If You’re Doing This, Your Body Can’t Trim Down

If You’re Doing This, Your Body Can’t Trim Down

A woman at my gym used to finish the daily SPIN class, sweaty and exhausted, then jump on the elliptical machine for an intensive 45-minute workout. Over time, I watched her gain weight, lose upper body tone, and turn flabby all over. What this poor woman didn’t...

Body Basics 4-Min Video Clip

In 1985, I had just began a national advertising campaign with Tickets, which landed a photo of me on a billboard on Sunset Blvd. It was later taken down, because police officers said it was causing too many traffic accidents (true story!!). For the same campaign, I...
Episode 35 | Siphiwe Baleka | Is Your Job Making You Fat?

Episode 35 | Siphiwe Baleka | Is Your Job Making You Fat?

CLICK PLAY! FAMILIAR WITH PODCASTS? LISTEN ON iTUNES! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher Follow Along With The Transcript! Kathy Smith: Siphiwe, welcome to the show. Siphiwe Baleka: Thank you. I’m so excited to be here, Kathy. You really set it all quite nicely. Kathy...
Summer Body Plan

Summer Body Plan

Instructions: Holding a dumbbell in each hand, start with a squat: Engage your core as you slowly lower the hips toward the floor as if you’re sitting back into a chair. Sink down low, forming a 90-degree angle with your lower body and the floor, but make sure your...
Episode 30 | Dr. Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Younger

Episode 30 | Dr. Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Younger

CLICK PLAY! FAMILIAR WITH PODCASTS? LISTEN ON iTUNES! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher Follow along with the transcript   Kathy Smith:                   Well, let’s just jump right in. We’ve all been conditioned to believe that genetics rule, that you’ve...
No Time To Workout? No Problem.

No Time To Workout? No Problem.

By far, one of the most popular excuses for not working out is lack of time. It goes without saying that we all have hectic lives. As a businesswoman and mother, I think I’m as busy as anyone! But when you get to a point that you can’t find 10 or 20 minutes each day...
How To Find Your Lactate Threshold

How To Find Your Lactate Threshold

Scientists rate workout intensity as a percentage of maximum heart rate (MHR). If you want to, you can track your heart rate by wearing a heart rate monitor, or checking your pulse. I found that a more simple way is to pay attention to your body. When you’re at...
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