1. Back to School: How to Make it a Great Year

    Back to School:  How to make it a Great Year Whether you are a student or the parent of a student, you likely have one thing on your mind as the new school year begins:  academic performance.  From kindergarteners to graduate level college students, concentration and learning are critical and directly related to how successful the year is and how bright the future looks career wise. You may be …Read More

  2. Think and Succeed!

    Ever since Napoleon Hill wrote his groundbreaking book, Think and Grow Rich, successful people have been using mastermind groups to up-level their accomplishments and create opportunities for themselves and for others as well. Perhaps you have heard of mastermind groups but are not sure what they are and how you could benefit from them.  What is a mastermind? In the words of Napoleon Hill, a mast…Read More

  3. Want to Get Healthy? Take a Nap!

    Want to get Healthy?  Take a Nap! How often do you hear someone say, “I had a great night’s sleep last night!” or “I feel refreshed and energetic!”?  Probably not very often.  Feeling sluggish seems to be the new normal.  In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, it is the new normal:  most Americans are sleep-deprived.  But not getting enough sleep may be causing more t…Read More

  4. Fight Muscle Loss, Lift Weights

    When you think of a typical older person, one thing likely comes to mind:  frailty.  Even if you can’t really identify any obvious illness, there is something about most elderly people that communicates frailty and weakness.  They probably walk slowly, move carefully and let others do many things for them, rather than doing those things themselves.  What is it?  It’s muscle loss, otherwis…Read More

  5. Fitness Phone coaching | Rockland Weight loss | Rockland weight loss coach

    Title: Surprising Weight Loss Tool Can phone coaching help you shed extra pounds?  954 obese adults who received personalized health advice by phone lost about 10 pounds in a year, while 19,080 people who got no such support gained weight or stayed the same in a recent study. Participants set a goal with a coach during an initial call, then had brief chats as needed to stay on track. Join our tri…Read More

  6. Recipe of the Day – Peanut Butter Energy Bites

    5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites (servings 12 bites)   Ingredients:   ·      ⅔ cup creamy peanut butter ·      ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips ·      1 cup old fashioned oats ·      ½ cup ground flax seeds ·      2 tablespoons honey   Directions:   Combine all 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Place in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes …Read More

  7. What is Metabolism?

    What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It's how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do. Your body has an incredible abil…Read More

  8. Don’t give up resistance training

    Now that the weather is getting nice, you may be tempted to forgo your resistance training and head outdoors for some aerobic exercise in the fresh air.  But beware:  if you give up your resistance training, you will be giving up more than you bargained for. Why resistance train? Resistance training is critical for true fitness.  Without it, your muscles will atrophy.  If you aren’t building…Read More

  9. Proper Nutrition for Fitness Success

    Fueling your Body for Optimal Performance From weekend warriors to Ironman finishers, performance is directly tied to diet.  If you want to train at the peak of your ability and recover quickly, you must be intentional about what you eat, taking care to feed your body what it needs.  Trying to work out with a body that is starving for essential nutrients will end only in frustration; and frustra…Read More

  10. How To Overcome Winter Weight Gain

    Today, we’re taking a hard look at winter weight gain.  It’s a common problem—people tend to pack on a few pounds during the winter months. But we want to fight back, and we hope you will join us.  Let’s get after this now, while winter is still in full force.  We’ll have less to deal with when the warm breezes start blowing! The good, the bad…and the solution Although winter weight…Read More