10 Holiday Fitness Hacks

Tis “The Season”!!! Chocolate and gumdrops and brunches, OH MY!!! This time of year can be a health and fitness disaster unless you take control. It’s simply not logical to think that you can indulge every craving for 5 months and suddenly change track. If you give in to those cravings from September through most…

The Truth About Fitness

I was listening to some great music on You Tube today when all of a sudden, an ad telling us that the only thing that’s keeping us fat is the WAY we poop. I’m serious. Since my head all but exploded, and it was necessary to click on some mysterious link that didn’t readily appear,…

Fit Over 40 with Muscle

The Lie Muscle rules! As far back as I can remember, I have heard people say things like, “Well, you know, I’m getting old.” as an excuse to let themselves go. I have known mere girls of 30 who cried for days when they turned 30 because they thought that it meant a descent into…

Vacation Fun in a Swimsuit!

Vacation Paradise! I well remember the trips that we took to Panama City Beach, Florida when I was a child! I LIVED for those vacations. By the time that I was about 4 years old, I had figured out that I could delay the anxiety associated with leaving the beach if I thought about Christmas…

Stay Full and Lose Weight!

  Common Misconception Eating to stay full could be a challenge in the diet era that I grew up in. I well remember years of my life growing up in a home where I was constantly on a diet. My mother believed that 1000 calories per day was the magic number for weight loss, although…

Athlete In You

The Imposter I can remember when I first started lifting weights about three years ago. Although I was dead serious about bodybuilding, when I first began building strength, I felt like an imposter. I was studying well-known females who were already successful in this sport and I didn’t feel like I was “one of them”….

Ab Doer 360, Just Don’t!

Ab Doer 360 Wow, just think, for three easy payments of $66.65 or one payment of $199.95, you too can have an Ab Doer 360 (or damn fancy office chair) to hang your laundry from too. Why would you hang laundry from this fancy chair masquerading as a piece of fitness equipment you may ask?…

Weight Loss Magic

  You Can Do Weight Loss Magic! I always looked at people who were thinner than me and thought that they knew some kind of magic trick. I read fashion magazines and looked at the high fashion models in disbelief. How could they look like that!?! They had to be magical creatures with pixie dust…

Genetics and Habits in Obesity

photo from pexels-andrea-piacquadio-3768146 Cause or Curse? I first heard the phrase, “Generational Curse” about 20 years ago and had absolutely no idea about what it was supposed to be. Turns out that there were people around me who believed that bad traits passed from one generation to another by some mystical means other than just…

Crush Your Weight Loss Goals!

  Set Your Goals Before we can begin to pursue a goal, it’s necessary to determine what those goals are. So often, people live for years just wanting to lose weight. They may have an unrealistic goal in mind. It could be to wear clothes that they wore when they were in high school or…