How to Make Time for Exercise

What Do You Really Want? One of the main reasons that people don’t succeed in their health initiatives is failing to prioritize. Some refer to this illusive quality as “Time Management”. The truth is exactly what my Grandmother said, “People do what they want to do.”, implying that we talk a good game but when…

Be Encouraged

When the voices say you can’t go on get up and show them that they are wrong. Don’t Quit.   When all around you closes in and darkness rises deep within, When pain reigns and there’s no escape When life gives nothing, it just takes and takes, When your best efforts seem in vain, and…

Lose 10 Pounds this Summer!

Party! After the Fourth of July swimsuits go on sale, Fall decorations begin to show up in Walmart, the barbecues and pool parties begin to slow and the exhilaration of the Season begins to fade. The excitement of getting slimmed down for the Summer is gone and we can have trouble focusing on our goals…

Reach Your Goal!

Pure Magic Persistence is the key ingredient that makes all the difference in the world. There are many people who have great genetics, money, talent, a great personality or seem to get every break in the world but still fall short of their ultimate goals. There are others who work against all odds and succeed…

Three Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

The Original Lie Ahhh… I’ve heard the myth my whole life… “It’s easier to¬† lose weight in the Summer because of the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables.” Seriously? Do you know how many calories and grams of carbohydrates are in some fruits? I struggled with this hard truth for years, not understanding why the…

Escape Anxiety and Meet Your Goals

Anxiety, Depression and Goals Setting and working towards goals can reduce anxiety and depression and help you lead a happier life. (1) When we are constantly motivated to move towards a goal, we tend to organize our lives in that direction. We have less time for negative thoughts that weigh us down and hinder our…

6 Habits of Highly Successful People

Success is a relative term. What looks like success to one person may not look like success to another. Your success will be achieved when you set and meet goals that are important to you and improve your life. There are habits that all successful people have that are easy to cultivate with just a…

Active Rest, Days Off Are Important

Contradictory Term? The term “Active Rest” sounds contradictory but it simply means that you don’t do your hard workout. You rest from that and stay moderately active. When we work out really hard, it’s more work than fun but on Active Rest days, we can do fun things just to keep moving and get in…

It’s Entirely Up to You

Doctors do not make you healthy. They attempt to heal you after you have sickened or injured yourself. Teachers do not make you learn. You must pick up those books, read the words and absorb their meaning. Trainers do not make you fit. No amount of money in the world is going to buy you…

Zipline Adventure!

Special Shout-Out To Andy, John, Blake, Eric and Matthew my Guides and Managers at The Screaming Eagle, Lake Guntersville State Park, Guntersville, Alabama. They are exceptional. Thank you for keeping me safe.Want To Fly? Hot, sweaty, adrenaline pumping, daredevil fun in the beautiful, lush, deep woods of Lake Guntersville State Park in Guntersville, Alabama…that was…