Recently I had the pleasure of hiking the Grand Canyon, rim to rim. If you don’t know “Grand Canyon lingo,” that means starting on one side of the canyon, hiking ...
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Yikes, I can’t keep my New Year’s Resolution! The motivation of the the new year has worn off, you find yourself slipping back into old habits and you decide it may not be worth the effort. Changing your life is hard work and can be overwhelming. What should you do? Give up? Throw in the […]
Since October, I’ve been sending out a monthly challenge to my email subscribers and Fitness & Nutrition Members, but this month, I decided to share the January Challenge in my blog. Getting control of what you put in your mouth is key to success when it comes to health and weight loss. The benefits of […]
If you are like many people in America, your New Year’s resolutions involve some kind of health or fitness related activity. Many people want to lose weight, eat healthier, start exercising, run a 5 k, get fit, and on and on. While we have good intentions and often start strong, something along the way happens […]
There’s a lot of controversy over the hit TV reality show, The Biggest Loser. Regardless of your opinion of the show or their methods, one thing I think we can agree on is their approach last season to the problem of childhood obesity. If you don’t watch the show, let me fill you in on […]
Here’s an acronym to help you remember 10 ways to stay on track this Thanksgiving. Give yourself permission to enjoy the holiday without guilt or shame. Before you gather around the Thanksgiving table, decide what treats you’re going to enjoy. Have a little and be satisfied. You’ll feel empowered, not guilty. Include plenty of water. […]
I don’t know about you, but my Facebook page is full of posts about the latest, greatest drinks, shakes, supplements, or wraps to promote health and weight loss. Now listen carefully, I’m not necessarily saying there is anything WRONG with these products or that you are weak, stupid, or crazy for using them. What I […]
Metabolism is simply the process of your body turning what you eat and drink (calories) into energy. Without going into the scientific process, I want to look at some common ideas people have about metabolism. 5 Common Ideas People Have about Metabolism “My metabolism is so slow or non-existent.”FALSE. Your body must burn calories to […]
If you follow me on FaceBook or read my blog, you know I don’t believe in “going on a diet.” I do believe in clean eating and portion control. I think this way of eating will promote a healthy body weight and over-all health and wellness. But what happens when you blow it? Can you […]
You’re eating well and exercising regularly but the scale is just not moving! You’re not seeing body changes and your clothes are still too snug. What’s up with that? There might be a few things you’re doing to sabotage your weight loss efforts. The Problem Eating Too Much It’s so hard to estimate what […]
Let’s assume you want to make some changes in your lifestyle. First, you have to find your why and then you’ll find what motivates you. What is motivation? How can you get motivated and why do you lose your motivation? Why do some people seem to have endless motivation and some have none? Let’s look […]