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8 Tips to Train Clients with Kindness and Get Results from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

Last week I discussed how kindness should be an essential part of any fitness and nutrition program. Though the old school of personal trainers and dietitians are more akin to Terrence Fletcher in Whiplash than Danny O’Shea in Little Giants, kindness doesn’t mean not doing our job. We must be able to help clients reach goals and get results.   So, how […]

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How Kindness Should be an Integral Part of Training and Nutrition from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

I know. It doesn’t feel like it. With a landslide of anger and negativity (yes, it’s an election year and we’ve ONLY just begun); with TV shows that make millions from the ugliest sides of humanity feeding off envy, vanity, competitiveness, and ire; there’s this overwhelming feeling of discontent … everywhere. Enter social media. A […]


Tips to Effective, and Safe, Weight Training from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

I’ve discussed mindfulness a lot over the last couple of years. Being aware of what’s on our plate, who we’re sharing a meal with, how we’re progressing our fitness programs, and how to cut through the noise of every day to find spaces to simply be. Mindfulness, too, is essential for safe weight training, and […]

Body Fat Basics from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

It’s the New Year, and we’re two weeks into resolution territory. Many people have declared war on their pantries and, sadly, their bodies. As much as I love the idea of making healthier food and lifestyle choices, I hate the extremism of the language and messaging of a billion-dollar diet industry that perpetuates the message […]


A Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer Christmas Wishlist

Christmas is two days away! And if you’re anything like many people I know, you’ve got a list of things to do and limited time and money to do them. Don’t panic! Really. Don’t panic. Here’s my official NYC registered dietitian and personal trainer guide to last-minute holiday shopping.  Give time. Hiking, ice skating, going […]

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4 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong During the Holidays

It’s the most “germiful” time of the year. It always seems somebody is sick during the holidays. And, it’s no wonder. Poor nutrition, lack of sleep, and stress – be it about time, finances, family – the holidays are a magnet for germs. And with all of the aforementioned problems, our immune systems take a […]

6 Tips to Eat Your Way Through the Holidays Guilt-Free from NYC Registered Dietitian

They’re here! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and then it’s a steep slide into Hanukah, Christmas, New Year, and all the days that happen in-between: office holiday parties, end-of-the-year encounters, cookie swaps, neighborhood caroling and more. And most people’s holiday family recipes don’t include raw carrots and hummus dip. Here are some easy-to-follow holiday eating tips. 1. […]


How Gratitude Can Improve Your Exercise and Eating Habits from New York Dietitian

It’s November. Gratitude is trending. Which can feel like the kale craze without the bitter aftertaste. It can also feel a bit … forced. I’m not being cynical. But I think it’s important to be real. Some days are simply … hard. And searching for that silver-lining is maddening. Also, some days, it’s just fine […]