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I've not kept this a secret, I openly talk about it... On June 15, 2007, I had Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. It was a decision required for my health - blindness did not appeal to me, and oh so much more. I also will tell you that there continues to be NOTHING easy living with having this surgery. IT IS A TOOL, like all tools it must be used appropriately. The things I've learned!!!

9 "OK" Late night snacks

As much as I am an advocate for not eating late at night, I am just as human as the rest of you, lol. When I do snack late for whatever reason, these are some of my "ok" choices. But before I get into these awesome healthy snacks, lets look at WHY you may feel the need to snack late. There are plenty of reasons why you may get food cravings at midnight: 1. Dehydration, in my book, is one of the main reasons. 2. Boredom 3. You're genuinely hungry because of an early dinner. 5. You may suffer from low salt or sugar levels. 5.

What is an exercise modification?

Any adjustment you make to a specific exercise that allows you to more safely complete the move, account for physical limitations/pain, or slowly build up to the full version...all while maintaining the goal of the exercise. For example, doing pushups from your knees.

Tips on Preventing Tennis Elbow/Golfers Elbow

Medial Epicondylitis also known as Golfer’s elbow is seen in more high level tennis players than recreational. Golfer’s elbow is hallmarked by pain on the inner side of the elbow, where muscles and tendons that flex the wrist (curling hand towards you). This is usually caused by chronic repetitive stress and strain to the flexor muscles and tendons of the wrist and forearm, usually associated with the wrist snap when serving or hitting with heavy topspin with an extr

“My Wife Ate My Homework?...”

These are the words I heard a few months ago from one of my beloved Trainees…They sort of got out of his mouth (with a big question mark at the end) following my probing if, by any, but by any chance, he had been doing his workout while away from home.

Yoga: Yamas and Niyamas

 If you think of the historical path of yoga kind of like an hourglass, with various threads moving together, and then moving out into diverse variations at the center of the glass is Patanjali's “Yoga Sutras”. It is harder to see that today as the flow of yoga has become very asana focused, and as the philosophical and cultural underpinnings and shared belief systems of practitioners have shifted so much. But those whose practice digs deepest usually reach a place where they uncover the sutras.

Losing Weight for Health..

Are you stuck on a number? Have you tried all the weight loss plans on the planet and still struggle? Being at your ideal weight increases energy, improves sleep, increases self esteem, and most of all makes you feel 100% better. Learn the tried and true motivational habits of healthy people. Give personal training a try, and you will never ever stop training.


When people start to realize they are putting weight around their mid section, the crunches come out. People yanking on their necks and looking like they are having a fit on the gym floor. Bad. Do you know it takes 22,000 crunches to lose a pound of fat around your abs? Who has time for that?

Today's Fitness/Health Tip: YOGA BENEFITS

Have you considered giving yoga a try? Our fitness experts say it's a gentle way to tone, increase flexibility and improve circulation. Yoga can also help you with body awareness, breathing and stress. Check out a class at your local fitness or wellness center. There are several types of yoga. They require various levels of skill and physical conditioning. Speak to the instructor to make sure that the class you pick is right for you.
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