National Personal Training Certification

National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT) – Now NCAA certified; note, from time to time, JoAnn Brickley teaches this weekend certification program at Hydration Health and Fitness. For more info, call 412-877-0452

Muscle Activation Technique (MAT) While this unique body work is offered at Hydration Health and Fitness, at the above website you can find MAT professionals all over the country.

Dura Balls – Company that sells Dura Balls online

The C.H.E.K Institute – center for advanced exercise education.

Painting in Pittsburgh – There are vendors you like and vendors you love. For painting, we totally love Paul Adams and his crew. They do beautiful work.

Burn Bright, Don’t Burn Out A great article about how to keep yourself from burning out.

Website of Dr. Oz Source of health and medical advice.

WebMD Source of medical advice.

Dr. Andrew Weil Source of alternative health and medical advice

National Food Pyramid

This is what the government recommends we eat. Unfortunately, if you look closely, you can see it is highly influenced by lobbying. It should say, avoid meat, dairy (esp. milk), sugar, white flour and processed foods. It says things like, “make half your grains whole” which is great advice for people who are only eating processed foods, but ideally you’d make all your grains whole. Use your head.

LovePong An amazing fun, free site that supports couples in relationship.

Need counseling?  Check out one of our favorite Pittsburgh therapists, David Prybock

Calobunga – brilliant website for calorie counters – it’s like Google for food info. Try it!

Meal Delivery A great resource for folks in California! For a fresh meal delivery that is healthy and filled with nutrition, come visit

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog