Sleep Your Way to Belly Fat Loss?

[Sleeping baby. Awww.] Sleep your way to fat loss? A small (239 subjects) but long (6 years) study showed that increasing sleep from 6 hours or less to 7 hours or more reduced belly fat gain by about 26%. [Read closely: That does NOT say you will lose 26% of your...
Why Our Gym Specializes in Helping Women Only

Why Our Gym Specializes in Helping Women Only

(Okay, the whole truth is that we choose to market to women only. Husbands, sons, and whatevers are welcome – as Pete, Nolan, Angelo, Al, Bill, Gary, Rick, et al can tell you.) Women have been misled. Misled by other women. (Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, way...

How to Find Time to Exercise

I’m a lot like you … My spouse works a ton of hours, so I get to do the daytime errands. In a typical week, I drive my girls to 11 dance classes in addition to high school and middle school pick up, saxophone lessons, dentist/orthodontist/physician/vet...
It’s Only Your Life …

It’s Only Your Life …

Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret…it’s not hard to get and stay fit. It’s not about hard work and deprivation. It’s all about boundaries. Let me explain… When you were a child your parents set boundaries around you. They were the authority on what was...
Still Have These 5 Bad Habits?

Still Have These 5 Bad Habits?

You’re reading this fine blog post, so clearly you’re healthier – and smarter – than regular people. You exercise regularly. You watch what you eat. You keep up-to-date on the latest health issues. You don’t binge on sugar. And you never – ever...