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October 15, 2015
dessert separate from meal time

Keep Dessert Separate From Mealtime

I received a lot of great feedback about my dessert habit in a recent post, My Most Effective Fitness Habits. Since so many of you seemed particularly interested in finding ways to handle dessert in a balanced approach to fitness, I thought it was worth writing a separate post to […]
September 26, 2015
My Personal Journey With Iron Deficiency Anemia

My Personal Journey With Iron Deficiency Anemia

My personal journey with iron deficiency anemia started in my late 30’s. I was a busy mom with two young children. Thinking back, I realize that the insidious nature of my symptoms went largely unnoticed at first. A wave of extreme fatigue would hit each day around two in the […]
September 24, 2015
What Are The Fit People On The Front Row Really Thinking?

What Are The Fit People On The Front Row Really Thinking?

You finally muster up the courage to enter a group exercise class after eyeing it through the glass doors for the last several weeks. Even though you have attended the gym for a while you have consistently relegated your new-found resolve to the treadmills and exercise bikes. You’ve noticed the […]
September 18, 2015
My Most Effective Fitness Habits

My Most Effective Fitness Habits

I have been talking about the importance of developing habits in my last few posts because I honestly feel that habit formation is essential for reaching fitness goals. Why? Because it’s not the things that you do on a good day when all the planets are aligned and you have […]
September 10, 2015
Develop A Fitness Habit

Develop A Fitness Habit

It will take you an average of 66 days to develop a fitness habit. We are all familiar with habits. Think about some of your most essential habits; like brushing your teeth or remembering to take your purse or wallet with you wherever you go. How did you develop those […]
September 4, 2015
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When Your Week’s Routine Derails Your Exercise Routine

This is one of those weeks when I just can’t seem to make it to the gym. The week started with a bank holiday and it will end with a Friday morning full of meetings. So, what do you do when your week’s routine derails your exercise routine? Have A […]
August 27, 2015
Is Fitness A Goal For You?

Is Fitness A Goal For You?

If asked, most of us would agree that we want to develop better food and fitness habits. Stories of people who are healthy, fit and strong inspire us. In fact, we are doubly impressed by those people who weren’t healthy, fit and strong, but then decided enough was enough and […]
August 20, 2015

Getting Back Into The Exercise Groove

The summer months can wreck havoc on your exercise schedule. Between the family cook-outs and the day trips, it’s easy to look back over a week only to realize that you didn’t exercise at all. Then, throw in a week or two away from home and you can easily end […]
August 12, 2015
How To Overcome The Vacation Fat Mentality

How To Overcome the Vacation Fat Mentality

I just returned back home to Manila after spending two months in the US visiting family and taking my daughter to see some prospective colleges. Vacations often spell disaster for weight loss or maintenance. In the past, regardless of how hard I had tried to lose or maintain my weight, […]
July 30, 2015
We Should Not Be Relying On Fullness As A Signal To Stop

Relying On Fullness As A Signal To Stop Eating

Should we rely on a feeling of fullness as a signal to stop eating? People often eat until they feel full, but this may not be the best indicator when you are first trying to alter your eating habits to lose weight. The Problem With Relying On Fullness As A […]
July 25, 2015
Money or Mind For Lasting Weight Loss

Mind Over Money For Lasting Weight Loss

If you are anything like me, you have been lured into buying a magazine because the front cover offered the key to unlocking the secrets of weight loss. You have most likely tried countless approaches to shedding the pounds. Personally, I have done calorie counting, diabetic exchanges, low carbohydrates, frequent […]
July 18, 2015
How To Lose Weight When You Sit All Day

How To Lose Weight When You Sit All Day

It’s easy to start believing that it is impossible to lose weight when you sit all day. I mean, hey, there are only so many hours in the day. So, it can be really frustrating to consider losing weight or getting fit when you have to sit all day at […]