It’s cool in the pool…

After a recent Instagram post I wrote about running, I heard from several people who are injured or “rehabbing” and sidelined from running this summer. Do not despair! Pool running is an excellent non-impact workout, and is easily as challenging as running on pavement— you will not lose your cardiovascular […]

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I’d run a mile for you…

People often ask my advice about running—telling me they “used to love running”, but gave it up after suffering an injury, needing surgery or experiencing a lifestyle change (having a baby, etc) and would like to try again. While fast walking is excellent exercise, adding in some running is a […]

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Rethinking Your Winter Workouts…

While I am a big fan of spending some time outdoors EVERY DAY, exercising outside in the winter months can be tricky. We have all had our hands or feet get wet while skiing or sledding, which can lead to frostbite, or at least a very painful couple hours apres […]

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What is a body in “balance”?

As a nutrition counselor, I am constantly reminding people that what you are putting in your mouth is 80% (some may argue more) of the equation when it comes to your health and weight. Your exercise routine and your genetics make up the rest of the equation–which isn’t very much. […]

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