How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

Bra bulge. Muffin top. Love handles. Whatever you call it, that puffy extra layer of fat cushioning your upper and lower back can be maddening. Like belly fat, back fat can be hard for women to lose. But just as doing a gazillion sit ups won’t ...
5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

5 Reasons to Try Resistance Training

Reluctant to try resistance training? Many women think it will make them look too muscular or that their routines are tough enough without it. But strength-building exercises are a smart addition to a healthy fitness plan, and they can be easily inco ...
8 Steps to Successful Sunless Tanning

8 Steps to Successful Sunless Tanning

Now that summer has faded to fall, little may be left of that lovely tan you earned exercising outdoors or spending time poolside when warmer weather was here. Sure, you’re bundling up in sweaters and scarves without much skin exposed””bu ...
Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

It’s a common question for dieters: do I really have to count calories? As a personal trainer who counsels clients on nutrition, I feel that obsessing over numbers isn’t healthy. Knowing how your body feels, on the other hand, is. We̵ ...
My Vitamin Regimen

My Vitamin Regimen

Health has always been important to me, and over the years, I’ve tried many supplements to help keep my body in the best possible shape. I’m always drawn to magazine articles and TV segments about vitamins and love learning about the bene ...
5 Fun Ways to Stay Fit This Fall

5 Fun Ways to Stay Fit This Fall

I love fall weather. Just stepping outside and feeling the cool, crisp air instead of  the humid stickiness of summer instantly energizes me. Now is a great time to switch up your workout routine and take advantage of the nice weather before the chil ...
How to Diet Without Feeling Deprived

How to Diet Without Feeling Deprived

Getting ready for my last competition, I would make my daily trek to the supermarket and head straight for the fish counter once inside. Unfortunately, to get there, I had to pass through the bakery with its aroma of fresh breads and desserts, the ov ...