Blogs about Weight Management

Stop Counting Calories

Keep it simple; do not stress over every tidbit that goes into your mouth. What happens when we worry and stress? Cortisol rises for self preservation. Acutely, that is a good thing; chronically, a raised coritsol level will cause weight gain.Get your hormones under control with the healthy choices most of the time. Did you read that correctly? Make healthy choices most of the time as opposed to all of the time. Now you need to be honest with yourself to be sure you are following a healthy lifestyle.

Research presentation at the 2017 ACSM Annual Meeting

Trying to bring more scientific evidence to the health and fitness industry! Poster presentation at the 2017 ACSM Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. The top researchers in sports medicine and exercise science from around the globe are here!http://www.acsmannualmeeting.org 

7 Steps to Stay on Track During Family and Holiday Functions

1.PLAN AHEAD by setting limits and preparing your mind for portion control and choices 2.EAT BREAKFAST and have a satisfying snack to keep your hunger in check and minimize temptations 3.DRINK WATER to keep you feeling fuller 4.PRACTICE PORTION control and stop eating when you feel full 5.BRING A DISH that is healthy to insure you have something to eat of your choice 6.MOVE AROUND and do not sit at the table to keep you tempted to munch on food.

Top 10 Foods for Optimal Heart and Body Health

1.Salmon-contain omega-3 fatty acids which have an anti-clotting effect to keep your blood flowing. 2. Green #Vegetables- such as Broccoli, Spinach and Kale have a powerful boost in fighting free radicals to help free your body of potentially harmful compounds. They're also high in fiber, vitamins and minerals. 3. #Avocado-is high #antioxidants and potassium. This fruit will provide your #body and #heart with healthy fats that can lower risk of #heartdisease and acts as an #antiinflammatory 4. Flax and #Chia Seeds-high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids 5.

The world tour of my live workshop goes to the USA!

My continuing education course for fitness professionals goes to the USA!http://www.fitproworkshops.com

New accreditation to GRAFTS for Weight Management Exercise Specialist

Proud of being the Education Director of the leading vocational training provider for professional credentials in the fitness industry in Greece with the variety of fully accredited certification courses. The last addition is the Weight Management Exercise Specialist certification that provides an international recognition through the European Register of Exercise Professionals.

Embrace The Silly You

People have a misconception of what exercise is---and it doesn't necessarily happen in a gym or with fancy equipment or with wearing expensive workout clothes. Thank GOODNESS our bodies really aren't very smart. Our bodies don't really know whether we are lifting weights at an expensive gym (while taking selfies) or if we are putting away groceries. It only knows that it is working against force.

Should I Eliminate ALL Carbs?

  I always find it interesting to browse the online forums of health and fitness websites. It gives me an idea of what kind of questions are on people’s minds. Typically on these forums you’ll have someone new to fitness ask a question and the forum members give their feedback. One particular discussion I saw recently peaked my interest.  The question posed to the group was “I’m having trouble meeting my daily carb recommendations.

Best Bariatric Surgery Centers To Get Safe Weight Loss Results

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