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An Essential, Often Forgotten, Component of an Effective Training Program from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Team Sky is one of the top cycling teams in the world. Its tour bus has been nicknamed The Death Star. While its daunting appearance – black and large-enough to be seen from outer space – and the relentless way the cyclists from Team Sky attack a race lend to the nickname, the bus is […]

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Gut Feelings, Gut Health from New York Registered Dietitian

100 trillion. That’s about how many bacteria live in our guts. These trillions of bacteria create their own eco-system called a microbiome. This microbiome has a macro-effect on our health. Executive editor of Harvard Women’s Health Watch, Kelly Bilodeau, writes, “Researchers are beginning to link these tiny creatures to all sorts of health conditions from […]

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Make Smart Summer Food Choices for Healthy Kids from NYC Registered Dietitian

It’s summer. It’s hot! Your dragging!! You don’t want to cook and often the solution is takeout dinner. And somehow, over the years, take out for kids = packaged, fried, high-calorie, high-fat, high-sodium food to mask a lack of flavor. Add this to the fact that many kids now live a more sedentary lifestyle, and […]

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3 Tips to Exercise and Work Smart in Summer from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

We’re smack in the middle of July and it’s hot. Hot, hot, hot. With the temperatures rising, we have to take extra care while we exercise, work, and play. When we work out, work outside, or even up our activity level when it’s hot, our bodies’ core temperature rises. To lower the heat, we sweat. […]

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4 Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Food and Get Rid of the Cheat Day Mentality

I often ask my clients if they have “cheat days” with their partners or spouses. Or, do they have “cheat days” at school. Do my professional clients have “cheat days” at work, dipping into those enticing funds? Do the athletes I train have “cheat days” on the basketball court? They look at me like what […]

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6 Eating and Exercise Tips for a Healthy Prostate from New York Registered Dietitian

  According to the CDC, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States and one of the leading causes of cancer death among men. In fact, out of every 100 men, 12 – 13 will get prostate cancer in their lifetime, and 2 or 3 will die. Though all […]

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6 Tips to Keep the Men in Your Life Healthy From New York Registered Nutritionist and Personal Trainer

Last week, we talked about our favorite dads. This week, I want to continue discussing men’s health. June is Men’s Health Month, a month to help all of us understand the health challenges men face and how, through education and lifestyle changes, we can bring those fatality numbers down. Though more males are born than […]

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Healthy Ways to Celebrate Dads from NYC Registered Nutritionist and Personal Trainer

Tie cards, coasters, and hand-printed t-shirts are favorite gift choices for Father’s Day. It’s hard to find the just right gift to bottle up the love we feel in our hearts! According to a study from The Guardian, 90% of men don’t wear ties to work (though those cards are cute), and according to the […]