Is your current level of fitness holding you back from wild success?
Who are the real leaders in your industry? Who is creating tremendous value? If you were to take a closer look at their lives, you’d probably find that they are supported and nourished—in all areas of their lives. As a fitness strategy expert, I help speakers and entrepreneurs get lean and energized for their big platform. These leaders share a common bond: demanding schedules that include travel, work and family commitments—sound familiar? Read more
By learning to manage your stress, you can better manage your weight.
As women, most of us are good about taking care of our outside appearance. But to stay mentally and physically healthy, it is important to spend as much effort on the inside as we do the outside. Stress, if we allow it, can lead to mindless or emotional eating. Managing your stress can significantly assist you in reaching your weight goals. In today’s world, stress is at an all-time high, so managing that stress to maintain our health must become a priority. Read more
“What you think about you bring about.” This adage is true for any goal—especially weight loss. If you believe weight loss is hard, you probably support this self-fulfilling prophecy with negative thinking, self-criticism and rationalizing bad choices. Making simple mental changes will positively impact weight loss by naturally boosting your motivation for healthy choices and improving your mood. Read more
Achieve more in business by investing in your fitness.
Your 2010 big-dream goals require you to get your grit on! And if you’re going to serve at your highest level, you need to be in the best shape possible to deliver those outstanding products and-or services. Read more
Hydrate for Health!
Our bodies are made up of more than 60 percent water. Water therefore should be our beverage of choice. We have evolved to drinking our calories in the form of gourmet coffees, sports drinks, juices, smoothies, alcohol, soft drinks and shakes. But water is the most important and critical nutrient in your body and is key to burning fat. Read more
By now, you should be able to recognize some of the pitfalls of overdoing serving sizes and consuming low-quality foods. Food manufacturers and stores want you to purchase the foods that are the easiest and cheapest to produce, that are available in the greatest abundance, that have addictive properties, and that are the least perishable—basically, most of the foods you can find on the middle aisles of the supermarket. Some salad dressings don’t expire for five years. Is that something you want to put in your body? Read on to learn more about the foods to choose and avoid. Read more
Live-it, Don’t Die-it!
Managing portions and understanding true serving sizes can help you live-it, rather than die-it.
As a nation we have super-sized everything to the point where car manufacturers are making seats and cup holders larger to accommodate our growing bodies and beverages. If you are overweight, you can stop gaining weight first by understanding and cutting down the portions of your foods. Read more
Grocery Shopping for a Lean Body
The first installment of our Summer Rapid Body Makeover focused on habits—bad habits that need to be broken and good habits that will help you live leaner and healthier. This week, Kelli Calabrese clears up some of the confusion about food labels so you can avoid the hype and shop smarter.
Do you walk around the grocery store, scratching your head about which salad dressing is best, wondering if you should choose butter or margarine, or which of the hundreds of yogurt choices are the right option for your body? If so, you are not alone. It’s confusing, and the choices keep expanding. But with a little insider information, you can be a savvy shopper and make the very best choices for your health, energy and well-being. Read more
Enjoying Nutritious Eating
Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy and keeping yourself as healthy as possible—all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and incorporating them into your life in a way that works for you. Read more
Access Hollywood host Nancy O’Dell shares tips for balancing work and motherhood.
As a reporter, Nancy O’Dell has plenty of access to information. She knows how to get the scoop on crime, politics and, of course, hot Hollywood celebrities. So when she was pregnant with her daughter, O’Dell was surprised she didn’t have the information she needed. Based on her personal experiences, O’Dell wrote Full of Life: Mom-to-Mom Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Pregnant. Here, O’Dell shares some of her insights on balancing motherhood (she has two stepsons in addition to her daughter) and work. Read more