I’d rather… Continue reading How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves

30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 22

When I ask people what type of exercise they do, I most commonly hear things like, “I run on the treadmill.”, or “I have an elliptical at home.”, or “I use an exercise bike.” But when asked about resistance training, many people can’t remember the last time they picked up a weight. There is nothing… Continue reading 30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 22

30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 19

I’m not sure when walking barefoot became taboo, but it’s unfortunate that so many doctors advise their patients never to go barefoot if they are experiencing any type of foot discomfort.  I can’t tell you how many people I’ve come across who were instructed to wear shoes every waking hour of the day, essentially casting… Continue reading 30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 19

30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 14

Sounds obvious that you should sleep in the dark, right? But if you really take a good look at your bedroom at night, you’ll probably discover many sources of ambient light that you don’t give a second thought.  Things like the light emitted from your digital alarm clock.  The blinking notification light on your cell… Continue reading 30 Day Get Healthy Challenge, Day 14