The Perfect Exercise Prescription

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By Madeleine Ortiz Physical activity provides a wide range of health benefits for just about everyone. It is associated with improved heart health, lower cholesterol, decreased abdominal fat and a reduced risk for chronic disease. More importantly, these benefits are independent of a person’s BMI, meaning even if a person is medically classified as overweight…

Free Resources Available Now

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In uncertain times like these, it’s important to focus on things we CAN do as so many other elements of life are out of our control. Here are some free activities that you can do while staying safe at home… Exercise: Peloton – Free 90 day subscription for exercise and meditation Corepower – Free at…

The Big Benefits of Exercise

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By: Madeleine Ortiz It’s still dark outside, but the alarm clock is chiming. Press snooze and contemplate whether or not morning workouts are worth climbing out of the comfy bed for….  And the truth is that if you’re exercising in the hopes of burning calories for weight loss, the answer is probably no, your workouts…

Keep it Moving: 4 Ways to Exercise

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Exercise has long been recognized as an important part of success with managing weight.  Regular physical activity has many benefits including helping lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, burn more calories and maintain weight loss.  Walking is a great form of exercise.  But did you know that your fitness program…

What To Do When Diet and Exercise Is Not Enough

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Many people out there are feeling frustrated with their progress managing their weight, feeling that their efforts and hard work aren’t leading to the results they were hoping for. As the medical community acknowledges that overweight and obesity are chronic medical conditions, we also recognize there are multiple treatment…