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All the White Moves

All the White Moves

These days, I don’t play games when it comes to sun exposure. I won’t leave home without my big, floppy hat and absurdly oversized sunglasses, not to mention practically bathing in broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen.  Living in South Florida, I worry a ...
5 Teas to Sip and 5 to Skip During Pregnancy

5 Teas to Sip and 5 to Skip During Pregnancy

Tea for two? If you’re pregnant, every sip you take might have an impact on your growing baby, so you’re never drinking alone. Because many teas are brewed from herbal leaves that also can be used for medicinal effects, you do need to thi ...
The ABCs of Better Zzzzzzs

The ABCs of Better Zzzzzzs

Are you a terrible sleeper? Do you stay up late working, or worse yet, worrying? Sleep isn’t just a good habit. It’s important for your overall health. Now, don’t come back at me with any of that mess about how you’re fine on ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...
Pre-Workout Nutrition: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Pre-Workout Nutrition: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Fitness and nutrition enthusiasts will tell you that the most important meal of the day is not breakfast, but the post-workout meal. In a very general way, I am in agreement. The body is absolutely primed for recovery and absorption of nutrients foll ...
Training & Still Gaining? Give Yourself a Break

Training & Still Gaining? Give Yourself a Break

You’re an athlete. You train hard and train often. Some days, you even work out twice. How could you possibly be gaining weight — and not the kind you want? When you’re not gaining muscle mass, something has to give…and that&# ...