Food & Fitness After 50

Whether you’ve recently hit age 50, are about to (I have 20 months to go!) or celebrated the milestone decades ago, a new book, Food & Fitness After 50: Eat Well, Move Well, and Be Well by Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD and Bob Murray, PhD is a great resource. It… Read More

4 Ways to Stay Strong When Your Resolutions Falter

Whether you crave a favorite food you’ve given up, can’t go to the gym as often as planned, or feel sapped of energy because you’ve fallen off your “New Year, New You” diet and exercise plan, don’t despair. Rebecca Scritchfield, registered dietitian nutritionist, author of Body Kindness, shares her tips… Read More

Fueling Young Athletes: Q & A with Heather Mangieri

Whether your kids play sports for fun or camaraderie or pursue athletics in a more serious, goal-oriented way, the new book Fueling Young Athletes (Human Kinetics, 2017) by Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Heather Mangieri is a must read.  I had the pleasure of discussing the book with Mangieri. Read on to… Read More

Food, Fitness & Fiction Spring 2016

To see what’s new on the Food, Fitness & Fiction blog and learn what I’ve been up to as of late, please check out the summer 2016 issue of Food, Fitness & Fiction right here. Hope to connect with you on social media and that you have a safe, enjoyable… Read More

A 20-Minute Total Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The following guest post comes from registered dietitian and certified strength conditioning specialist Alissa Rumsey. While I love a good gym workout, the reality is many days I struggle to even find time to exercise. Sound familiar? Enter the at-home workout. There are dozens of exercises that you can do… Read More

Spring Into a New Season with Food, Fitness & Fiction!

Hello! Hope you’re enjoying a great start to spring! I wanted to share with you my latest Food, Fitness & Fiction newsletter. My goal for now is to do them quarterly and to provide you with links to help you eat and live better. When you click on this link,… Read More

Stress in America: Results of a New Survey

Are you stressed out? According to the just released 2015 Stress in AmericaTM survey—an annual online survey of 3,360 men and women aged 18 and older—more than one-third of adults (34 percent) report that their stress increased slightly over the last two years (5.1 in 2015 and 4.9 in 2014… Read More

Fit Corner: An Interview with FitKit Co-Founder Amie Hoff

As a health and nutrition expert and avid walker and fitness lover, I’m always looking for ways to stay fit on the road and encourage others to do the same. A few years ago, I met Amie Hoff, a NYC-based fitness professional. Hoff, who is certified by the National Academy… Read More

Do You DESERVE to be fit in 2016? Joel Harper Says YES!

Is 2016 the year you’ll JUST DO IT—get fit and become a disciplined exerciser and a more active person in general? If you follow my Food, Fitness & Fiction blog or read my posts on Twitter, Instagram or on Facebook, you know that exercise and physical activity are important—and fun—for… Read More

8 Tips to Eat Well and Stay Fit Over the Holidays

With the holidays in full swing and a New Year only days away, many unfortunately put nutritious eating and being active to the sidelines only to go to extremes once January 1st hits. To help you get into a more mindful and healthier mindset during the holidays and beyond, here… Read More