Dr Phil McAllister's Latest Posts

Dr. Phil Shares: 5 Tips For Getting Fit When You’re Plus Size

Starting a fitness journey is always a challenge, but it may feel even more daunting when you’re carrying a few extra pounds. If it’s been awhile since the last time you laced up your sneakers, you may not be 100 percent sure what you’re still capable of — which can make it a little intimidating […]

| January 16th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: Should You Work Out If You Are Sore?

I often get complaints from clients about being sore. Statements like “I thought exercise was going to make me feel good, but now I feel worse than ever” are somewhat common with people who are new to exercising. And there’s not too much for me to tell them. The fact is that if you have […]

| January 9th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: What To Eat To Shed The Pounds

 There’s no getting around it — if you want to lose weight, your nutrition game needs to be on point. As the saying goes, you can’t outrun a bad diet. But, there’s nothing worse than suffering through a diet that makes you miserable — especially when you still don’t see the results you want. Many fad […]

| December 28th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: A Beginner’s Guide to Weightlifting

When you decide to add strength training to your workout routine, knowing where to start can be tricky. And once you get going, knowing how to progress can be even trickier. After all, most weight-room newbies are unsure of their strength and, in turn, how to push it to its limits. How heavy of a dumbbell […]

| December 26th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: How to Reduce Holiday Stress!

The topic I’m going to address today is how to handle holiday stress with greater ease. If you think about it, we could make “holiday stress” a great opportunity to teach us how to manage “any time” stress. A great place to start is having our priorities straight so you’re clear on what matters and what doesn’t. […]

| December 19th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares:6 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain at Holiday Parties

I love the holidays! But if you’re trying to lose weight, all the sweet, carb-filled holiday treats can sometimes add stress to your celebrations. In this blog, I’m going to share with you how to enjoy all the delights of the season while still staying true to your weight-loss goals. First, remember that there’s no […]

| December 12th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: 10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Do you find that the scale moves up a few pounds during this time of the year? During summertime, we’re focused on our bodies, given we know we’ll be wearing the revealing clothing that goes with the season. But when fall and winter come around, that mindset falls away like autumn leaves. Maybe it’s our […]

| December 7th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: 7 Common Low-Carb Diet Mistakes

  There’s an equal amount of confusion and hype surrounding a low-carb diet. Research shows low-carb diets can be an effective way to shed pounds — although not necessarily superior to weight-reduction results achieved by other diets, such as a low-fat or reduced-calorie diets. But a low-carb diet plan isn’t as straightforward as the name might have you believe. “A low-carbohydrate diet […]

| November 28th 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: Post-Injury Tips to Help You Recover Faster

“Hey, don’t cry,” said the ER nurse, approaching my hospital bed. “We got that arm back in.” Yes we did. It took two doctors, the nurse, me, the threat of being put under general anesthetic, and two giant IV bags of pain meds to do it. And it still hurt like hell. But that’s not […]

| November 21st 2017

Dr. Phil Shares: 14 Exercises for Lower Back Pain

As with bedbugs and the national deficit, the source of lower back pain can be hard to trace. Sometimes it’s a sudden, jarring injury. Other times it’s due to long-term over- or underuse. Often the simple act of sitting (which most office workers do for an estimated 10 hours a day) is to blame for […]

| November 21st 2017