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9 Reasons

Ask 8 people and you’ll get 8 different opinions on the best way to get fit. 
One will tell you to aerobics is what you need. Someone else will tell you power walking or jogging is the way to go. And still another swears biking was all they had to do.

The truth is that while…

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Calorie Burning at it’s best!

I finished my workout an hour ago. I showered, and got ready for work and still, 60 min later I am still not done perspiring and taking deep breaths. this is called EPOC (Excess Post Oxygen Consumption) this is what makes interval training so effective. for the next several hours and up to 24 hours…

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I weigh HOW much??

I continuously preach to my clients that the number on the scale doesn’t tell the whole story and that body composition  ie % body fat mass in conjunction with lean muscle mass is more important than how much they weigh overall. That being said, I admit my body image can be influenced by the number on the…

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Have the time?

Are you ready to take the challenge? How much exercise do you get in a week?  Are you ready to be honest with yourself and find out? For this week’s challenge, Log how much time you spend in purposeful exercise. Whether you put your time in at the fitness center on the circuit machines, sling…

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A little effort goes a long way

Did you take the challenge? How much moderate intensity exercise did you log last week? Consider this: According to Steven Moore of the  US National Cancer Institute, People who got just 75 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per week: about 10 minutes per day:  lived an average of 1.8 years longer than their less active…

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Brown Bag it

Okay, time for a new one. This week commit to eating NO fast food. Take your lunch to work to avoid hitting the drive through, or worse yet, the vending machines. Have a plan for breakfast and supper as well that doesn’t include food that comes cooked and wrapped in paper. If you need some quick and…

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Going Fishing

Okay I know it has been awhile since  I posted a new challenge.  I’m still waiting to here back from several people on the last one. So if you have not yet logged in with your results please let me know how you are doing. You’ll make my day! Your next assignment ..if you choose…

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Falling off the fitness bandwagon?

January typically brings a wave of fresh motivation to improve health and fitness. but studies show that by February 1st  60% of new exercisers have lost their new found resolve.  If you  are having trouble staying on track with your fitness goals because of temporary amnesia (you forget to move) or lack of daily motivation, check out the…

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Guilt Free Spinach Dip

During an eating plan strategy session with a client she mentioned how much she liked spinach dip, you know, the kind with loads of calories and the wrong kinds of fat. This just made me hungry for spinach dip ( the power of suggestion does it again!) So I began experimenting with ingredients I had…

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