In the Media

Norma Rixter: A Better Body & Life (NBC 5 Chicago)

Being healthy doesn’t necessarily mean being thin or young.  Norma Rixter may be in her 50s but she doesn’t look like it.  She changed her diet and exercise habits to help get off medication and get into a healthier lifestyle.   Watch the Video

The Reason I Feel Fabulous, (MORE Magazine)

The reason I feel fabulous at age 55 is because I get to do what I love, with a group of amazing women who are all over age 40!  These women are my Fitness clients and they are all committed to the most important game…their lives.  Continue Reading

Food Mavens in our Midst: Norma Rixter, (

At age 40, Oak Parker Norma Rixter was diagnosed with possible multiple sclerosis and diminished lung capacity.  According to Rixter, she was “prescribed a ton of medication, but nothing was working. Nothing changed until I changed my diet.” Continue Reading

Go for the Gold, Blue and Green in 2013, (News Service of Advocate Health Care)

Whether you’re training for a high-intensity, endurance sport, enjoy competing as a weekend warrior, or just starting an exercise routine, your diet is critical to your success. Making the right food choices can help you perform at your peak. So how do you turn yourself into a nutritional powerhouse? One word: “Superfoods.”  Continue Reading

Your Hotel Room is Your Gym – No Excuse (

Saying fit while you travel is often a task.  Some hotels don’t have a gym, some charge for the gym and other times it’s just difficult… Continue Reading

New Community Kitchen Aims to Improve Health (

The Westside Health Authority began offering cooking classes last week as part of its new community kitchen… Continue Reading