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March 17, 2013

Stepping Out of the Kitchen & Onto the Dance Floor

Recently, I stepped out of the kitchen and onto the dance floor to participate in my first ballroom dance competition. I decided to do this during one of the busiest times of my life; I was in the midst of writing my second book. What inspired me to take lessons, I don’t know, but it [...]

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March 30, 2010

Spring into Shape! Top Foods for Everyday Athletes (and Weekend Warriors)

Much to my relief, spring is finally here, so afternoons find me back on my bicycle. Needless to say, I have some endurance to regain, but a regular training program coupled with smart food choices will have me back in competitive shape in no time. While sports nutrition can be complex, there are a few [...]

Posted in: Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness/Health
February 15, 2010

Get Onboard with Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Campaign: Learn Healthy Eating Tips for Kids

Yesterday, I appeared on CNN to discuss the childhood obesity epidemic in America. To see the interview, . While the topic has been addressed in the media for nearly a decade, the subject has been heightened in the wake of Michelle Obama’s announcement that she’d like to eliminate the epidemic within a generation. To do so, [...]

Posted in: Cooking, Fitness, Nutrition, Policy, Wellness/Health
September 1, 2009

Help Us with the Horse Farm Hundred

As you may or may not know, I’ve been in training. I’ve been cycling hundreds of miles each month in preparation for the Horse Farm Hundred, an annual charity race that benefits the University of Florida’s Veterinary Medical School. During the past six months, I’ve consumed my share of eggs, fish and chicken (when what [...]

Posted in: Fitness
June 19, 2009

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

I know this isn't Twitter, but all I have time for is a little "tweet:" I rode 66 miles today!  Woo-hoo!! You Might Also Like: Simple Smoothie Pantry Staples Easy, Inexpensive & Delicious Dinners

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