A friend of mine passed along an article that discusses recent research into the impact of sugar on your brain. “A new UCLA rat study is the first to show how a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning — and how omega-3 fatty acids can counteract the disruption.” Not […]
Weekend warriors beware! Remember when I mentioned that I slept in on Monday and attributed it to the crazy busy weekend I had? Apparently not only is it common to keep a different schedule during the week than on the weekend (which I knew), it also impacts your health! “A recent study has shown that […]
For the past four weeks I took part in an outdoor bootcamp called Ultimate Bootcamp here in Boston. It required me to be out of bed by 5:20 and out the door by 5:40. Then, from 6-7am the trainers (who alternated every other day) would do their best to turn our bodies into jello. It […]
I just finished a workout using the Wii Biggest Loser game and it was great! I chose a Full Body workout (Challenging level) and worked up a good sweat. The interesting thing about the process though, is how many calories I burned that weren’t tracked by the game system. I know this because of my […]
A coworker today after asking if I lost weight doing Ultimate Bootcamp.
I am not what you would call a heavy drinker. I do, however, greatly enjoy a glass of wine with my dinner or a beer during a sporting event. I also enjoy the occasional night out with friends at a concert or to go dancing, during which I will likely imbibe. I think there is […]
This is not my first blog, but it is the first time in ages that I’ve felt compelled to write. Sometimes things just feel right and you have to share them. This is one of those moments. As you will likely discover through reading my posts, I have a lot of interests. Lucky for me, […]