Category Archives: The Health Brief

Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

Green Tea for Weight Loss If you are on a diet, then you may have heard people talk about green tea for weight loss.  There is a great deal of hype about the positive benefits of green tea for weight loss.  As a matter of fact, studies have shown that it really does work. Here… Read the full article →

How Accurate is BMI?

How Accurate is BMI?

How Accurate is BMI What is BMI? BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is one of the most common tools used by healthcare professionals and certified physical trainers to determine whether you are too heavy in proportion to your height. The BMI calculation compares you to average weights and heights. Once a BMI calculation… Read the full article →

Beat Allergies Naturally

Want to Beat Allergies Naturally? I am sure you have started to experience the congestion and burning eyes! We are at the start of allergy season! Are you like me and experience the pain of allergies? Do you fly and always end up sick a couple of days later? Do you work with children or… Read the full article →

Toxins in Your Body

Are You Allowing Toxins in Your Body? Here is another article in my living longer series.  Today covers a very serious topic: toxins in your body. A significant portion of the population routinely exposes their bodies to substances that are not good for their health.  Some people do it deliberately and some unknowingly.  Yet most… Read the full article →

What Your Body Needs

What Your Body Needs

Are You Taking Care of Your Body?  Do you know what your body needs? Here is part two of my series on how to live longer.  Now, we are going to get serious.  Here are the first secrets to a longer and more fulfilling life.  We are going to look at what your body needs. … Read the full article →

Ways to Live Longer

The Basic Principles of Longevity Welcome to the Fit Attorney’s series on Ways to Live Longer.   I hope to provide you with some secrets to living a longer and more fulfilling life. As more and more scary facts are revealed about what we consume every day, and what we are doing to ourselves, more and… Read the full article →

Should I Try Barefoot Running?

Is Barefoot Running better? As a personal trainer, fitness coach and running enthusiast, I have been asked many times about barefoot running.   I am also the Imelda Marcos of running shoes.  I like to experiment.  Of course, I have my favorites. First, what is barefoot running?  Here is what Wikipedia says: Barefoot running, also called… Read the full article →

Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease With Exercise

Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s disease with Exercise Growing up, I watched my Great Grandmother suffer with Alzheimer’s disease.  Initially, it manifested itself as minor memory loss and some forgetfulness.  As time went on, I remember her behavior becoming strange and more bizarre.  Eventually, she forgot who any of her family was.  Finally, her body… Read the full article →

Should I Workout When I am Sick?

I recently got over a terrible bout with the flu.  I had no energy, my joints were sore, I was running a fever and I had the chills.  No matter how healthy you are, what supplements you take and how you avoid sick people like the plague, on occasion you are going to get sick. … Read the full article →

Easy Weight Loss Tips

Five Shockingly Easy Weight Loss Tips Weight loss does not need to be complex.  On January 1, 2012, I made one of those New Year’s Resolutions that most people do not keep.  I wanted to lose weight and get in the best shape of my life.  It has now been almost a year and I… Read the full article →

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