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Health is Everything

August 2, 2019

Getting Older Isn’t Supposed to Hurt   It’s generally accepted that health declines as we age. At around 40 or 50, the wheels start coming off the bus as our doctors start prescribing medicine to control cholesterol, to lower our blood pressure or starts mentioning concerns about things like blood sugar and body weight.  We … Continue Reading

The Power of Rest

July 26, 2019

Here at FIT, we are always encouraging clients to set goals to work towards.  In the busy world that we all live in, however, these goals are unfortunately often undermined by “life events” and other time constraints that derail us.  It’s amazing though, that sometimes these life events are just what we need to help … Continue Reading

Exercise? But I am on Vacation!

July 12, 2019

Did you know that vacations are one of five situations that precede a lapse in exercise? According to sport psychologists, boredom, lack of time, laziness, illness, and yes, vacations can preempt exercise adherence. Many people put forth tremendous effort to begin and maintain a regular exercise program only to have their efforts sabotaged by a … Continue Reading

4 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

July 3, 2019

Independence Day is a great day to get together with friends and family and celebrate. It’s also notorious for being a time where we might overindulge with food and drink.  We talk about self-care quite a bit which in essence refers to cultivating joy in your life through social connections, hobbies, downtime . . .or, … Continue Reading

Reflections of a 15 year Breast Cancer Survivor

October 26, 2018

Reflections of a 15-year Breast Cancer Survivor15 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 learned … 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