Physical Fitness

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Let’s Get Physical
December 11th, 2012

Everyone knows that exercise is good for us and that we should be working out most days of the week.

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Move More, Feel Better!
December 14th, 2012

Do you exercise regularly? We’ve all heard that 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week can do wonders for our health.

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

How “NEAT” are you?
January 25th, 2013

I find the concept of NEAT – non-exercise activity thermogenesis – to be, nothing short of neat! The fact that I can add significantly to my daily calorie burn just by moving a little bit more here and there throughout the day is pretty cool, not to mention fun!

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

“I Don’t Have Time”
February 5th, 2013

“I don’t have time” is the number one reason people list for not exercising.

Kelli Santiago

The Dos and Don’ts of exercise: Tips from a Personal Trainer
March 3, 2014

Like Richard Simmons and spandex, diet and exercise go hand in hand; it’s hard to have one without the other.

Kelli Santiago

No Time for Exercise? We’ll Help You Find Time!
April 1, 2014

One of the most common barriers to working out is time. Whether its work, picking up the kids, running errands or meeting a friend for dinner, we always seem to have something preventing us from getting to the gym or fitting in a workout.

Kelli Santiago

Beginner 5K: Your guide to finding the right training program
April 28, 2014

In this crazy sport called running, everyone has to start somewhere. Enter the 5K, a classic distance of 3.1 miles (or 5 kilometers) great for beginners looking to get in shape.

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