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Four Ways for New Moms to Workout At Home

Four Ways for New Moms to Workout At Home

I have been exercising in my living room since I was 15 years old. It’s convenient, cost-effective, and time-efficient. After the birth of my twins, I didn’t set foot in a gym until they were 5, but I managed to lose weight and get back in shape. Finding the time or money to get to the gym isn’t always easy for mothers of small children. I was recently asked a good question by one of my Twitter followers: “My husband is gone a lot, and I have a toddler and an infant at home and can’t get to the gym...


Verbiage Used in the Modeling Industry: A List of Biz Terms

Verbiage Used in the Modeling Industry: A List of Biz Terms

Your agent will not have time to explain entertainment biz terminology, but with this simple guide, you won’t be left in the dark. Save yourself some potential anxiety or unwarranted excitement by familiarizing yourself with the language of the modeling industry prior to getting your first audition.I’ve included a few of the most basic terms commonly used by agents when communicating with both models and actors. Although there can be a lot of overlap if the talent (you) is represented in both the print and on-camera divisions of theagency, but for our purposes here, I am specifically addressing the model....


Choosing a Low-Carb Lifestyle for Weight Loss and Optimal Health

Choosing a Low-Carb Lifestyle for Weight Loss and Optimal Health

At the age of nine, I went on my first diet. I have always liked going on diets. As if any weight-loss isn’t satisfying enough, there’s something about sticking to a plan that produces positive results. Give Yourself a Boost After the birth of my twins, I was somewhere between 25 and 30 pounds overweight. Even after I began exercising regularly again and felt myself getting back in shape, it seemed like the weight wasn’t budging. I decided to go on an actual diet-instead of applying my own considerable knowledge-to jump-start my weight loss. I knew that low-carb was the...


Is a Slow Metabolism the Cause of Your Weight Gain?

Is a Slow Metabolism the Cause of Your Weight Gain?

As I approach another birthday, I am reminded that it gets harder to maintain body weight and size as we age. The same diet plan or exercise regimen will not yield the same results as it did when I was in my twenties. When I was a personal trainer, my clients often asked me how they could increase or boost their metabolism. The key to maintaining your figure depends on many factors, including doing the right kind of exercise with the right frequency, getting enough rest, and eating a clean diet low in starchy carbohydrates. Aside from these factors, metabolism–the natural...


Three Great Reasons to Add Cardio to Your Workout Routine

Three Great Reasons to Add Cardio to Your Workout Routine

Not quite sure what to do once you get to the gym? A fitness expert offers a practical solution that takes the guess work out of your exercise routine. Cardio is underrated. I am referring to aerobic exercise, the rhythmic activity that gets your heart rate up, and keeps it sustained for an extended period of time. When asked for my advice and opinion on how to allocate time in the gym, I always emphasize the importance of cardio, but that doesn’t seem to be the answer people are hoping for. For many, aerobic exercise is the neglected step-child in...