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November 2013

It happened again. You get on the scale after the holiday festivities and to your utter disbelief you’ve gained much more than just some down-time. The last thing you need to do is give yourself a guilt-trip. Reserve the effect that the holiday fun has had on your body by just making a few easy adjustments.


While having a slice of pumpkin pie or a scoop of buttery mashed potatoes won’t ruin your weight management or health efforts, you don’t want to finish any meal feeling so full that you’re lethargic, or even sick. Here are 5 tips you can follow to make sure you end your Thanksgiving (and other holiday meals) satisfied and not stuffed.



Perhaps the most anticipated meal of the year, Thanksgiving dinner (or dinners for some of us!) can often leave you feeling bloated and more stuffed than the turkey itself. Here are some of our favorite recipe suggestions and tips to make sure you leave the table feeling thankful that you don’t have to unbutton anything.



If you are having a problem with smelly workout clothes, the first thing you have to do is give yourself a pat on the back. This means that you are actually working out enough to have your clothes reach that dreaded stench. Either that or you forgot to empty your gym bags, oops! We’ve all been there. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks you can follow to get the smell out of your workout clothes.



It’s that time of year again: The days are getting shorter, evenings cooler and leaves are changing to a beautiful array of red, yellow and orange. In other words, it’s fall! Something else happens as well during this season—we eat more. Our appetites change when the weather gets cooler, as research shows people tend to increase their calorie intake in the fall and winter. Here’s a list of favorite fall foods that taste great this time of year.


Garcinia cambogia (GC) has been used in weight loss supplements for some time but its recent rise to fame is probably due in large part to its shout-out on a popular health show. Since then, we’ve been asked about whether these supplements can help you lose weight by many clients, friends, and family. Here’s our take based on the research and what other experts are saying.


Running in the wind isn’t fun for everyone and, unfortunately, it’s not something that you can control. The only way to master this force of nature is to adjust your mindset and plan ahead. Let’s take a look at some of the best tips for running in the wind.