10 Ways to Get & Stay Motivated

One of the biggest reasons that people struggle to get motivated to better their health is that there is no immediate gratification. Although healthy eating and exercise will allow you to feel great in your future, during that moment of anxiety or emotion, a chocolate doughnut is much more satisfying to most than an interval …

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Successful Goal Setting

It’s that time of year again, where everyone sets out with great intentions to do better in their lives. Whether it’s quitting smoking, losing some weight, or being more organized, we all do our best initially but sometimes fall short after a month or two. One of the biggest reasons a lot of us set …

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Late Night Binge: Habit or Hunger?

Late night snacking is one of the number one problems with America’s eating habits today. Cookies and milk after dinner, bowl of popcorn while watching your Wednesday night sitcoms, a handful of M&M’s from the dining room candy bowl. It all adds up, and increases blood sugar before bedtime, which in turn will cause you …

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Foods that can actually increase your libido

Who doesn’t love a romantic, home cooked dinner featuring some foods that can actually increase your libido? According to Jennifer R Berman MD, the director the Bermans Women’s Wellness Center in Beverly Hills California “there is a growing body of evidence that some of the vitamins and components in food can enhance sexual function and …

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What Should I Eat For Breakfast?

Some of the most frequently asked questions in the fitness industry are “Should I eat breakfast” and “What should I eat for breakfast?” As you all have probably heard a million times before, breakfast is absolutely the most important meal of the day, but starting the day with the proper macronutrients to set yourself up …

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“Prostatepedia” – Resources for Prostate Cancer Patients and their Partners

I was honored recently to be interviewed for “Prostatepedia” a wonderful periodical designed for prostate cancer patients and their partners. Each issue deals with one of the many facets of prostate cancer which presents challenges in decision making and treatment options. In this interview, I discussed sexual function issues, including erectile dysfunction, following prostate cancer …

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Why More Exercise Could Mean Less Money Spent

I recently read a study called the “Economic Impact of Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity Among Those With and Without Established Cardiovascular Disease” and the findings were astonishing. Individuals with Cardiovascular Disease that did not participate in any sort of moderate-vigorous activity, were spending on average close to $14,000/year in healthcare expenses, with the largest percentage of …

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Pregnancy and Exercise

An increasing amount of research is coming to the forefront showing the relationship between exercise and the health of expecting mothers and their baby. The benefits of increasing physical activity before and during pregnancy begin instantly and can play a significant role in your health for the rest of the mother’s life. Increasing physical fitness …

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