Let’s get back to basics– this week Carolyn gives an overview of what a well-rounded fitness program is, and what makes it up.
How do you recover easily and fastest after you work out? Carolyn has some great tips for how you can bounce back ASAP, and she’s broken it down into four simple steps.
Fall is here, and Carolyn Phillips wanted to share some of the best Super Foods that can help you with health and weight loss this season. Pumpkin is definitely on there, but that’s not all.. Get the whole rundown here!
Not every useful exercise has to be incredibly complicated. Sometimes the seemingly simplest can be among the most challenging and beneficial. Take the squat– Carolyn has six reasons why this is a great exercise to include in your workout.
So many people have this issue… around 2 to 4pm in the afternoon, we start to crash and hit an energy slump. But Carolyn has some tips on how to correct this kind of crash to keep your energy level up.
There are some places people go on a regular basis to get meals which are very unhealthy… So Carolyn is here to shed light on some of these seemingly-healthy food traps.
If you’re not looking at what calories do to your hormones, how they affect your body, then you’re not getting the full picture… Here’s some tips on how to lose weight without counting calories.
There are many myths running amok that fool you into thinking they’re healthy choices when in reality, they aren’t. Carolyn will help you navigate around these murky decoys.
Eating healthy can be expensive, but there are definitely some foods that give you a big bang for your buck, and Carolyn has some tips to keep you and your wallet in good shape.
It’s time for another edition of Ask Carolyn, where our fitness guru answers questions from listeners like you! Hear what advice she has to offer today…
Now you can make American Ninja Warrior a thing in your own backyard! Caroyln is here to help you set up an outdoor workout… Read on to find out everything you need to know!
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!