Lisa Gulley

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Lisa wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Fitness & Exercise.

Latest by Lisa Gulley


Healthy ways to ditch the stress eating

When I am stressed, the first thing I look for is something sweet to eat. My brain immediately wants the comfort of chocolate brownies to help avoid all the uneasy feelings from any kind of stress. Sound familiar? You are not alone Here are some meth...


3 Leg Exercises to Try Now

Get your legs in shape for summer by doing these simple exercises.


How to Stay Fit During Stressful Times

When stress hits, it can be easy to put fitness goals aside for a while. Follow these few simple rules to make sure you don’t get sidetracked.


Winter Workouts: What to Wear

Winter is here, and if you love to workout outside, you will need to keep yourself warm and protected from the elements. The secret to winter workout wear is to layer your clothes so the heat gets trapped between the layers to keep you warm. Each lay...

Is it better to do cardio or strength training first?

I hear it all the time–what should I do first, cardio or weights? You can Google this and get 25 differing opinions and research studies. Overwhelming, yes? In my opinion, women should hit the weights first, for two reasons: 1. Strength does a body g...


How to Burn Fat This Summer

Following your old workout routine probably won’t be enough. Here’s what you can do to really make a difference.