About Tommy Destefano

NASM Certified Personal Trainer. BA in Sports Management & Marketing. Played Hockey & Baseball for 27 yrs.

20 Foods to Increase Brain Power

Brain degeneration can affect anyone and everyone. Statistics show that the longer we live, the more our risk for Alzheimer’s increases. So, clearly it makes sense to do everything we possibly can to maintain a healthy brain. Our food choices Continue reading 20 Foods to Increase Brain Power

Six Ways to Stop Over-Eating

It can be hard not to over-eat. You eat a healthy meal at home, think you’re doing well, then you head out in public and are surrounded by junk food and ads for junk food. You get hungry, and pretty Continue reading Six Ways to Stop Over-Eating

Brain Food

Most of us have long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to be productive for your marathon workdays, what you put in your body matters more than how many hours you put in at work. Here are some foods you should add to your diet Continue reading Brain Food


Believe it or not, the holidays are near, football season just started, baseball season is coming to a close, and hockey and basketball season are just around the corner. Let’s be honest, these events typically revolve around food and alcohol. Continue reading Alcohol

5 Reasons to Exercise That Have Nothing to do With Weight-Loss

As a certified personal trainer, I see a lot of clients and gym members who are motivated to change their lives, because they are convinced the loss of a few (or many) pounds will dramatically improve their outlook. There is Continue reading 5 Reasons to Exercise That Have Nothing to do With Weight-Loss

Are you burnt out?

What can athletes teach us about avoiding burnout? Believe it or not, some of the same principles that help them avoid injury and make the most of their workouts can actually help us avoid professional burnout as well. When we were younger, most Continue reading Are you burnt out?

How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

There’s a reason why so many of us turn to a pint full of Ben & Jerry’s when we’re feeling lonely, depressed or stressed. Sugar makes us feel good or at least for a short period of time. Sugar is Continue reading How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

Marsblade Follow-Up – Two Years Later

About two years ago, I wrote about Marsblade. I’m happy to report that I still love them as much, if not more than when I first got them set up. Being a men’s league hockey player, I am on the Continue reading Marsblade Follow-Up – Two Years Later

10 Reasons to Bike at Night

Last night my girlfriend and I went on an extended night ride and even though it can get kind of creepy at times, it’s a blast! Sound crazy? Here are 10 reasons why riding at night is awesome: 1. Riding in Continue reading 10 Reasons to Bike at Night


You may be wondering what “EDSO” is. Well I watched at TED Talk a little while back and it’s an acronym that helped me remember the “happy chemicals” that occur in our bodies; endorphins, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin. When we Continue reading EDSO