Fitness

Angelina Jolie

Genetics and Disease: How much can you really control?

If you were told you had an 87% risk for breast cancer, would you undergo a double mastectomy as a preventative measure to eliminate or drastically reduce your risk? Essentially, this is what actress Angelina Jolie did. Just this week, she announced in a New York Times article that she underwent the double mastectomy after […]

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Take Time to Stretch

52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 10 – Take Time to Stretch

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book - 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your […]

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Levo League

The One Thing You Can Do for Better Health, and more…

Last week I had the honor of being the expert for Levo League’s Office Hours. Levo League is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success. Looking back on my career in my 20s, I wish there were more […]

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Stay off the Couch

52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 3 – Stay off the Couch

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book - 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your […]

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5 Reasons to Exercise on Christmas Day (and Tips to Do So!)

The list of reasons to NOT exercise on Christmas Day seems endless. For starters, time is especially tight; between the shopping, the cooking, the driving and family commitments, we are lucky if we can get in enough time to brush our teeth and take a shower. Further, if you are entertaining a house full of […]

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Healthy Holiday

Staying Healthy During the Holidays: Your “GPS” Navigation

The holiday season gives us reason to celebrate and indulge.  And although the holidays, most certainly, should be enjoyed, some of us are great at managing the amount of celebrating we do, and some of us wish we were better.  None of us, however, want to wake up New Year’s Day, 10 pounds heavier, feeling […]

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Mizfit Skirt

Mizfit Workout Skirts are on the Move!

If you don’t know Carla Birnberg, you should. She is highly influential in the personal fitness world; but what I love the most about her is that she advocates individuality. She encourages her readers and followers to embrace their uniqueness, quirkiness, and personal fitness style. And she captures this belief quite succinctly in her site […]

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Weight Training

Weight Training 101

If cardio is your main format of exercise, it might be time to incorporate strength training. Many individuals, especially women, tend to fear weight because they are afraid that they will bulk up. The fact is, it is very hard to do so if you are 1) a woman and 2) eating a regular diet. […]

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The Olympic Games: 7 Winning Traits of Olympic Athletes

This is the first Olympic Games of which I watched in its entirety (well, almost). I’ve been completely captivated by the Olympic athletes, their skill and their determination. I’ve been moved by so much of what I’ve seen, not only by their endless talent, but by their character as well. Many of the Olympic athletes […]

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Chest Stretch

Computer Slouch and How to Overcome It

Ergonomics of computing has come a long way, but it is hard to dispute the toll that it takes on us. Our eyes grow tired. Our heads ache. Our wrists become numb and tingly. And our posture suffers greatly. I know personally, I feel like I’m regressing daily to Neanderthal status with my computer slouch: […]

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