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Carolyn C. Healthy Living Professional

Menlo Park, California
Carolyn Collman, MS, ATRI-C, ACE, AEA, NETA is an exercise physiologist, nutritionist and... Full Bio
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Mesothelioma: The Deadly Lung Cancer that Now Plagues Many Women by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In honor of National Women’s Health Week I wanted to put a spotlight on Mesothelioma, a rare, deadly form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. This deadly diseas ... Read on »
Staying fit on Vacation – Part II by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In our previous post, travel expert Kendra Thornton and I wrote about staying fit and healthy when traveling . In this second part post, Kendra gives specific  tips for he ... Read on »
Staying Fit on Vacation – Part I by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In this two-part post, travel expert Kendra Thornton and I will discuss ways to stay fit and healthy while traveling. In this first part, Kendra offers her tips for health ... Read on »
Wellness is a Choice by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last year my family held a surprise party in honor of my Father’s 80th birthday. The fact that my father reached this milestone is no small thing. His family history is ra ... Read on »
Healthy Anti-Aging from the Inside Out by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Aging is a strange phenomenon. Sometimes I feel as though I’ve been alive a long time, other times I can’t believe I’m 46 years old!  Where did the time go? I still feel y ... Read on »
Sodium: An Essential Mineral that Gets a Bad Rap by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living While we don’t need that much of it (a minimum of a quarter teaspoon, or 500 mg daily), sodium has many vital functions in the body. Excess sodium consumption from process ... Read on »
Can Eating Healthfully Hurt? Oxalate Consumption and Pain by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few weeks ago a client of mine with fibromyalgia asked what I knew about the connection between joint and muscle pain and eating foods high in oxalate. She had read that ... Read on »
Harnessing Cycling Saddle Soreness by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After a 5-week break from cycling, I recently resumed riding. In addition to my quads being out of cycling shape, I experienced the kind of  saddle soreness that I hadn’t ... Read on »
Mouth Wide Shut: Adventures in Nostril Breathing – Part 2 by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my previous post I wrote about my past experience with nostril breathing during aerobic exercise and my decision to give it a go again thanks to my fiance’s positive ex ... Read on »
Adventures in Nostril Breathing – Part I by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Eighteen years ago when I was a competitive marathoner and a graduate student in exercise physiology, I picked up a rather unorthodox new book called Body, Mind and Sport, ... Read on »
Get Fit by Fifty for a Longer, Better Life by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve always told my older clients that it’s never too late to begin exercising to reap the rewards. According to recently published research, however, it may benefit you m ... Read on »
Tandem Adventures Part II: Paris by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In my previous post I described my tandem bicyling adventures in Bend, OR at the National Masters Cycling Championships . From the week in Bend we arrived home exhilirat ... Read on »
Tandem Adventures Part I: Bend, OR by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Anyone who reads my blog regularly may wonder why I haven’t written in awhile. Well….I was a little busy in September  - away much of the month. The adventures began wi ... Read on »
Yet Another Reason to Avoid Simple Carbs – They May Reduce Your Intelligence by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By now you probably know that it’s smart to avoid simple carbohydrates (“unnaturally-occurring” sugars and refined starches) for disease prevention and weight control. But ... Read on »
Exercise for a Healthy Heart: More Than Just Cardio by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When most people think of exercising for a healthier heart, cardiovascular exercise  is typically what comes to mind. Indeed,  when cardiologists advise patients to exerci ... Read on »
Natural Remedies for Bumps, Bruises, Trips and Falls by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately I’ve been feeling like such a klutz!  In the space of 2 weeks I:  bumped my head so badly I almost passed out;  tripped and fell on my right hip, knee and shoulder ... Read on »
Sugar Sugar Everywhere – Even in Foods that Aren’t Sweet! by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently came across this list of 8 foods with surprisingly hidden, added sugars  and it spurred me to touch on this not-so-sweet subject again. Unnaturally occurring su ... Read on »
Be Patient and Let Wellness Work by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been thinking a lot about patience lately. It’s one of those valuable commodities most of us could use more of. When it comes to improving their wellness, many people ... Read on »
Healthy Travel – It’s not an Oxymoron by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I pulled my suitcase out of storage today in preparation for a trip I’m taking next week and it got me thinking about individuals who travel regularly. Whether  for busine ... Read on »
Core Training Made Simple by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Strong abdominals not only give a slim, fit appearance, they are also your spine’s main support system and are vital to good posture.  When contracted, the abdominal muscl ... Read on »