Many people skip breakfast because they claim they do not have time in the morning to make a healthy breakfast. Here is a quick and easy egg dish you can make the night before and have breakfast for several days. Want to have a breakfast you can take on the go? Skip the toast, spray […]
Sleep deprivation can be dangerous and detrimental to your health. For a better night’s sleep tonight check out these helpful tips from CNN: Keep your room cool, eliminate bright lights (including cell phones and computers!) from your bedroom, and most importantly establish a bedtime routine so that your body is ready to sleep. To learn more […]
Ken and I had a great time at the Functional Aging Institute Summit in Florida. We learned a lot from many fitness professionals including Bedros Keuilian and Dr. Dan Ritchie and Dr. Cody Sipe. Clients: get ready for some new material 🙂 Also, you may recognize these names, as Dr. Ritchie co-wrote our book […]
Here’s a great series of sleep tips from Johns Hopkins Medicine. Take a look at these three easy, relaxing yoga poses. #fitnessgeneration http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/…/sleep-better/yoga-for-sleep
Here’s a fascinating article from The New York Times about salt and weight loss. Conventional wisdom tells us that if we eat a lot of salt, we become thirsty and drink more fluids in order to excrete the excess salt and reach homeostasis. However studies involving Russian cosmonauts have showed that a high salt diet caused the […]
Here’s a great article from The Wall Street Journal about the power of mantras. Repeating a mantra repeatedly produces powerful physiological changes. Studies have shown that mantras reduce stress levels and enhance endurance. Take a look here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/one-habit-to-make-you-happier-today-1494259324?mod=e2fb What are some of your favorite mantras?
Many of our clients have asked about the idea of fasting as a way to create a caloric deficit. Fasting can help some people maintain a healthy weight, however it’s not magic. Take a look at this article from NPR that details the effectiveness of fasting as well as the difficulty many study participants had adhering to […]
We had a great time warming up and stretching the runners of the Peter McGee Hoffman 5K in Silver Spring this past Saturday. This 5K raises awareness about Oral Cancer and offers free screenings to participants. It also raises tens of thousands of dollars. If you’d like to donate or learn more, click here: https://donate.oralcancer.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.donate […]
Here’s a really interesting info-graphic from Lifehacker about cooking different methods in order to create delicious vegetables. Take a look here: http://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-prepare-vegetables-that-youd-actually-want-to-ea-1793684598 What’s your favorite combination?
Feeling stressed? Gaining weight? Studies have shown that higher levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, correlate directly to higher body mass index and waist circumference. Take a look at this article from The New York Times here: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/03/01/well/eat/stress-can-make-the-pounds-accumulate.html?rref=collection/sectioncollection/well