Teaching a High school Football Team and the importance of Stretching

Good morning everyone!   No, I am not a High school Football coach. Football does not fall in my areas of expertise, far from it. What I do is teach them a weekly Pilates class that focuses on stretching, relaxation, and building core strength. Hooray! These things I know about! The general importance of stretching […]

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How to push past a weight loss plateau

Good morning all!   I got little carried away yesterday with my discussion on the benefits of diet vs. exercise for weight loss, and found myself heading down a different road: What happens when your progress grinds to a frustrating halt? What do we do to spark our metabolism into a calorie-burning mega-machine, without limiting […]

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DIETS, FOODS, NUMBERS PT. III: The 80/20 Rule

The final post in my little diet project, (If you have not followed they are, The 3,500 Theory, Low Carb Diets, and The Paleo Diet) is focused on the 80/20 rule. Following in the ever-present societal trend of constantly discussing weight loss, this post will focus on a topic that I was uneducated on until […]

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Adventure to the Dominican Republic

My excuse for the recent hiatus from my blogging endeavor? Ugh, don’t be so hasty! It was just one Dominican minute! As a little birthday treat, we went on a surprise trip to the DR for a week. Having never been outside of the country since the age of six, I must say it was […]

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Diets, Foods, Numbers Pt. II.V: Paleo

The Caveman Diet Imagine yourself living before the phenomenon (hmm) of modern-day society. You spend a great deal of time napping in the sun, but far more time running away from bobcats and angry hippos. You get hungry from all of this napping and running and additionally spend a great deal of time (wow, these […]

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Diets, Foods, and Numbers Pt. II: Low Carb

The second installment in my fitness-blogging hiatus takes us to a land rich in leafy greens, abundant in lean proteins, cruciferous vegetables, and clear water with a squeeze of lemon. Not a grain or potato in sight. Welcome to the Land of Low Carb :). If you read my last post, you might start to […]

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Reacting Vs. Overreacting

Good morning readers!   We are in the process of booking a trip to the Dominican Republic! Very exciting and a very thoughtful and wonderful birthday surprise from my sweetie. We are fortunate that the recent onslaught of hurricane action skipped over our island (and are so fortunate compared to the poor individuals who were […]

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