April 2, 2018

Did you know that running is one of the best forms of aerobic exercise you can do, especially when it comes to living longer? You might think I am biased since anyone who knows me, knows I spend more than an hour logging miles most of the days of the week, covering anywhere from 45-70 miles. That may sound absolutely "nutty" to some folks, but the sport truly has a way of de-stressing me and keeping me youthful and energetic. But even if you do think I am biased (and nutty :-) ), the facts are out there that support running as the top...

March 16, 2016

 

Running or jogging just may be the best-kept health secret today! It releases stress, reduces anxiety, helps clear your mind, increases blood flow, improves your energy, helps with weight loss, enhances your mood, and – along with a healthy plant based diet  -- can reduce or eliminate a host of symptoms, such as high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, and more! And springtime is the ideal time to put on your sneakers and go for a run!

 

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports recommends 30 minutes of walking...

March 11, 2016

Well...ARE YOU READY for SPRING?

 

You CAN look and feel better, have more energy, lose weight, and reduce or eliminate your food-related symptoms. Please click here to learn more about my online coaching programs or better yet, make an appointment for one of my upcoming Spring workshops, beginning April 8th at Community Park in Princeton at 9am. I will share important health tips and after the presentation, we will spend a few minutes walking or jogging and then enjoy a healthy picninc snack or lunch. Cost per Spring workshop: $15. To...

July 22, 2015

hearing! Yes, according to a study mentioned in Prevention Magazine's May 2014 issue, exercising your legs may actually boost your hearing. The recent study concluded that walking just two hours a week helped preserve people's auditory function. Researchers believe that it may be the increased blood flow to the inner portion of the ear, known as the cochlea. So, if you are worried about losing your hearing as you age, pop on your running sneaks and get moving!

March 16, 2015

 

As a nutritarian (90 per cent plant based eater), I am always looking for ways to include more protein into my diet, especially since I am an avid runner logging sometimes more than 45-50 miles a week. To get enough, I add wild salmon, or, once in a while, I break open an egg or two. And that's okay, according to a study published in January's issue of the American Heart Journal. One egg packs 6 grams of protein and provides vitamin B-12, which is great news for plant based eaters like myself. Vegetarains and vegans don't always get...

February 3, 2015

 

As a holistic nutrition devotee and avid runner who logs 45-50 miles a week, you can imagine how upset I was to read another article warning of the health risks of running. This recent piece in the Los Angeles Times can be found here: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-running-health-20150202-story.html. 

 

Based on their findings, the researchers of a small Danish study published in the Journal of The American College of Cardiology claimed that strenuous joggers had similar mortality rates as sedentary nonjoggers. The...

January 23, 2015

For the exercise enthusiasts out there who experience exercise induced asthma, there is hope! According to Dr. Harri Hemila, the author of a study in BMJ Open, if you typically feel your airways tighten during your long runs or spinning classes, taking a 1,000-milligram vitamin C supplement an hour to two before working out, can help ease the tightening and keep airways relaxed and open. Always seek the advice of your personal physician if symptoms persist or before beginning any new exercise routine("Women's Health", December 2013).

 

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January 15, 2015

It’s National Health Coach~Wellness Week! In support of this week, I am giving another shout out to some of my favorite coaches and fitness motivators out there in the Facebook community! You do not need to be a health coach to help inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle. Today’s post goes to two individuals who are passionate about life and sharing their health journey while motivating others! Go check them out! There will be more shout outs by the end of the week, so be sure to check back!

 

The first shout out today goes to Jamal...

January 11, 2015

It’s National Health Coach~Wellness Week!

In support of this week, I am giving a shout out to some of my favorite coaches out there in the Facebook community! Today’s post goes to my favorite running pages! Go check them out! There will be more shout outs this week so be sure to check back!

 

The first picture is of Coach Mike Scott! He is a certified running coach from Indiana. He is currently coaching me and my daughter to run our personal bests this Spring! He has been an inspiration to so many through his own personal weight loss jou...

January 1, 2015

As a follow up to yesterday's article, New Beginnings Equal New Opportunities, I am posting my results of today's first run of the year. My two words for the year are Commitment and Accountability. SO, as promised, here are my results! 

 

Hope you had a wonderful start to the new year, Bee Fitters! Please share your fitness results in the comment section! Remember, food ( NOT just what's on a plate) determines how we feel and heal! 

 

 

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