Four Tips for Summer Weight Loss

Swimsuit season is here, and for many of us that means no longer being able to hide those extra pounds beneath a chunky sweater. Fortunately, there are some small and easy lifestyle adjustments that can quickly help you achieve your weight loss goals. Here are four ways to slim down for swimsuit season. The best… Read more »

Why Steady Cardio Doesn’t Equal Weight Loss

When a man says he wants to lose some weight, chances are the first thing he’ll do is go for a run or hit the treadmill. A lot of men believe that cardio equals weight loss. But most guys are going about it all wrong. Cardio is about conditioning – you’re conditioning your body to… Read more »

Women’s Summer Weight Loss Tips

Swimsuit season is coming and you might want to shed a few pounds. But a crash diet isn’t the answer. You need to be smart about weight loss so that it lasts. Here are six healthy summer weight loss tips. You can thank us later. Change your coffee order – If your barista knows you… Read more »

Why Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

Are you and your significant other trying to shed some pounds? Does it seem like he’s having more luck than you? Unfortunately, it’s true. Men typically lose weight faster than women. Here are some reasons for this unfair phenomenon: More Lean Muscle – men usually have more upper body muscle than women. Since muscle burns… Read more »

Five Foods that Will Actually Help You Lose Weight

2017 is right around the corner and many of us are anxious to lose a few pounds. Food choices are crucial and there are obvious ones to avoid. But here are five foods that can actually help you lose weight! Hummus and Veggies – This spread made from chickpeas is a protein-rich snack that fights… Read more »

Losing Weight Can Alleviate Joint Pain

Obesity and Osteoarthritis Did you know that being only 10 pounds overweight increases the force on the knee by 30-60 pounds with each step? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint pain disorder with symptoms in the hands, knees, hips, back and neck. Overweight women are nearly 4 times more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis… Read more »

Outsmart Your Holiday Sweet Tooth

The holidays are right around the corner and the sugary sweets are staring you in the face. Perhaps you’re already dreaming of the pumpkin pie and sweet rolls that will soon be on your table. There’s the upcoming neighborhood cookie exchange, the boxes of chocolate from clients at work, and taste testing the newest goodies… Read more »

“Healthy” Foods with Hidden Sugar

You don’t need a degree in nutrition to know that cookies are chocker block full of sugar. But what you might not realize is that the salad you had for lunch may have been packed with just as much sugar as your favorite sweet treat. Sugar is lurking in all kinds of unexpected places, making… Read more »

Five Healthy Lunches to Go

Who has time to pack a delicious healthy lunch each day? Well, with a little thought and practice, you can. Packing lunch has many advantages – it’s definitely cheaper, usually healthier and has endless possibilities. Here are five healthy lunches to go to get you started: Whole Grain Pita Pockets – They’re fun, easy to… Read more »

Summer Exercise Tips

Just because it’s hazy, hot and humid out there, doesn’t mean you need to skip your workout. You just need to be smart about summer exercise. Think about when you go for a run and make sure you’re drinking plenty of water.  Risk of dehydration is high. During the cooler months, when you exercise, your… Read more »