Food items that shouldn’t be in your home

We are now well in to spring time which is commonly associated with cleaning, throwing away, 'out with the old, and in with nothing'...oops, I may have added my own twist. Joking aside, spring time is a wonderful time to clean out your pantry and/or cupboards. A lot can accumulate there without you really knowing … Continue reading Food items that shouldn’t be in your home

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Wednesday Workout Tip: Do Sprints

When I say sprints I am referring to the exercises that are commonly coined "suicides". I have decided not to use that term for a variety of reasons, but mainly because it is in poor taste and it doesn't aptly describe the activity being performed. To perform sprints, go to your nearest community park. Find … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Do Sprints

Health Myths Revealed

This Wednesday, at the Ladies Health & Wealth night I will reveal my top four health myths. I know, you can barely stand the excitement. All joking aside, the evening promises to be fun-filled, information-laden, and enjoyable. To be clear, this evening is for women of any age who are interested in gaining better control … Continue reading Health Myths Revealed

Wednesday Workout Tip: Make it a Quicky

If you're short on time, but need to fit in a workout aim for 10-15 minutes of high-intensity exercise. If high-intensity isn't for you, go for a moderate-intensity walk (determined by your ability to maintain a conversation, which you should be able to do at moderate-intensity). Your high-intensity workout could include: 1. 25 Jumping Jacks … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Make it a Quicky

The Dangers of Repeated Injury and Chronic Inflammation

I am currently reading the book, The End of Illness, by Dr. David Agus. He discusses and suggests a number of relatively small changes that we can make to our everyday routine that could potentially add years to our life. The book is engaging and the topics well-explained, which isn't always possible for physicians to … Continue reading The Dangers of Repeated Injury and Chronic Inflammation

The Benefits of Zumba (and other vigorous exercise)

Most of my readers, friends (and Facebook friends), family, Twitter followers - basically everyone within my inner and extended circle - are aware that I teach Zumba and love it. To be honest, I am sure most of my inner and extended circle are tired of hearing about it (if so, I'm sorry, but I … Continue reading The Benefits of Zumba (and other vigorous exercise)