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Reflections of a 15 year Breast Cancer Survivor

October 26, 2018

Reflections of a 15-year Breast Cancer Survivor 15 years ago next month I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29.  I was a couple of months out from finishing my first (and only) Ironman and due to be married a few months later.  Over the course of the next 6 months, I … Continue Reading

7 Myths about Hormone Replacement Therapy & BHRT

September 10, 2018

Menopause Doesn’t Have to be Miserable Menopause is something that all women experience but is seldom a topic of discussion over coffee with friends.  And little is offered by the medical profession to help us manage or even flourish during this period of our lives, which can last from our mid-forties to our sixties.  For … Continue Reading

An Intentional Self-Care Plan Impacts Health and Wellbeing

July 16, 2018

Optimizing Health: The Importance of Self-Care.   The All Too Typical Day It’s hard to imagine packing more into your already busy day.  You already have plenty to tackle in the office, from meetings, to project deadlines, to reaching out to clients.  At home, it’s no different, with child care and running a business from … Continue Reading

What Types of Exercise Are Best for Weight Loss?

July 11, 2018

Exercise is a Contributor To Weight Loss, Not a Primary Driver Regular exercise is a critical component of health optimization, however, contrary to what pop culture would have you think, losing fat is not a two-factor equation.  Activity alone accounts for only about 8% of fat loss while shifting your body composition, and still, for … Continue Reading

Lose Weight Without Eating Healthier or Working Out

November 14, 2016

Have you ever wondered how you could lose weight without eating healthier or working out? Have you ever thought about trying to lose weight and decided it wasn’t worth it because of all you would have to give up and how uncomfortable it would be? Well, good news. If you want to lose weight and … Continue Reading

How the trainers eat VOL 7

September 16, 2016

  Hi there. Back at it again on how we eat. Nutrition varies from person to person even though we all, all us trainers that is, have similar goals in mind – boost performance, optimize health. Here are the collective responses to what we normally eat, where we shop, and how we prepare our food. … Continue Reading