When it comes to fitness, we can all use a helping hand, and now there are some really cool virtual helpers in the form of trackers and apps for your smart phone or tablet. Carolyn has the whole rundown on these great fitness tracking helpers!
Most diets are actually not set up for long-term success or maintenance. 70% of the American population is presently overweight, and there’s some things to look out for if you want to drop the weight AND keep it off.
July Fourth means cookouts and BBQ and snacks and all kinds of junk food, so Carolyn is here to share some tips to make your festivities more environmentally healthy and eating healthy. Here’s her tips, to help you AND the environment.
It’s Men’s Health Month, and Carolyn Phillips is here to explain what this means and how it can help the men in your life.
We all deal with cravings, and a lot of these come from our brains. We want to take a look at some of the neurotransmitters in our brains, which are very affected by the food we eat and which make us have cravings.
Weight training can be a great way to tone and build your muscles, but it can also be dangerous if you don’t do it right. Carolyn shares five common mistakes people make when they first start weight training.
Carolyn Phillips reached into the (virtual) mail bag, and has answers to some of your biggest fitness and health questions. Read on for the latest!
Chips are a staple of summer foods, but unfortunately they’re just not that good for you. Carolyn Phillips breaks the bad news and offers a lowdown on those salty, crunchy, junky treats.
There’s a lot of foods associated with spring and summer, but some of them are things we really shouldn’t be eating. Here’s what many of us start to get cravings for in the warmer months, which we should totally avoid.
These days everything is internet-driven, and Carolyn Phillips is joining in on the fun with her brand new, redesigned website CarolynsMenuofLife.com! She explains some of the cool new online features you can explore and more… Read on for all the details!
Just like romantic relationships, sometimes your workout routine just doesn’t “work out.” Carolyn is here to share five signs that it might be time to break up with your exercise program.
90% of the soy, canola oil, corn, sugar beets and cotton grown in the United States is GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms). We’re industrializing our food to the point where we’re not eating real food anymore. Here’s some leading GMO abusers to be on the lookout for.
We eat so many processed foods that many of us are lacking in some vital nutrients our bodies need. But that’s not all– high protein diets can also cut out lots of nutrients very important to our health and our bodies. Carolyn runs down what we need, that we might not be getting.
Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up all those foods you love… and this week, Carolyn Phillips shares some food swaps that will let you enjoy some of your favorite meals in new, healthier ways by switching a few ingredients around.
Yogurt isn’t necessarily as good for you as many people think, so Carolyn is here to give you the complete rundown, to help you make you own decision if it’s the right thing for you to include in your diet.
A lot of trends today are “HIIT” (or High Intensity Interval Training), which can be very high risk and lead to high injury rates. So if you’re springing into one of these types of fitness programs, Carolyn has some tips to assess the potential dangers.
There’s a lot of ways what’s in your kitchen can sabotage your weight loss goals, and this week Carolyn gives the run down on the biggest culprits… and what you can do to prevent them and reach your goals!
Fruits and Vegetables are very important for a healthy diet– there are actually 6 different colors for fruits and veggies and they all do something different. You need to diversity so you can get different antioxidants for different health purposes. Get the details!
Sometimes it’s hard to sift through all the information out there, so Carolyn Phillips is here to tackle some myths and facts about fat. See what she has to say!
The Holidays are big on eating, but Carolyn has some tips on how you can use a little bit of planning to avoid over eating and stay healthier during this year’s festivities.
Carolyn breaks down some fun and trendy classes, all of which you can purchase a gift certificate to attend. You don’t even have to have a gym membership to attend most of these cool classes!
It’s the holiday season, so Carolyn Phillips is here to talk about giving the gift of green this year. No, not money– she’s talking about organic gifts you can give!
Rather than talk about what foods to avoid during Thanksgiving, Carolyn Phillips is here to offer suggestions on how to fit fitness in over the holiday season.
Want more energy? One of the things you can do to feel better and have more energy is keeping your brain fit! Carolyn has some tips on exercises you can do to boost your brain activity…
There’s five phases that people go through in order to get ready to exercise, and this week Carolyn breaks down these five psychological stages of change for physical fitness.
No matter what fitness level you’re at, everyone deals with aches and pains. This week, Carolyn takes a look at some of the most common ones many people face, and how to remedy them.
October is National Cancer Awareness Month, and Carolyn has three areas to discuss to support this cause– Exercise, events and shopping for the cure. Get all the details here!
Our on air personal trainer is back with tips to help you de-stress!
Exercise is a good thing for everyone, but as we get older we need to start thinking differently about staying fit. Carolyn has four building blocks to improve mind, mood, body and memory, that will form a great fitness program for people over 50.
Group classes are a big trend right now in exercise, and a lot of popular programs right now are high intensity– sometimes too high intensity for someone with less experience. Insanity, boot camp, crossfit, Zumba… they are intense workouts, so it’s important to stay safe while working out.