Articles by Category - Weight Management

Sometimes just getting to the gym feels like half the battle. Make sure you’re fueling your body with food that will energize you while you’re there.

Between work and play, your energy may not always be where you need it to be to put in a charged session at the gym,...

Downhill skiing is one of the ultimate winter sports. There are few things that compare to the rush of racing down the side of a mountain on a crisp, winter day. Because ski resorts offer beginner, intermediate, and expert trails, everyone can enjoy the sport, regardless of...

By Kathy Jordan, MS, RD, LDN, CPT

Life is a precious gift and most of us want to live each day to the fullest. Unfortunately, as we get older, suboptimal health and fitness can affect our quality of life by limiting our ability to do our favorite activities. Many of...

The timing of meals and drinks can make a big difference to your workout. Making smart choices can mean more energy and strength, and can help you avoid dehydration, indigestion and sluggish energy.

You’re the expert when it comes to knowing how you feel after big...

If you want to get fit fast, bicycling may be the best sport for you. Its intense cardiovascular workout will whip your body into great shape in no time. It’s also easy to learn, with most of us developing this simple skill years ago during our childhood. Bicycling is also a...

The word “yoga” comes from Sanskrit with the dual meanings “union” and discipline.” By uniting meditation with a series of postures, practioners of this ancient Indian exercise seek to develop both mental and physical wellbeing.

Yoga...

You committed yourself to eating healthy and exercising regularly, and with time and dedication, you have achieved your weight loss goals. Congratulations! Now it's time to shift your focus to weight management.

But that doesn't mean you can just give up the dietary...

Walking is the ideal exercise for many of us. Simple, convenient, and inexpensive, walking is one of the easiest forms of aerobic exercise. It strengthens our muscles and bones, relieves daily stress, and improves our sense of wellbeing. Walking is a low impact activity...

Countless people have made running their exercise of choice and it’s not difficult to imagine why. It can be done anytime, anywhere, and at a relatively low cost. If the outdoor elements are not in your favor on a particular day, you can always try running on a treadmill...

Before you start any diet or exercise program, be sure to consult your physician. Because among other things, there are medications and other conditions that may impact your weight or ability to exercise.

Here are some suggested questions to ask your Doctor or...