Setting Fitness Goals

Setting Fitness Goals – Part 1

Without ever setting fitness goals, I had been working out for over a year and thought it was going well. I felt like I was getting stronger. I didn’t seem quite as winded during my workouts. Playing sports with friends was going a bit better. And yet there was something missing in all of this. It took me a rather long time to figure it out because, as great as I thought everything was going, in reality, I was clueless.

Employee Wellness

Employee Wellness: What Can Be Done?

Employee wellness is becoming a topic of focus as headlines and our insurance premiums are making it painfully obvious: healthcare costs are increasing, in part to our increasing waistlines. And while employee wellness is a difficult and delicate issue to handle, it should not be ignored.

Prevent Diabetes

Prevent Diabetes in 5 Steps

The idea that one can prevent diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., seems foreign to some people. But as a clinical dietician I can say with certainty that it’s true. And here are the 5 best ways to prevent diabetes from taking hold in your life or the life of a loved one.

Healthy weight… what should it be for me?

What people ask, “How much should I weigh?” what they really need to know is their “healthy weight” range. But there’s more to being healthy than merely your weight. Let’s take a look at 3 popular metrics to help determine if your healthy weight range is really indeed healthy: BMI, waist circumference, and body fat percentage.

Fitness at 40…

All my life I’ve been told to wait until ______________, then I’d understand. Boy were they wrong!

Don’t listen to the masses. I’m sure glad I didn’t.