PODCAST: How to Get Your Fitness Goals Back on Track

On this episode, Stephen Holt, one of the top fitness trainers in the U.S., and I discuss how you to set achievable fitness goals and see them through to completion. Stephen is a highly accomplished personal trainer who has worked with several professional athletes, including NFL players and Olympians. In our conversat … Read More

Filed Under: Fitness, Podcast
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

“Missing Mineral” Key to Lasting Weight Loss?

Chromium

In today’s world, commercial farming strips the soil of many of the minerals you need to maintain a healthy weight. One of these missing minerals helps keep your blood sugar in check. And when you’re not getting enough, your blood sugar “spikes” after a meal, and can stay dangerously high for hours.   Once you hav … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements, Trim Waistline
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

5 Big Weight Loss LIES That Keep You Fat

Weight Scale Help

By now, you’re probably an expert on the weight loss myths from ten years ago. Myths like starving yourself to lose weight (it just makes your body hold onto fat)... crash dieting for fast weight loss (effects are short term with long-term damage)... and the big one, completely eliminating one food group, like carbs or fa … Read More

Filed Under: Trim Waistline
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

Sweating Equals a Longer Life?

All types of physical activity, from working in your garden and vacuuming your house to jogging and competitive tennis, are beneficial in their own way. But new research suggests that intense activity, the kind that makes you work up a sweat, may be especially good for you. Compared to those who engaged in only moderate a … Read More

Filed Under: Exercise
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

9 Odd but Common Things that HURT Your Workout

Everyone has “on” days and “off” days, but if you’re "off" at the gym you'll likely be wasting both your time and energy. Finding the time to work out is one of the biggest hurdles people face in fitting in exercise, after all, so when you make the time to do it, you want to be sure you’re maximizing your efforts. Obvi … Read More

Filed Under: Exercise
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

5 Top Tips to BURN Those “Chicken Fat” Arms

When surveyed about their most-loathed body part, 75 percent of women agreed their upper arms were the clear ‘winner.’ More specifically, the extra flab that’s unflatteringly known as “chicken fat,” “chicken arms,” or, sometimes, “bingo wing arms” (so-named for its tendency to ‘flap’ like a chicken wing) is many women’s n … Read More

Filed Under: Fitness
Written By: Rachael,

Yes, This Form of Exercise Can Help Your Back Pain!

If you’re fed up with your aching back, put down your painkillers (and certainly postpone any invasive procedures like steroid injections or back surgery) and put on your workout clothes. Exercise, in general, is wonderful for back pain (both prevention and relief), but today I want you to consider one specific type that … Read More

Filed Under: Pilates
Written By: Jesse Cannone,

The 6 Best Foods to Eat After Exercising

By its very nature, exercise puts stress on your body. This is actually a good type of stress, though, one that will help your muscles to become stronger. However, it’s important to refuel your body properly after a workout in order to replenish lost nutrients and energy stores. In particular, your body will typically … Read More

Filed Under: Fitness
Written By: Jesse Cannone,