The 10 Amazing Benefits of HIIT Workouts (High Intensity Interval Training)

I have a confession:  I hate the treadmill and I’d rather watch paint dry!  It’s boring. It gives you a lackluster “return on effort.” And I’d much rather walk outside in the sunshine than indoors in the artificial light.  (And did I mention it’s boring?!)  Well, it turns out, walking on the treadmill is far … Continue reading The 10 Amazing Benefits of HIIT Workouts (High Intensity Interval Training)

The Trick For Losing Weight Without Counting Calories

I was reading an article recently about why protein is one of the best nutrients for losing weight. Typically, we associate protein with muscle gain… and while that is true, the stats about how upping your protein intake blew me away.  Back in 2005, a group of researchers conducted a clinical trial studying the effects … Continue reading The Trick For Losing Weight Without Counting Calories

Five fun things to do with your kids before Summer fizzles.

1. Berry Picking Summer is a time when fresh berries abound. In the northeast, it starts in June with strawberries, which is followed quickly by raspberries and blackberries, then blueberries and so on. My family always went berry picking in the summer when I was a kid. We'd eat the fruit right off the plants, … Continue reading Five fun things to do with your kids before Summer fizzles.