Time for a re-boot

For those who follow me, this is redundant.  For those  who may have been searching for the latest  fitness tips that predicate the NEW YEAR NEW YOU SYNDROME, let me introduce myself. A FEW DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS… I am a registered nurse, as well as an American College of Sports Medicine personal trainer.  There are many …

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A Day in the Life….

 We all have a story to tell.  Since the revamp of this blog, from Personal Training to Life Training w/Crystal, I am interested in expanding my focus.  Because of my nursing background, this puts me in a unique position–to discuss topics that most personal training only blogs/sites may not tackle. Therefore, I would like to hear…

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Who’s in charge?

  As we begin our journey into the topic of women & heart disease, I’d like to set the tone.  Those of you who read faithfully, bear with me. As a new nurse, I was about to discharge one of my 1st patients from a busy med-surg floor.  Her MD (a rare one indeed) delivered her…

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Food for thought: Obesity as a disease?

  We’ve all heard it.  Infomercials touting the latest gadget to prepare healthier food, to campaigns in communities to fight the “obesity epidemic. ”  You can’t escape.  Obesity is public enemy number one. As a renal nurse, I am well acquainted with how most of the dialysis population found their way to their present circumstance.  In short–diabetes and…

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