Motivational Moment: Do something fun outside this Spring!

Believe it or not, Spring is almost here and the weather here in New England fluctuates almost daily! In fact, as I write this, we are at the beginning of a blizzard! But, I digress.

If you have been hibernating all Winter, hang in there the warmer weather is coming.  Now is a good time to get physically ready for outdoor activity.

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Nutri-Know: Why it’s hard to lose weight?

I’m asked by friends, family, and clients why they cannot lose weight when it seems easy for others.  The bottom line is that everyone has different body chemistry and different things going on in their lives that affect their health and body composition. 

There are so many factors that can cause weight gain – and by weight gain I mean fat gain.   I’ve talked about “The 5 ASPECTS of Whole Health™” as described by the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH).  In order to achieve Whole Health, each of these 5 aspects needs care. 

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Exercise Spotlight: Kettlebell offset load suitcase and rack lunge walks

My typical trip from the car to the front door:  My backpack is slung over my right shoulder, gym bag on the same side, door key in right hand, holding my computer bag, lunch bag, and water bottle in left hand.  Stepping on front step, I reach the front door to put the key in, reach for the handle and the backpack slides off my shoulder.  The door flies open as I stumble in and drop the gym bag on the dog.  Anyone else try this?

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