Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Is HIIT Good for PCOS?

 HIIT or high intensity interval training has become very popular in the past few years – and for good reason. You can exercise for less time and get more benefits. Not enough time is the number one reason why people claim they don’t exercise. But is HIIT good for PCOS? The info you read on the…

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25 Ways to Decrease Insulin Resistance Naturally

You’ve been told you have insulin resistance. Insulin resistance affects at least 60% of the adult population (and almost all women with PCOS) and is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. So what can YOU do about it? You’ve probably read on the internet that you need to cut out…

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How to Handle Holiday Sweets in the Office

How to Handle Holiday Sweets

It’s that time of the year! If your office is anything like mine, the holiday treats are piling up everywhere. My nutrition office is in a large medical practice and patients send in tempting gifts of food every holiday season. It’s like navigating a land mine of sugar. Boxes of chocolate near the fax machine,…

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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

what to eat with prediabetes

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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