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NY Fashion Week Reminds Us That Summer Bodies Are Made In The Winter (do this workout NOW!)

NY Fashion Week here in NYC is just about wrapping up. And in case you haven’t noticed … they are showing SPRING looks. This is a GREAT reminder that even though it’s a brisk 1 degree in Gotham today, the warmer weather is only a quick MONTH AND A HALF away! (photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)  …

The New Power Lunch On Wall Street (In-Office Workouts)

STRONG HEALTHY WOMAN SPOTLIGHT We are reinventing the “power lunch,” one workout at a time! This week’s spotlight is on the incredible team at Francis Financial, Inc. In addition to their daily group workouts at lunch time, I get the weekly opportunity to give them an invigorating in-office training session smack in the middle of…

How To Build A Better Booty (The Runner’s Lunge)

THE RUNNER’S LUNGE!  It’s a Friday night booty alert! Add this move to your workout tonight ONLY IF you are interested in lifting, tightening and strengthening things up “back there!” DO IT LIKE THIS: Stand up tall on your right leg by squeezing your right glute and core to balance. Then, drive the left leg…

The Lunge Twist For Stronger Abs – Laura Miranda via HealthGuru.com

Here is a quick how to video for HealthGuru.com Today’s move is the Lunge Twist. Find out how to execute this powerful exercise in your own workout routine:   . Stay determined, focused and addicted to improving yourself, Dr. Laura Miranda DPT, MSPT, CSCS NYC Fitness Freak & Physical Therapist Technique-Geek StrongHealthyWoman.com NYC & LI…

What Is The Best Workout For Fat Loss?

What is THE BEST WORKOUT for fat loss? Well, with all of the current in-fighting amongst fitness pros about the “minutia”, it’s no wonder consumers are so confused! Hiit vs running, Barre vs Pilates, Crossfit vs strength training, tap backs vs. interval based cycling. Oy! What ever happened to reminding people that it should be…

‘This Girl Can’ Empowers Women To Strive For A Strong and Healthy Body Not A Perfect One

#ThisGirlCan! This is an empowering campaign for ALL women that reminds you to love yourself, be who you are, no apologies! This Girl Can celebrates the women who are doing their thing no matter how they do it, how they LOOK or even how sweaty they get. They’re here to inspire us to wiggle, jiggle,…

Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

Does muscle weigh more than fat? Muscle DOES NOT weigh more than fat; it’s just more *dense.* 5 lbs = 5 lbs, whether you are weighing feathers and rocks, or muscle and fat. Since muscle tissue is more dense, 5lbs of it will take up a smaller amount of space on your body than fat…

Holiday Fit Tip: How To Maintain Your Fitness Goals During Holiday Travel

. HOLIDAY FIT-TIPS to keep you on track straight through the New Year! TODAY’S TIP: How to stay maintain your fitness goals during hectic holiday travel!  1) Carry your own bags when running around airports and going in and out of hotels! 2) Pack healthy meals and snacks for car and plane rides. Keep the…

TUESDAY TWEAK: The Oatmeal Smoothie (breakfast ideas for weight loss)

  TUESDAY TWEAK: this week I’m putting a tweak on breakfast. This will give you tons of energy and keep you full for a long time b/c it’s packed with good fats, good carbs, and protein! THE OATMEAL SMOOTHIE!  Blend: 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned oats. 1/2 cup almond milk. 1Tablespoon natural peanut butter 1…

The Planned Cheat Meal (How to Cheat to Lose)

I wrote an article for Downtown Magazine on a very important topic that’s close to my heart…CHEATING! THIS is how you CHEAT ON YOUR DIET…BUT come out leaner, stronger, and guilt free!  You must go in with a plan, here is your plan:   Article originally posted in Downtown Magazine NYC.     Stay determined,…