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Can You Eat Whatever You Want Over the Holidays and Not Gain a Pound?

So, once again the holidays are upon us and, of course, this is the time of year when I’m supposed to tell you how to stay healthy and make it to New Years without gaining weight. But here’s a new twist for you. Instead of thinking about not gaining weight, why don’t you challenge yourself […]

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Pump Up Your Willpower Muscles

Willpower is like a muscle. The more you flex it, the stronger it gets. Not only that. Numerous studies have demonstrated that regularly exerting your willpower through physical exercise leads to better willpower in nearly all other areas of life. Like a muscle, regularly exerting self-control will leave your willpower muscle exhausted and depleted in […]

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Cut Your Carb Cravings

If you’ve been listening to the news or reading the newspapers lately I’m sure you’ve heard about the latest research on how eating refined carbohydrates can lead to carbohydrate cravings a few hours later. Wow! This is earth shattering! I’ve never heard this before. I’m kidding, of course. I’ve only been sharing this with people […]

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Dr. Del’s Get Lean by Summer Fitness Challenge!

My challenge to you is to build your leanest body between April and June. I want you to look good naked on the beach this summer. I am even offering to coach you along the way. Each week I will design three new workouts (beginner, intermediate & advance) and a new meal plan with complete […]

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Simple Strategies for Making Quick Healthy Meals

Are you challenged by your busy schedule to find the time to plan and make your meals? Do you find yourself eating out more than you would like? Are you frustrated with the pace of your progress but unable to maintain a consistent eating plan? If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Over a […]

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Whatever you do make it count

It doesn’t matter if you only have time to do one thing, make it count. It doesn’t matter if you only have ten minutes to exercise, make it count. It doesn’t matter if you can’t finish everything on your “to-do” list; make what you do finish consequential. When the bell finally tolls for you, no […]

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Weight Loss Strategy: Drink up

Recent research reported that just two 8-ounce glasses of water, taken before meals, enable people to shed more weight. This is no surprise; I’ve been counseling my clients for years that increased water consumption is an effective weight loss strategy. To learn how to cut your workout time in half and get twice the results, […]

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Eat Dinner Early

According to new research published in the journal Cell Metabolism, mice that eat dinner early then fast for 16 hours are slimmer than those who ate the same amount of calories but also kept eating later. The same principle may also apply to humans. What’s for dinner? Check out the 10-minute recipes in my new […]

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Take Five—a simple weight loss strategy

So, how are those fitness and nutrition goals coming along so far this year? You remember the ones you set at the beginning of the year, don’t you? Yes, I know, life gets in the way. Remember, if you were to change just one habit each week, you will definitely transform your body and your […]

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Your Brain on Meditation

How you use the body affects its health and function. This is also true for the brain. Research has shown that meditation can create structural changes in the brain that lead to enhanced concentration, memory, increased ability to tolerate pain and less emotional reactivity to outside stimuli. Can’t sit still long enough to meditate? Try […]

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