Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

7 Postpartum Exercise Tips from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

How to Know When Your Body is Ready

How to Know When Your Body is Ready 40 weeks of pregnancy, childbirth, and what women’s bodies go through during this time is nothing short of phenomenal. I ask many clients to count how many doctor’s visits they had during their pregnancy. Some as many as twenty or more (including visits to nutritionists, the pediatrician […]

6 Postpartum Nutrition Tips from New York City Registered Dietitian

Think Health, Health, Health

Think Health, Health, Health In May, we’re celebrating a month of motherhood, everything from pre-natal and post-partum care, to mindful eating and energizing foods. Yes, that last one is pretty popular.  As Dayna M. Kurtz says, “Millions of mothers are born each year.” Nature shifts its focus, always, to the baby, which makes sense. But […]

New York City Personal Trainer Tackles 6 Exercise Myths That Just Won’t Let Go

Myths Die Hard!

Myths Die Hard! Everybody’s an expert. We all have Google, right? Simply googling ‘best exercises for abs’ gives over 21,000,000 results. It’s safe to bet not all of them are reputable.  We all love our mythology, and letting go of ideas that have seemingly been etched in our brains is hard to do. Alas, in […]

New York City Registered Personal Trainer Debunks Exercise and Pregnancy Myths

Taking on Exercise and Nutrition Myths in a Month of April Fools

Taking on Exercise and Nutrition Myths in a Month of April Fools“All aerobic exercise is out.” “Stretching is dangerous.” “If you don’t usually exercise, don’t start while you’re pregnant.” “The only real reason to exercise while pregnant is to help lose baby weight.” Basically, for the next 40 weeks, you’re a petri dish and should […]

New York City Dietitian Discusses Whether an Egg is all It’s Cracked Up to Be

A Big Bang of Nutrition in a Tiny Package?

A Big Bang of Nutrition in a Tiny Package?Yes. I’m sure you groaned. As this topic lends itself to an eggstraordinary amount of cliché! That said, all yolking aside … okay. I’m done. For real. The nutritional wallop we get in a small egg is nothing to cluck at. I can’t stop myself! This week, […]

Turn Back the Clock on Aging with These Tips from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

Elusive Fountain of Youth Found!

Elusive Fountain of Youth Found!  Young is the new black. With technology and implants and Botox and more, who needs to grow old? We’ve got a multi-billion dollar anti-aging industry that is trying to convince us “aging with grace” is a thing of the past. And they’re doing a pretty great job of it. But […]

Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer with Diet and Exercise

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Get Informed, Stay Healthy!

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Get Informed, Stay Healthy! Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, and the second leading cause of death from cancer. But it’s something we don’t hear a lot about. March was designated Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in order to educate, bring awareness, and […]

New York City Nutritionist Celebrates International Women’s Day and #PressforProgress

Love Your Body and Be Healthy at Every Size

Love Your Body and Be Healthy at Every SizeMarch 8 is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate and recognize the achievements of women around the world. And as much as we might feel it’s a two-step forward, one-step back shimmy, collectively we can all work to bridge the gender parity gap which, the UN […]