New Year, New You–inside strategy

  Resolutions are in place–check.  Gym membership, trial or otherwise; check.  Shoes, workout wear; check and check. Juicer, blender, and subscription to any number of healthier living magazines–check.  Check-up–including labs, (CBC, lipid profile, lytes, etc), and discussing those minor (or major) aches with your nurse practitioner or MD…. If you’re like many, these may be last on your…

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Do I really need a personal trainer?

    This post originated in April of this year.  However, I think it is an appropriate follow-up to my last entry. DO I REALLY NEED A PERSONAL TRAINER? The short answer may be a “no.”  But, you may want to check out a few guidelines on my ABOUT page, to see if you really do. A…

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Is this you?

 Advice.  Most of us enjoy giving it.  Unless we ask, we don’t always enjoy being on the receiving end. We all realize if we have a few pounds to lose; if not more.  Few would actually tell someone they knew little about, they are overweight. Yet it’s what is left unsaid that can hurt. There is now…

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Detox 360–are we there yet?

Cleaning up your act.  Not for the faint of heart. The real question is–are you ready?  Better yet–how ready are you?  Commitments are dangerous ground to tread.  The very nature of the word implies “something you have to stick to.” Both in my career as a nurse, now as a nurse personal trainer, I now know what separates want…

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Do I really need a personal trainer?

  The short answer may be a “no.”  However, you may want to consider “who” rather than “if.” A personal trainer can provide motivation, as well as strategic implementation of workout routines, helping you reach your goals. However, you may want to consider who is training you first. Who is their target audience?  This is…

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