Get Moving with Exergaming

Today’s post is from our other ACE FITNESS INTERN Jessica McMillan.  Yes, we’ve had two Jess’s here for the last few months.  Makes it easy when you have a tough time remembering names like I do.  (Don‘t take it personally, Jess.  I have trouble remembering my husband’s name sometimes.)  Anyhoo, Jess M. is here today […]

Why! Why! Don’t I Ever Lose Weight?

Stress over weight worries seem to accumulate into more stress, like a snowball rolling down a hill. An increase in stress can frequently turn into ‘WHY’ questions: Why have I gained so much weight in the last month? Why did she ask me to do that? Why do I feel like I should just do […]

It Happened This Week: PCOS, Exercise for Healthy Bones, Magazine Advice & Making Changes

Monika Woolsey, registered dietitian and founder of the inCYST network for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has spent the week here at our women’s healthy weight loss program leading our first-ever intensive week-long program for managing PCOS.  Monika also blogged this week about why living an anti-inflammatory lifestyle is important for healthy skin. Moving […]

Weight Loss: Overweight Kids Benefit from Healthy Lifestyle Change and Family Involvement

It may seem obvious to you and me that overweight teens and children can benefit from healthy lifestyle change, but because there are a variety of treatments out there that focus on drug treatment for obesity, researchers wanted to study the specific benefits of behavioral change. A new review, published in the Cochrane Library, examined […]