Change Comes – Ready or Not

This has been a year of change for me. My job has changed; not my job in fitness but my main job, my job as mother. Last August, our middle child and only daughter, headed off to college and joined h...

Studies Reveal Menopause Makes Women Age Faster

Two UCLA studies reveal that menopause–and the insomnia that often accompanies it — makes women age faster. The dual findings, respectively published July 25 in the Proceedings of the National Academ...

How to Stay Safe During Outdoor Summer Activities

Hitting the road for an outdoor adventure or just headed to a local park or pool? Get prepared. Before summer fun, comes summer safety. These tips can help ensure you have the tools you need to enjoy...

One Simple Key To Weight Loss

So, you’ve got a nice exercise routine established and you eat a healthy diet, but you’re not quite where you want to be. What to do? The answer may be simpler than you think. A few years ago, my fam...

Home Cooked Cuisine: Savory Butternut Squash

An overlooked and often neglected squash, the butternut squash, is the highlight of this recipe. We have to admit, we have been one of the guilty in having never purchased and cooked this squash. Tha...