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  • Healthy Eating – Impossible?

    The IDEA Fitness Journal is my monthly goto magazine relative to new and interesting information regarding the wellness industry. This magazine provides a tremendous amount of insight on fitness, nutritional and emotional topics. In the March 2015 issue, there is a great article about healthy eating entitled, “What You Don’t Know About Food Labeling Could

  • Avoid these Metabolic Rate Mistakes

    Understanding your resting metabolic rate (RMR) is one of the most important measurements to take as you progress towards your weight loss goal. Knowing this one metric can provide you with understanding and simplicity regarding your caloric goal, however make a mistake with this number and you may become helpless and frustrated.  Below we will highlight a

  • Be Aware:  5 Red Flags to Look for in a Weight Loss Plan

    Be Aware: 5 Red Flags to Look for in a Weight Loss Plan

    I guess I have heard one too many radio ads or seen one too many banner ads on weight loss, so excuse my rant. There is so much information being sent to people who are hopeful that there is a quick cure for weight gain. Unfortunately, there is not and through my several decades of