This One’s For the Ladies


Doing the same workout routine over and over again gets boring, so I'm always branching out and trying new ways to buff my bod. On a recent work assignment I was introduced to Sheila Kelley's S-Factor. Intrigued by the dimly lit studio and her bevy … [Continue reading]

Guiltless Gourmet


Cooking healthy, gourmet meals can be a challenge. Most recipes call for rich ingredients loaded with great taste but bad fat. Coming to the rescue is Maison Le Grand.Created by a French-Canadian foodie, these amazing pestos, tapenades, and sauces … [Continue reading]

Avoiding Thanks-Gaining


Navigating your way through the Thanksgiving spread can be a nightmare.According to the American Council of Exercise the average Thanksgiving meal contains about 3,000 calories and 229 grams of fat! And unfortunately because most meals are homemade, … [Continue reading]

Surprising Factors Influencing Your Fitness


All workouts are not created equal. From the weather to your well-being, there are many factors besides the actual choice of cardio that effect the efficiency of your workout. Sights, smells, and sounds can all play a part in your willingness and … [Continue reading]

A Fabulous Fall Feast


I have never been a big fan of meatloaf but after discovering this recipie and customizing it into a calorie friendly feast, I am now a fanatic.Cran-Apple Turkey Meatloaf (It's like Thanksgiving in Your Mouth)-1 lb 99% Fat-Free Jennie O'Ground Turkey … [Continue reading]

It Comes Down to Diet


A new article in the New York Times proves what I have long believed: that dieting is much more important to weight loss than exercise.Many people know the cardinal rule that losing weight essentially comes down to "calories in vs. calories out."I … [Continue reading]

Beat the Bulge In Time to Bare


The pressure is on. Halloween is 24 hours away and despite your monthly mantra that you will lose five pounds by ____, the weight hasn't come off and you have a very tight Tinkerbell costume to fit into by tomorrow. Unfortunately weight loss isn't … [Continue reading]

Giving Sandwiches A Bad Wrap


I went to Body Factory recently to grab a quick bite and saw that they offer "low-carb" wraps. However, once I picked up the pre-made wrap from the cooler and checked the nutritional info on the back, I was amazed to see that the "stats" (cals/carbs) … [Continue reading]



Unfortunately I will be out of the country for two weeks but standby for an amazing two part interview with the fabulous Cristina Peerenboom, creator of "The Brink Effect." She will reveal the most efficient way to burn calories and fat when you run … [Continue reading]

Good Girl Pizza With a Bad Girl Taste


Everyone loves pizza but as most savvy dieters know, eating pizza will give you a paunch! But thanks to my friend Cristina Peerenboom, creator of the Hollywood fitness plan "The Brink Effect," you can now add this healthy version of the high cal … [Continue reading]