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Stretch Your Way to Great Health

Strength training, endurance, flexibility and cardiac capacity are four of the building blocks of fitness. But without stretching, you could put your entire effort into jeopardy. That’s how important the fifth fitness building block, stretching, is to your overall health. You should be putting in about 10 minutes of stretching after your workout  –  as … Continue reading Stretch Your Way to Great Health

Stalling Aging: What You’re Up Against

Growing older and aging are different. Thank goodness. You can’t stop time but you can slow the aging process. While the science of aging is still evolving, there are some factors that are known to contribute to the process. Stem cell decline All new cells in your body begin as stem cells. Babies and young … Continue reading Stalling Aging: What You’re Up Against

All About Aging: What You Should Know

It’s no big secret that you’re getting older. It happens to everyone! Try as you might, you can’t slow down time. However, you may be surprised to hear that aging and getting older don’t always flow on the same timeline. And aging is something you do have some control over. The life of a cell … Continue reading All About Aging: What You Should Know

The Awesome Benefits of Hot-Cold Showers for Circulation

Blood circulation has a massive impact on many aspects of your life, to the point that it can even affect your quality of life! In fact, it’s one of the most important functions of your body. Let’s take a look at some of the main benefits of good circulation: It promotes cell growth and organ … Continue reading The Awesome Benefits of Hot-Cold Showers for Circulation

Want to Rev up Your Metabolism? Don’t Diet!

“Dieting” is the worst thing you can do for your metabolism. If you want to lose weight, please, don’t diet. If you do, you’ll actually end up weighing more, instead of less. Here’s why. How your body works–and you can’t change it The bottom line is, you just can’t “fight” the way your body was … Continue reading Want to Rev up Your Metabolism? Don’t Diet!

Ask Your Health and Wellness Questions [March FAQ]

Are you confused about how to boost your health? Wondering what’s the right program to lose weight? Get fit? Navigating the TONS of information available on the internet is confusing. To make matters worse, everyone is a self-acclaimed expert. Who should you listen to? And who has the best advice? In this new series, I’ll … Continue reading Ask Your Health and Wellness Questions [March FAQ]

The Benefits of Better Balance

When babies are learning to walk, their tumbles elicit smiles and claps from proud onlookers. When you’re an adult and you stumble, it’s more likely that onlookers will be alarmed and rush to ask you if you’re okay. If you’re lucky, the only thing that’s damaged will be your pride. Poor balance leads to falls … Continue reading The Benefits of Better Balance

How to Work Your Fitness Routine Into The Well Path

The good news about your workout routine on The Well Path program is that you really can do any kind of exercise. I’m all about keeping it simple. You can choose any type of exercise you want, as long as it meets these two conditions: You can’t dread it and it can’t lead to failure. … Continue reading How to Work Your Fitness Routine Into The Well Path

How to look good in your 50s

As a medical professional, wife and mother staring her 50s in the face, and as a woman who has been there-done that with dieting and exercise, I don’t just tell patients what to do. I’ve lived the journey of frustrating diets that don’t work, exercising with temporary results, and lots of depression, stress and failures. … Continue reading How to look good in your 50s

How to Look Good at 40

Forty is indeed the new 30! But there is still a reality to getting older that you’d probably like to change. Less energy. Lines and wrinkles. Dry skin. Lots of stress. Does this sound familiar? You can CHANGE your approach to aging, and get back your youthful energy and drive. But your body needs to … Continue reading How to Look Good at 40

Best Nutrition Tips That Get Results

The foods you choose have a huge impact on your overall health. If you want to: Look better Feel better Age slowly   Then, you need the right nutrition! Imagine that your body is a vehicle. The “fuel” you give it is a huge factor in its longevity, performance and return on investment. And you … Continue reading Best Nutrition Tips That Get Results

Best Fitness Tips — Ever!

There’s no way around it: You’ve got to move your body to stay strong, healthy and fit. Sure, nutrition has a lot to do with your overall health, but the amount of movement you do in a day and your exercise routine also play a huge role. But that doesn’t mean you have to chain … Continue reading Best Fitness Tips — Ever!

How to Feel Better  –  Every Single Day

Even though you know most diets don’t work, you keep trying, right? How about taking a new approach to dieting, losing weight, getting more energy and feeling better? One that works. In fact, what would you do if you knew that most diets slow down your metabolism? Would you toss your diet plans in the … Continue reading How to Feel Better  –  Every Single Day

The Secret to Feeling and Looking Better Is…Hormones!

What? Weren’t expecting that answer? It’s the truth, but not a lot of experts or medical professionals talk about it. Hormones are a crucial part of your overall health and wellness. If one hormone is imbalanced, it causes the whole system to get out of whack. Kind of like what happens when one car wrecks … Continue reading The Secret to Feeling and Looking Better Is…Hormones!

