Obesity in the United States is on the rise, with 42% of American adults living with obesity, according to the CDC. And in this new reality of coronavirus, the CDC states that obesity increases the risk of severe illness with Covid-19, making people 3 times more likely to end up being hospitalized (CDC on obesityContinue reading “Perfectionism and Obesity”
Spending more than 3 hours a week doing some sort of sweaty cardio workout, but still not seeing results? Cardiovascular exercise is linked to being healthier and living longer. And if you’ve decided to shed a few pounds, you probably have tried doing more cardio. If you are grinding away at hours of cardio everyContinue reading “Is cardio making you fat?”
Does the gym scare? Do you feel judged? How to get past self consciousness and start your healthy habits.
I have been talking to Polona Fonda about the battles women have with their bodies. Polona is a weightlifter, writer and advocate for strong women. Her online magazine, FONDA Strong is an inspirational resource offering engaging stories and profiles on all things sporty, female and, of course, strong. Here’s a copy of our exchange on women’s body imageContinue reading “WOMEN AT WAR: ME AGAINST MY BODY”
As the obesity epidemic takes its place as a the biggest health crisis of our generation, it’s no wonder that weight loss goals top the charts for our New Year’s Resolutions. The sad fact is that the majority will fail in their efforts to lose weight. Just weight gain is almost never down to aContinue reading “4 Resolutions that have Nothing to do with Body Weight (but will totally transform your body)”