Mar 7, 2012 8:55am

Skinny Secrets in Manhattan Dieting

You’d think a woman married to an Italian chef would know a thing or two about staying in shape.  Eileen Daspin, wife of Cesare Casella, executive chef of Salumeria Rosi salumi and wine bar, writes: “I taste everything but eat almost nothing,” in her latest book… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 13, 2010 3:09pm

We Did It!!!! Team Juju Completed the Triathlon!

I feel so blessed with colleagues, friends, and family who are so game! They signed up to do a crazy thing.. And we did it!! We swam our hearts out.. We biked until it hurt.. And we ran into a finish that was so full… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 10, 2010 12:18pm

Day 99: The Tri is Tomorrow!!

After 99 days of training, tomorrow is the finish line.. the Housatonic Valley Sprint Triathlon. I had no idea the journey would be this FUN. The excitement is palpable.  I took my bike this week to the shop for a last minute tune up and… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 10, 2010 11:37am

From Tom Holland: The Day Has Come!

How time flies! The day has come. Team Juju will be racing tomorrow. I am so proud of how many people stuck with the program and are getting ready to do their first triathlon. They did everything necessary to succeed at a new fitness routine:… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 9, 2010 11:20am

From Tom Holland: It’s Time to Taper!

 “Team Juju,” is 2 days away from their tri on September 11th! They are currently in what is known as the “Taper” phase of their training. The “Taper” is the last few weeks before an event when training is decreased each week to rest the… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 8, 2010 7:14pm

From SELF Magazine: Final Tips to Keep Progress Going!

We’ve come such a long way toward reaching this physical – and philanthropic – goal, and it’s been fantastic! We’ve learned a lot, including what the experts SELF know – that you can train your brain to bring better-body results. Here are some final tips… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 6, 2010 9:42am

Day 96: It’s Almost Here…

The Housatonic Valley TRI is THIS SATURDAY people!  As my 2 year old would say….  Holy moly.  I spent my week off doing 12 mile bike rides and swimming … I need to run a bit more.   I’m rested and ready.  Now I just have… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 3, 2010 2:54pm

From Tom Holland: The Excuse Trap

There will always be an excuse not to work out. Always. Work, stress, relationships, family, and so on. These are not excuses, they are actually the reasons we NEED to get our exercise in. Don’t fall into the excuse trap. Make that appointment on your… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Sep 3, 2010 2:51pm

From SELF Magazine: Flat Versus Sparkling Water

Here’s a great Q&A about flat vs sparking water from the experts at www.Self.com: Q: Is there a health-related downside to drinking lots of sparkling water or seltzer? A: For the most part, you're safe with bubbly water. Fizzy H2O has been popular for hundreds… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 30, 2010 2:10pm

From SELF Magazine: How to dine out & stick to your diet!

Don't let enormous portions, boatloads of butter and overflowing bread baskets keep you from eating out. Enjoy your meal and a slimmer shape with these simple tips. Play favorites: Decide before you even have the menu in front of you whether you want to enjoy… Read More »