Why Dieting Doesn’t Work  –  and What to Do Instead

You already KNOW dieting doesn’t work, but you continue to do it, hoping that one day, just maybe, you’ll pull it off. And finally lose weight. But that’s the problem. Dieting is about losing weight. And nothing else. It’s not about how healthy you are. Or how much energy you have. You’re just trying to … Continue reading Why Dieting Doesn’t Work  –  and What to Do Instead

The Secret to What’s Stopping You From Losing Weight

Have you been trying to lose weight for years? Did it used to be easier to drop a few pounds? Are you struggling to find that “magic cure” to help you shed the weight? The cycle of disappointment caused by trying to find a way to GET THAT WEIGHT OFF is overwhelming and can have … Continue reading The Secret to What’s Stopping You From Losing Weight

Is Your Eating Style Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

Do you know what your eating style is? You should. Because it could be sabotaging your weight loss. Not everybody eats or thinks about food in the same way. By understanding the type of eater you are, you can learn the emotional and psychological elements that are inhibiting weight loss  –  and stopping you from … Continue reading Is Your Eating Style Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

How to Age Gracefully: A Lesson on Hormones

We’ve all got ‘em, and they’re a super important part of health and wellness. Yep, your hormones are coursing through your body, put there to regulate all of its functions. Think of the various hormones like keys. These keys only fit into certain “locks,” or organs, to ensure their proper function. For example, as the … Continue reading How to Age Gracefully: A Lesson on Hormones

Stop the Dieting Madness: Here’s How to Eat for Health and Wellness

Are you trying to eat better and exercise more? But still not getting the results you want? If your energy is still lagging, the weight isn’t dropping and you’re tired of the exercise-dieting-hamster wheel lifestyle, it’s time to stop the cycle of dieting madness! Here are some tried-and-true tips for improving your health and wellness … Continue reading Stop the Dieting Madness: Here’s How to Eat for Health and Wellness

How to Make a Healthy Lifestyle Work for You

You know those people that seem to have it all together? The ones on Facebook or Instagram that are posting selfies in the gym, making perfectly balanced meals, showing off their muscles? That’s an ideal that’s hard for most of us to reach. Perfection is not reality anyway. You know that you need to make … Continue reading How to Make a Healthy Lifestyle Work for You

Top 10 Nutrition Tips to Power Your Success

You can easily sabotage all the effort you put into nutrifying your body and getting your body moving. But don’t be too hard on yourself. Start small, by incorporating one or two of these nutrition tips into your routine, and add more as you go along. If you stick to this sustainable plan of promoting … Continue reading Top 10 Nutrition Tips to Power Your Success

Top 9 Fitness Tips for Success

You can make the exercises you do during the week count for a lot, if you put a little creativity behind your efforts. A regular fitness routine will jumpstart your metabolism, increase your fitness level and help you lose weight. Here are nine fitness tips that will provide the foundation for success: 1. Enlist the … Continue reading Top 9 Fitness Tips for Success

How to Put Your Health First

You’re busy. I get it. It’s a struggle, every day, to get priority tasks done. Grocery shopping. Laundry. Making meals. Carting children around. Running errands. Working. The list is endless  –  and your day is not. So how you can fit your health into your schedule (having enough time to make healthy meals and get … Continue reading How to Put Your Health First

Make Your Exercise Fun – and You’ll Stick to It

Is your attitude about exercise like most people’s? It’s like a treadmill. You can never get off. You MUST keep the exercise going in order to lose fat, feel younger, get fit. But that’s not a healthy approach to fitness, despite the fact that most of the country is exercise-crazy, with people pushing their bodies … Continue reading Make Your Exercise Fun – and You’ll Stick to It

Not Sure What To Eat? Nutrify Your Food Choices

Trying to stick to a list of foods you can and can’t eat so you can lose weight and look better? Restrictive diets are hard to keep up after the initial enthusiasm wears off. Besides, you need to live life! Go out to eat with friends. Feel okay about attending that holiday party. Without feeling … Continue reading Not Sure What To Eat? Nutrify Your Food Choices

How to Get Lasting CHANGE

Have you tried it all? Weight Watchers? CrossFit? NutriSystem? Sure, these programs work for awhile  –  as long as you can conjure up less-than-human willpower! Or you steer clear of parties. Or any kind of social event where you’ll be tempted by off-limits treats and cocktails that aren’t on your diet plan. But once you … Continue reading How to Get Lasting CHANGE

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Belly Fat

Being a little round around the middle doesn’t just make you feel self-conscious. It’s also a hindrance to good health! If you’ve tried everything under the sun to whittle down your waist, don’t feel bad that your efforts haven’t proved fruitful. A lot of programs claim to get results, but in order to tackle that … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Stubborn Belly Fat

How I Lost 50 Pounds – And Kept It Off (My Story)

I created The Well Path program because of my work as a physician with thousands of women over the past 25 years. However, I also have my own story of struggle, failure and frustration. I know what it’s like to be disappointed with a diet. To be inactive and watching yourself spiral even further downward. … Continue reading How I Lost 50 Pounds – And Kept It Off (My Story)

How to Stop Battling Your Hunger

You need hunger. It’s a survival instinct. Without it, you wouldn’t put nutrients in your body that it needs to survive. But hunger can be your enemy, too. You see, you can’t overcome hunger. Go to war with hunger, and you’ll lose  –  every time. So instead of trying to defeat an undefeatable opponent, you … Continue reading How to Stop Battling Your Hunger

How to Use The Well Path to Power Your Weight Watchers Program

Nutrisystem. The South Beach diet. Jenny Craig. Weight Watchers. A lot of these diet programs work for people  –  at least for a while. If you’ve been a fan of the Weight Watchers’ system but interested in adopting The Well Path, you might be wondering, can I do both? The answer is, Yes! The Well … Continue reading How to Use The Well Path to Power Your Weight Watchers Program

A Diet Program That Makes You Feel and Look Great? It’s Possible!

You’ve probably “done it all,” right? And maybe you were even a bit hesitant to read this blog, lest you fall one more time for a claim you already know isn’t true: A diet program that works! Yeah, right. You’ve done the chronic dieting. You’ve restricted your calories with the best of ‘em. You’ve tried … Continue reading A Diet Program That Makes You Feel and Look Great? It’s Possible!