Category Archives: Jodi Cornelio

LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL by Jodi Corlelio: Paddle boarding is a fitness nut’s dream

By Jodi Cornelio
Health Writer

It is so much easier to get fit and stay fit when you are having fun in your activity. There are so many outdoor activities in the summertime that can mix up your routine and bring you to a higher fitness level. Let’s step out of our comfort zone and try paddle boarding, which has become very popular in the Northeast.

LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL by Jodi Cornelio: Stretching makes for better golf

By Jodi Cornelio
Health Writer

I trust that all you golfers have been doing something physical this winter to prepare you for a great golf season.
Ultimately, my choice would be to practice yoga two to three times a week. Yoga can help with flexibility and mental stamina for a great golf game.

LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL by Jodi Cornelio: Chef Zipora Einav offers tips for healthy kids

Dear Readers,
Happy May! Let’s think warm weather and healthy eating.
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LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL by Jodi Cornelio: Strength training makes a difference

By Jodi Cornelio

Recent studies have proven that after the age of 30 your body begins to lose muscle mass at a rate of 3 to 5 percent each decade.
The good news is you don’t have to kill yourself or become a body builder to maintain the youthful muscle you had or have in your 30s.
It takes two strength-training sessions per week to maintain lean muscle mass and keep you looking fit.

Shed holiday pounds with some simple tips

By Jodi Cornelio

Here are some simple ways to help you shed those extra pounds from all the holiday gatherings where food in any form is the main attraction.

Share the treats: Candies, pies and cookie not typically part of your nutrition program need to go. Sugars can keep you in a spiraling habit of snacking. Reaching for just one piece of chocolate to keep you going can lead to another. So just stop and either throw away those leftovers or give them away. Bring them to the office or give them to a charitable organization or some other organization you are associated with.

HEALTH column by Jodi Cornelio: Young athletes need the right nutrition to gain a competitive edge

Nutrition can be challenging if you are a young athlete looking for peak performance. It’s true you are what you eat, and if you want to be a star player, look for star nutrition to help you along the way. Here are some basic principles for nutrition for peak performance for the young athlete.

Healthy, colorful cookout potato salad by Jodi Cornelio

By Jodi Cornelio

Talk to any nutritionist, and they will tell you the more color you can add to your plate the healthier it is. Well, here is a colorful dish you can bring to your summer cookouts.

LIVE LONG, LIVE WELL by Jodi Cornelio

May is National Fitness Month

By Jodi Cornelio

TURNER – Has the long winter got you in a routine of shutting down after dinner, curling up in front of the television by 6 p.m. and spending the rest of the night on the sofa? Make May the month to get up and move.

Jodi Cornelio: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? The New Year is a time to look back and reflect on what your 2016 year looked like and build on the good habits and leave the old bad habits behind. It’s a time to say 2017 is going to be a good year and commit to making it happen.

Healthy for the Holidays by Jodi Cornelio

By Jodi Cornelio

We have all heard that the average weight gain throughout the holiday season is 8 pounds followed by guilt and depression to start the New Year. I got an idea: Why don’t we all make it a goal to maintain our weight around the holiday season, still enjoy the food and festivities and be happy throughout the New Year?