Author: changeyou

Be Smart about Gluten-Free Foods

Are you going gluten-free?  If so, you are in good company.  Many Americans are reducing the gluten in their diets.  Some are doing this because they have a confirmed diagnosis of Celiac disease, some are gluten sensitive, and others are finding that reducing gluten aids them in weight loss. What is gluten? Gluten is a…

Reality Check: Say No to Summer Weight Gain

So you spent the winter working hard.  You exercised consistently, you were careful to eat more healthy foods and you watched your portion sizes.  Why?  So you would look great at the lake and have plenty of energy to enjoy summer.  You greeted summer with a healthy, toned body. But summer, in spite of all…

Prepare for Success: Back to School Tips

Have you noticed?  The days are getting a little shorter, store aisles are full of school supplies and you may have seen a school bus or two making practice runs in your neighborhood.  All this can only mean one thing:  it’s back to school time! If you are like most people, you are not quite…

Rest and Revitalize for Optimum Health

Vacation season is in full swing.  Whether you are traveling to the mountains or the beach, it’s the time of year when many of us start planning for a much needed break from the daily grind. When you think of getting fit, resting is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.  It is…

Father’s Day Fitness: Formula for Success

I have good news and bad news, Dads. First the bad news:  you can’t do it all. That long to-do list you have staring at you?  Working harder, longer and more frantically will not help you get all your boxes checked.  The reason is because more tasks, more responsibilities, and more activities keep piling on. …