Can You Think Yourself Fit?

Source: Optimal Fitness Newsletter for April 1st 2007 Wouldn’t it be great if we could attain the body of our dreams just by thinking about it? What if I told you that your mind actually plays the most important role in your success in getting fit? Sounds crazy, but it’s true… Our subconscious mind has […]

News Update: Scientists Call for Worldwide Warning: Be Wary of Eating Fish

Source: Optimal Fitness Newsletter for April 1st 2007 According to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in a Public Release on March 8, 2007, the health risks posed by mercury contaminated fish is sufficient to warrant issuing a worldwide general warning to the public especially children and women of childbearing age-to be careful about how much and […]

Obesity & Sleep Deprivation

December 13, 2004 Happy Monday! Last week the topic for the newsletter was on the recent research linking SLEEP DEPRIVATION TO INCREASED HUNGER & WEIGHT GAIN. This is a special interest to me because many of my clients want to lose weight and they want to do it the simplest way possible. Many believe it […]

Medical Hypnosis Helps Manage Illness

Hi Everyone, Check out this article on medical hypnosis. Gwenn Henkel at the Optimal Fitness Lifestyle Center is a Master Medical Hypnotherapist and can help you decrease stress, pain, anxiety, depression, weight and more. The article below will give you some techniques you can do on your own for self hypnosis. Source: Bottom Line’s Daily Health News. […]


December 23, 2004 Are you getting enough magnesium in your diet? I have been coming across a lot of information about the need for magnesium and the problems that can be induced by a deficiency. If you or anyone you know has problems with allergies, asthma, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, heart disease, muscle cramps, memory […]


January 20, 2005 Did you know? The US spends more per person on health care than any other country, yet ranks 37th for overall quality (WHO Survey, 2000, USA Today, June 21, 2000). In America alone, 2.9 billion prescriptions are written per year. Many of these drugs treat symptoms and don’t resolve the actual cause. […]

Self Massage -The Key To Success!

Decrease Pain, Reduce Injuries and Improve Performance with Self Massage Techniques. Self  Myofascial release is a manual massage technique for stretching the fascia and releasing bonds between fascia, integument, muscles, and bones with the goal of eliminating pain, increasing range of motion and balancing the body. The fascia is manipulated, directly or indirectly, allowing the […]

Summer – Sun and Fun!

May 13, 2004 Summer – Sun and Fun! Summer is almost here and I just want to remind you about some precautions to take. Summer has us participating in lots of sports…on land & in the water (surfing, swimming, water skiing, baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, golf, cycling, running, inline skating, climbing, adventure and […]