We can’t ignore it – we need to exercise! But besides helping manage weight, exercise has a lot of positives – from improving your mood and energy levels, to a better night’s sleep. Most importantly, regular physical activity can help prevent some types of chronic diseases.  Speak to your physician to see which exercise plans will work best for you.  It’s time to get up, go out, and get physical!

December 17
Between pies and cross-country travel, it can be pretty tough to stay active during the holiday season. A cornucopia of family obligations, work parties, and last-minute shopping means that hitting the gym often gets delayed or crossed off the schedule altogether. Not this year! There are 35 days between Thanksgiving and New Years Day, and we’re determined to make the most of them. We’ve come up...
May 1, 2017
By Marianne E. Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

Many seek changing lifestyle habits, yet it is difficult to achieve as we are creatures of habit and habits are hard to change.

This program is a proven tool for initiating behavior change. There are various stages of behavior change: Pre-contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance and Termination. The Preparation stage is the perfect...

April 3, 20
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

So now that we are a couple of months into the New Year and you are trying desperately to sustain your New Year’s resolution to continue exercising, are you getting bored with the same old exercises?

This article aims to address exercise boredom, why it is a reason for failed New Year resolutions, and how to resolve this issue with new and fun ways to clean...

February 7,
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

February is American Heart month and as such this article serves as a guide to ensure proper heart health via regular exercise.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women causing 1 in 3 deaths per year.  44 million women are affected by heart disease with fewer survivors than men after an initial heart attack.  These statistics are alarming yet only 56...

February 7,
By Marianne Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC


As February is Cancer Prevention Month this article will focus on growing awareness for cancer prevention, and treatment in the event of an unfortunate diagnosis, via exercise.  In 2016, approximately 1,685,210 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States, and approximately 595,690 people died from the disease.  It is...