Blogs about Health

What's More Important: Exercise or Nutrition?

  I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this).  Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!

Amazing You!

Let's take a moment to breathe. I'm not kidding. Literally take in three nice, deep breaths and match the amount of time you took to inhale to your exhales. Now pause.What do you notice? Do you feel more relaxed? Do you feel calmer? Really hone in on you right now for a few moments. ..................................

Just Do It!

OK....so, I posted a video to my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/dmofitness) this morning with the caption, "You don't have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great".  I went on to say that "The hardest part of anything is to get started....just do it!  You will be glad you did".  AND....I tell people all the time that I completely understand how hard it is to start a health/fitness program....that starting is the most difficult part of it. 

Understanding the Master’s Hammer and Chisel Portion Nutrition

One of the most frequent questions when people start a new nutrition program is how to handle portion control.

What Makes Us Great?

Have you ever wondered, what makes us do what we do? Is it the body chemistry? Is it a result of our surroundings? Is it all just hard work and mental toughness? What is it? Why do some people just seem to have it? Maybe it’s in the books one reads, or the ability to maximize the potential that we all have in us. We are all destined to be great in our own areas. I decided to share examples as part of the proof in greatness and how it is achieved. 

Resolutions that Can Change Your New Year!

Each year many of us set resolutions for the new year and don’t see much change.

Understanding and Overcoming Low T

Jason Ferruggia is of the most knowledgeable and respected fitness guru's in the industry. Feel free to check out his website listed below, followed by my post addressing the common concern of hormone imbalances and proper remedies. Jasonferruggia.com -POST BY TYLER RICE- As Jay noted, sleep is crucial for recovery, both mentally and physically. Personally, I have seen great results from supplementing with Isatest: improved sleep, quicker recover, increased stamina and additional strength gains.

Your Worth It. So am I.

A mother and fitness professional often have two very similar characteristics, selfless and challenging. No matter where you start, how prepared you think you are or how much knowledge you attain, occasionally we come to a stop or a loss as to what we do next. It may not be true of many, but I can speak from experience.  

How to Avoid Getting Sick During the Holidays

Holiday season is indeed one of the busiest times of the year. You go Christmas shopping, planning and attending parties, decorating your house to feel the holiday vibe, going out on holiday trips with friends and families, dinners left and right and it’s just too awful to get yourself sick. 

How Alcohol Will Hurt Your Fitness Efforts

At the end of a long day, pretty much everyone enjoys kicking back and unwinding with a drink or two. Generally speaking, light to moderate drinking isn’t going to have too much of an impact on your overall health, so for many people it’s not a big deal. But for anyone with serious weight loss or muscle gaining goals, those few drinks can be disastrous to their progress. Packing on the Pounds