Browsing: Health

10 Healthy Aphrodisiacs

I’m one of those people who prefer staying in when it comes to V-Day.  I don’t like set menus, I don’t like making reservations, and I don’t like overly busy restaurants—I like that quiet one-on-one time


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Taste-Test Tabata

Tabata: a short but super-intense workout.  Yes, it’s true…you don’t have to exercise hours at a time to get maximum results. Before starting my personal training sessions, I’d leisurely roll to the gym once in a


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VIDEO: Hot Dog Fads & Fashion

Do you have the hottest dog in town?  Check out these canine must-haves for 2013, as seen on my SheKnows.com Daily Dish segment.    A big thanks to Oh My Dog! Boutique, A Dog’s Life Photography, and


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Combat Christmas Weight Gain

By now, if you’re anything like me, you’ve likely started the holiday weight gain process.  It’s really tough to deny all those sweets in the workplace and all those sugar-infused holiday gifts like Lindor Truffles…OMG, the


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Personal Training, According to Dave

Partnering with David Ashley/Fitness By Design has been a match made in heaven.  Dave provides me with fresh, informative health-related expertise, as I document my experience getting in shape under his leadership and guidance.  In addition,


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Your Thanksgiving Calorie Counter

According to University of Texas researchers, the average number of calories a person consumes on Thanksgiving is 3,000.  This number often reaches upwards of 6,000 when you consider the all day snack-factor. Let’s put that in


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Body Fat Percentage VS. BMI

Within minutes of first meeting my personal trainer David Ashley, he weighed me, took my measurements, and analyzed my body fat percentage.  All that, by the way, is information my husband doesn’t even know…LOL! Like most


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15 Things Happy People Do Different

I found this fabulous article on PurposeFairy.com—the difference between happy people and unhappy people.  My mom once told me happiness is a choice…a motherly phrase I’ll never forget.  However, there has to be some sort of


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Halloween: Eat This, Not That

Really, I’m not a big candy person.  With that being said, if there just so happens to be Reese’s hanging around, they’ll likely end up in my stomach.  I don’t know…there’s just something about peanut butter


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The Breast Cancer-Fighting Diet

My trainer Dave says his mother is a fighter. His mom was first diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer, underwent surgery to remove the tumor, then had rounds of chemo, resulting in hair loss, weight loss,


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