Stay hydrated!

                     Summer is officially here! Drink up to stay hydrated! The sun is beaming on top of the northern hemisphere and it can be brutally hot.  For many, this is the time of year when the outdoors...

New to the gym?

  New to the Gym? What is THAT? Equipment Demystified.. For many people, a fitness facility, be it a gym or studio is- at least in the beginning- a scary, intimidating place. The Scene: Transformer looking pieces of equipment; huge with hard angles.  People looking absolutely comfortable and in control of...

Nutrition Series, 3 Vegetarianism

Nutrition, Article 3 Vegetarianism & Vegan Eating Styles, with Brandi Thompson, RD In this third installment focusing in our nutrition series in honor of National Nutrition Month, we are focusing on vegetarianism and vegan eating styles.  Gone are the days of little incense smelling shops filled with flax flour,...

Nutrition Series, 2

Nutrition, Article 2 with Brandi Thompson, RD Ages and Stages: The Nutritional Needs of Children and Seniors The second article for National Nutrition month and our 3 part nutrition series brings us to the nutritional needs of children and senior citizens.  Registered Dietician, Brandi Thomspon of ABCDEat Right, answers...

Leaping FOUR-WARD!

February 29th.  What a special day.  Leap year.  My husband and I know a couple that married on February 29th, they obviously have a great sense of humor and enjoy telling people that they have only been married four years when in reality it’s been...

Maximize Results With JumpSport’s PlyoFit

When one thinks of California, it’s easy to think of innovation.  With fashion, board sports, software, and fresh approaches to exercise, California seems to be an estuary for new ideas, a breeding ground for what is up and coming. It breathes new life into the tried...

Series on Overeating

An End to Excess: A Three Part Series on Overeating. Defining it. Dealing with It. Moving On! “Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.”-Horace Overeating. The modern world that we live in is abundant and thank goodness for that! We enjoy so...

Healthy Living for a Fit Planet

This week I’m launching a series called “Healthy Living for a Fit Planet.”  As an avid newspaper junkie, I have been haunted by the daily deluge of images coming out of the Horn of Africa. The rail thin bodies of young and old alike born...