What Is Your Body Mass Index?

By Jude Buglewicz It’s no secret that the U.S. is one of the fattest nations in the world: 66.3 percent of Americans over 20 years old are overweight or obese (about 140 million); 32 percent are obese (67 million); and almost 5 percent (9 million) are morbidly obese. Among adolescents 12 to 19 years old, […]

6 Ways to Find the Time to Work Out

By Monica Ciociola The perceived lack of time is one of the main reasons people give for not exercising regularly. Even those of you who have discovered the wonders of in-home fitness still find it difficult to juggle work, family, and fitness. We hear you asking for help, so here are six smart ways to […]

Power of Goal Setting

Over the last 25 years of being involved in fitness, I have discovered many things about myself. Some of them good, and others,well, not so good. One of these has been the need to have a goal to reach. I have found without a specific goal, I tend to go through the motions and not […]

5 Steps to Selecting your Fitness Program

There are so many fitness experts and fitness programs out there to choose from, but how do you decide what’s right for you?  Here are 5 steps to help you come to a decision. 1. What is your fitness level? ♦ Consult your doctor before beginning a fitness program. ♦ Do a fitness test.  If […]

Well Fueled

Variety was the way to describe my food today. Egg white omelet with a small amount of cheese  with toast with salsa. Lunch was a Whey protein shake and chicken salad and raw carrots. Dinner was Turkey burgers, stir fry veggies and a small amount of rice pasta. Had one more whey shake. When I […]

Experimenting with my Diet

Keep in mind that I am not following any particular menu. I am experimenting with the effects the food I eat have on me. Because I have been in the fitness world for over 25 years, I now enjoy playing around with different variations in diet. Recently I had done a very low carb, high protein combination, and […]