Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

My Book Review of The PCOS Mood Cure

I’ve been specializing in the area of PCOS for over 15 years. While progress has been made in awareness, treatment, and causes of PCOS, there is a LONG way to go. The known treatment for PCOS is nutrition, exercise, supplements and medication. But the area that has been neglected is emotional and mental health in…

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How Exercise Helps PCOS Symptoms

I’m excited to stare this guest blog post from PCOS & exercise expert, Erika Volk. Managing your weight is just one of the many reasons why women living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome should workout. Time and again, women living with PCOS are told that losing weight will improve their symptoms. It is true losing even just…

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How to Lose Weight Over Age 40

Losing weight is never easy, but it gets even harder after age 40. Many of my clients are women in their 40’s and 50’s seeking my help in losing weight. One of the most common questions I get asked is how to lose weight over age 40. The majority of them tell me that they haven’t…

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What to Eat if You Have Prediabetes

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You get a call from your doctor telling you your sugar is a little high on your blood test. You don’t have diabetes but will need to watch it. You’re told to cut out sugar, bread and pasta. But now you are in a panic because you don’t know what to eat. Carbs are everywhere!…

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6 Fitness Myths That Must Die

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Do you spend the little free time you have to exercise doing cardio in attempts of losing weight? Trying to get a 6 pack by doing endless crunches? Afraid to lift weights in fear of bulking up (ladies)? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, you’ve fallen prey to popular fitness myths. NYC…

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The Museum Workout Video … You have to watch this!

  If you said you were going to the world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, one would never imagine you’d be jogging, doing squats and yoga poses through 35 galleries, past paintings, sculptures, armor and other treasures … then end laying on the floor in a yoga pose called savasana (which is meant to…

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Best Workout to Shed Weight – H.I.R.T.

Looking for an effective workout to shed your holiday pounds? This workout is for you! Check out this blog post by my friend, Julia Derek (who is an excellent personal trainer by day and writer by night) on the best workout to shed weight.  Keep in mind that this workout is intense and may not…

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Thanksgiving Survival Guide: Before, During and After

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is this week. Hopefully you’ll be able relax with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. However for some people, this day evokes a lot of stress for a variety of reasons  including family tension, stress from traveling, having to shop and prepare the meal or just the thought of OVEREATING. I usually…

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13 Nutrition and Lifestyle Tips for Healthy Aging

You can’t turn back the clock when it comes to your age. But why is it that some people age in a healthy manner and others don’t fare as well? Is there a secret to healthy aging? Will taking supplements, eating organic, following a vegan diet or drinking wine help? Or maybe you should take Dr. Oz’s…

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Nutrition Tips for National PCOS Awareness Month

Irregular periods? Trouble losing weight? Weight gain for no apparent reason – especially in the abdominal area? Hair growth on your face and/or body (where hair shouldn’t be growing)? Acne? Experiencing hair loss? If you are experiencing some of these symptoms, you may have a common hormone abnormality called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). It affects…

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