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Susannyny Healthy Living Professional

Forest Hills, New York
I am a NESTA Certified Fitness Nutrition Coach and founder of Catapult Fitness Blog, as featured in Oxygen Magazine's Winter 2009 Fat Loss issue (page 82). I am also a contributing writer for MindBodySanctuary.com and DailyBurn.com.
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Time Well Spent by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I decided to head over to the gym last night around 7pm and quickly remembered why I typically DON'T go to the gym at night - it was mobbed. My main goal was to get in ... Read on »
The Smith Machine - Friend Or Foe? by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My neighborhood New York Sports Club has gone heavy on the Smith Machines, while providing only 1 full power rack - something that quite honestly has peeved me off. It's ... Read on »
Ask The Trainer by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating CFB reader Anne M. sent in a question a couple of weeks ago concerning probiotics and belly fat. Question: A co-worker mentioned to me that probiotics cuts belly fat. Is ... Read on »
Rose Goldstein by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My great-aunt, Rose Goldstein, passed away yesterday at age 105. It got me thinking last night about all the inventions, novelties and events this woman saw in her lifeti ... Read on »
Quinoa Salad Recipe by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tried this recipe (yes, if you click that link it will take you directly to the Quinoa Salad recipe!) from The City Cook today and loved, loved, LOVED it! Some modificati ... Read on »
May Is National Arthritis Month by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of you reading this posting may think that you’re way too young to be thinking about Arthritis, or like me, some of you may be experiencing a few more aches and pains t ... Read on »
Running Season by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The weather is warming up and several of my friends throughout the country currently training for half and full marathons. This posting is for you! MapMyRun.com is a soc ... Read on »
The Eat Clean Diet by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When I decided to begin my journey it was as much about getting healthy as it was getting fit. A good deal of time early on was spent working out my nutrition plan. One o ... Read on »
Pace Yourself by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here's a really interesting training tidbit for those of you looking to improve your strength. Tempo is a training parameter that is quite often neglected. A study pub ... Read on »
Can Fat Fight Fat? by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When I first started studying nutrition it took me a while to wrap my head around the concept of “healthy fats”. From the time I hit my 30s it seemed that ‘fat free’ fo ... Read on »
Ask The Trainer by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating One of the most common questions I get is in regards to what to eat as a post-workout meal. The first 45 - 60 minutes following a strength training workout is a window of ... Read on »
Pearl's Of Wisdom From Coach Sonnon by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you're lucky you find a qualified trainer who can teach you proper exercise technique. Over time you will not only transform your body, but realize many of the psychol ... Read on »
How Sweet It Is by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you were around in the 1970s you likely heard of the grapefruit diet, a quick-fix, fad diet that had followers eating a grapefruit with each meal and consuming ridiculo ... Read on »
What Can We Learn From The Running Indians? by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The Tarahumara Indians live high in the Sierra Madre Mountains of mainland Mexico, in the area known as Copper Canyon, as it is referred to in the U.S. Unlike many indige ... Read on »
But The Box Says Zero Trans Fat by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you think that just because the label on the box says "zero" trans fat that you're safe from this demon of all fats, think again! For those not quite sure how trans ... Read on »
5 More Fat Burning Tips For You by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We have just had our last deluge of rain here in the Northeast this week (4+ inches in 2 days!) and according to the weather forecast Spring weather should be sprung later t ... Read on »
Ask The Trainer by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We received an email this week from a reader asking whether they should perform steady-state cardio before or after strength training. My first reaction was to ask "why" ... Read on »
Cross-Training by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As a follow-up to this weeks posting by Adam Kelinson, I came across a summary in the March 2010 issue of Runner's Magazine on cross-training when dealing with a running rel ... Read on »
The Emperor’s New Shoes by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The two most important parts of the body for a triathlete are the feet. They carry one’s body weight while running to the water, act as propellers during the swim, provide ... Read on »
31 New Bootcamp Workouts by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The Turbulence Training Bootcamp Workouts were so popular over the past year, Craig decided to go back to the drawing board to create 31 brand new Bootcamp Workouts. Ever ... Read on »