All posts from Shelli Stein

Diet Myths—Let’s Bust Them Open, Part II

Tuesday Dec 16 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We think one particular food group is the enemy, but it’s not true. In part one of Diet Myths—Let’s Bust Them Open, we took a look at the ... more »

Diet Myths: Let’s Bust Them Open, Part 1

Tuesday Dec 2 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Diets are often all about suffering—this really bothers me! I’m in a myth-busting mood today, so let’s take on the topic of modern-day diets and ... more »

3 Secret Weapons Against Stress, Inflammation, and Insomnia

Tuesday Oct 21 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Stress, inflammation, and lack of sleep shorten your telomeres—which can shorten your life. Three protectors help you overcome the effects. You ... more »

Trick Your Fat Cells Into Shrinking

Tuesday Sep 2 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Can you really get rid of fat cells? If there’s one topic that many of us think about but don’t quite understand, it’s fat loss. So let’s see ... more »

Stressed? How to Test Your Adrenal Gland Function

Tuesday Aug 19 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Too much stress can throw off your adrenal glands, leading to other health problems. Did you know that your adrenal glands can be the source of ... more »

4 Exercise Myths—Do You Really Need to Stretch Before a Workout?

Tuesday Jul 29 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Is it really bad to let your knees go past your toes while doing a squat or lunge? Does science both fascinate and frustrate you? It sure does me! The ... more »

Don’t Stress Over Stress: 17 Ways to Handle Stress

Tuesday Jul 15 2014 | by Shelli Stein

“One of the things I’ve observed in myself, as well as others, is we get stressed out when things don’t go as we planned and others don’t ... more »

Steady-State Aerobic Exercise Promotes Weight Loss…NOT

Tuesday Jun 24 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Do you believe that aerobic exercise will help you lose weight? If you read about health and fitness, I’m sure you’ve heard the term ... more »

Feet: The Foundation of a Good Workout

Tuesday Jun 17 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We often don’t pay attention to our feet until pain arises, but I think in this case, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. I ... more »

How to Work Out: Exercise Guidelines 101

Friday May 23 2014 | by Shelli Stein

If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the fitness jargon, read on for what you need to know about the basics of healthy exercise. I’m ... more »

Running is Good For Your Health, Right? Maybe Not

Tuesday May 13 2014 | by Shelli Stein

We all think running is a great way to lose weight, but that’s not always the case. This was the joke of the day that recently appeared on my ... more »

How Jumping Rope Can Keep You Fit AND Trim

Thursday Apr 10 2014 | by Shelli Stein

This one exercise both burns fat and firms your muscles. Have you ever wondered if there was ONE exercise you could do to keep yourself both fit and ... more »

7 Dangerous Myths Women Believe About Fitness

Monday Mar 10 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Despite the myths, every woman can enjoy the benefits of strength training. After twenty plus years of working in the fitness industry, as both a ... more »