Who should you follow for fitness info?

I admit it – I could read fitness-related blogs and articles all day. I’m kind of obsessed. This is a short list of my favorite fitness experts to follow on social media. There are plenty of other blogs and websites and Twitter feeds that I follow,  but the folks below are the ones who I … Continue reading

The real problem with BMI

We all know how unreliable the Body Mass Index (BMI) is for determining whether an individual is a healthy weight. Height and weight tell you nothing about body composition, so BMI calculations are essentially useless. The thing is, people distort the meaninglessness of BMI both ways. Professional athletes with tons of muscle and 10% body … Continue reading

Who wants to hire an out-of-shape trainer?

I’m not a personal trainer yet. But when I decided to become a trainer and nutrition coach, I understood that it was a major commitment. Not just because of the training up front and the ongoing education and all the other changes it would in my life. But because it means my own fitness and … Continue reading

The one true perfect diet

The one true perfect diet

The one true miracle diet, the one that’s guaranteed to have you lean, fit, and healthy for your whole life is: …sorry, it’s not not that easy. The truth is, there’s one common denominator in every diet you try, whether it’s Paleo, Atkins, all juice, high carb, high fat, extreme low calorie, or whatever. Pick … Continue reading

Simple, healthy Chipotle Chicken Salad recipe

Chicken salad gets a bad rap as a fatty, mayo-based mess. But with one simple substitution it is actually a quick-to-make staple in a healthy diet. And the magic ingredient is: Greek yogurt. Ingredients: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked (season lightly and bake for 30-35 min. at 350) 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1 … Continue reading