Category Archives: Exercise

Working Out After an Illness or Injury

Today’s post is more for me than for you. Sorry about that. But after 3 weeks (THREE WEEKS!!) of flu cold ick, I’m in need of some physician heal thyself style advice. And not kick in the ass get going … Continue reading

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Cardio Makes Me Hungry

Are you starving the minute you step of the treadmill? Are the Golden Arches beckoning whenever you leave the gym? What’s up with the cardio makes me hungry phenomenon anyway, and what can you do about it (other than cutting … Continue reading

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Get Off the Couch Workout

I’ve been a victim of couch-suck the last few days. Couch-suck is the number one killer of any workout plan. I know it’s the number one killer of mine. You see, I’m a sucker for sitcoms. Right now the devils … Continue reading

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Feel Sexy Now – No Matter How Much You Weigh

One of the first questions I ask women who come to me for weight loss advice is why they want to lose the weight. I get the usual responses – “I want to be healthier,” “I want to be able … Continue reading

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How to Bring More Joy to Your Daily Workout

I went for a run today. A totally joyful and spontaneous dash through the streets of my neighborhood. The sun was shining. The air was brisk. Dogs were barking. And what started out as a you-really-should-do-this walk to get away … Continue reading

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How to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

You’ve been working out hard, eating healthy, and generally kicking butt on your weight loss plan. So why have you stopped losing inches and/or toning that tush? Welcome the the totally normal and somewhat frustrating weight loss plateau. We’ve been … Continue reading

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When You Only Have Time for a 10 Minute Workout

It seems like I’ve been living at my desk these last couple of weeks. And all of this sitting is taking a toll – on my body, yeah, but on my brain, too. I’ve caught myself twice in as many … Continue reading

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How to Build a Habit

Sometimes life just gets crazy. Too many things to do. Too much to take care of. So what do you do when you’re just too busy to exercise right now? Especially when you’ve made (or renewed) a commitment to regular … Continue reading

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Rest and Recovery: Two Keys to a Successful Workout

A girl in my aikido class was talking about her new running workout the other day. Like most newbie exercisers she was super excited about her new training. She was also super ignorant about the two keys to any workout … Continue reading

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The Hate to Exercise Solution

I was doing a Free Screening with a weight loss client the other day when she announced – half joking, half begging, “I  will do anything you say, but please don’t make me exercise. I hate to exercise.” How many … Continue reading

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