By Kelly Harold

Aug 27, 2010 4:00pm

From Tom Holland: Listen to Your Body

Remember to listen to your body. There is a difference between muscle soreness and pain. We workout with soreness, we do not workout through pain. Taking a day or two off to let a pain subside is much better than trying to "work through" it,… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 26, 2010 1:53pm

Day 85: Team Juju Uniforms!

Our “Team Juju” uniforms have arrived!!!  The tri-suit makes me feel like I could actually pass as a sprint tri-athlete!! The shorts have less padding than bike shorts, so I’ll swim and bike and run in them. Gulp.   I’ve been training my heart out… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 25, 2010 5:04pm

From SELF Magazine: Become a Cheese Whiz!

Holy cow! Women who ate an ounce of full-fat cheese daily gained fewer pounds over time than their less-cheesy peers, a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows. Whole dairy contains conjugated linoleic acid, which may stoke your metabolism. To become a cheese… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 24, 2010 5:41pm

From Tom Holland: Muscle weighs more than fat!

When it comes to working with clients for weight-loss, I like to measure success by the way their clothes fit, not by what the scale reads. You should do the same. If you are strength training as you should be, muscle weighs more than fat…. Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 23, 2010 5:31pm

Day 82: Group Swim at Candlewood Lake

I didn’t drown.  That’s the good news. Team TRI took a practice swim up at Candlewood Lake.  .25 miles.  A quarter of a mile.  A lap around a track. 400 yards.  16 laps in a pool.  No matter how you count it, it’s an intimidating… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 20, 2010 7:45am

From SELF Magazine: The Vitamin D Dilemma

Recent studies imply that higher D levels may combat depression and cancer. Is it a miracle nutrient or an overhyped supplement? This Q&A from SELF Magazine’s experts seeks D truth. Why is D a hot topic? We know that D helps bones store calcium. Now… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 18, 2010 12:27pm

From Self Magazine: 5 Common Fattening Flubs

When you’re trying to eat healthy and drop a few pounds, these tricks seem smart but actually tend to cause gains. From the experts at SELF, here’s how to really correct 5 common fattening flubs. Fattening flub: Eating a variety of foods Why it doesn't… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 17, 2010 3:45pm

From Tom Holland: Learn To Control Your “Triggers”

A huge part of getting in shape is nutrition. We all have our own likes and dislikes when it comes to food, and we also have our own personal "triggers" that cause us to eat, and often overeat. Begin to notice what your "triggers" are…. Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 16, 2010 2:33pm

Day 75: Tips for the Swim

The tri is minus 25 days and counting. Gulp. We have over 160 people signed up on Team Juju – Many from the ranks of ABC…. Some friends, family and even inspired viewers. I’m also hearing from people who are sending encouragement and tips. Stan… Read More »

By Kelly Harold

Aug 13, 2010 1:56pm

From Self Magazine: Craving Candy? How to Beat the Urge

Have you noticed that the candy jar has replaced the watercooler as the workplace hot spot: By mid-afternoon, everyone gathers around “the bowl.” According to a poll, 52 percent of readers share a candy stash with coworkers, and 23 percent dig into it at… Read More »