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Nutrition and Fertility: What is the Connection?

My recent interview with 107.5 AMOR in Miami talking about nutrition and fertility.
Kids Stuff: Should Teens Strength Train?

Kids Stuff: Should Teens Strength Train?

I still remember when I was 13 and doing my first barbell squat. I felt like the female version of Arnold Schwarzenegger on muscle beach. Yet, when I shared my achievement with my parents they were worried about me harming my spine and bone mass. Twenty five years after that initial barbell squat, I am...
Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 2

Here is part two of my article on what your muscles need to keep their mass up and running at high performance. (Read part one here). Protein amounts and timing: studies show that protein intake is critical to preserve and to increase body mass. Your muscles need the right mix of amino-acids, the building blocks...
Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 1

Start Up Your Fat-Burning Machine, Part 1

Your fat-burning machine has been with you for your whole life. It makes you athletic and strong when up through your 20s, but starting in your 30s, it may not work as efficiently as it used to. You have to give it the right maintenance. I’m talking about what impacts your resting metabolism the most:...
Keep Your Hormones in Check

Keep Your Hormones in Check

Testosterone, estrogen, and growth hormone (HGH) are an anti-aging trio. Depending on your gender, of course, this group ignites your energy and libido, keeps muscles and bones strong, and your body ripped. However, beginning in your 30s, your hormone production slows down and the consequences are evident—increased belly fat, lost of body tone, lack of...