Health and Fitness
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Nutrition Resoures for Healthy Kids (and Moms)

There are quite a few of you who are Career Girls who also have the title of “Mama.” Let me take a moment to applaud you.  I don’t know how you do it.  I’m constantly in awe of my clients juggling mega careers...

Push-Ups

Drop and Give Me Twenty! Why Pushups are Good for You.

When I start working with a new client, I notice a look of concern and fear when I first utter the word pushups.  Many times after I mention working on this skill, I hear, “I can’t do pushups.”  I share that this age-ol...

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Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

Staying healthy at work can be tough and countless research studies link sitting for long periods of time to health concerns such as obesity and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, it is always better to use preventative measures, s...


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4 Ways to Commute with Purpose

I recently started a bike gang. Okay, okay, it’s not really a bike gang. I finally moved into my house and got settled, which  meant that my routine could take shape, and now I can bike to work because I live 2 miles awa...

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The Tennis Ball: Your Body’s New Best Friend

How is a tennis ball magic? I was reminded of this little body-saving gem after realizing that weeks and weeks of sitting at my desk had wreaked havoc on my spinal erector muscles (due to my severe scoliosis). I felt tied up, t...

Make a date with exercise today. Trying something new can feel scary, but your body will thank you.

Want to feel good? Exercise. (Right now.)

  I had the pleasure of attending a new group exercise class this week.  As a busy fitness professional, it’s tricky to find time (and energy) to explore new classes outside of the formats I regularly instruct.  Fr...


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3 Amazing Lunches Under 400 Calories

Have you ever entered your workplace kitchen and seen a tool that seemed overly-specialized for a simple work lunch? I’m the reason that work kitchens end up with a cutting board, french press, salad spinner, and so on. Not e...

SMART goals help you succeed in health and fitness

Want Better Health & Fitness? Set SMART Goals.

In my last two posts, I told you all about how to use a vision board to define the true health and fitness outcomes you want to achieve and then revealed that vision boards mean nothing unless you create a concrete action plan ...

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Bon Voyage: Travel Fitness How-To’s

It’s almost officially summertime! For many of us, June marks the start of vacation season and although vacations are fabulous, they often disrupt our day-to-day healthy routines.  Long flights/drives, indulgent food and...


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Take Action: Make Your Healthy Vision a Reality

Vision boards were the topic of my most recent CGN post. Did you make yours yet? Are you more clear than ever about what it is you want to achieve with regards to your health and wellness? If so, that’s great! As any coac...