There's a saying, "You're only as good as the company you keep." And while I'd argue that that is absolutely true, especially when it comes to health and fitness goals, I'd argue that there's something even more basic than that which may be sabotaging your success: Your habits. The dictionary defines habit as "a regular… Continue reading You’re Only as Good as Your Habits
Man, I'm loving that the weather in the South is finally getting warm enough to enjoy being outside, and the days are long enough to be able to take advantage of it. I LOVE being able to have dinner on my deck, and that the food I want is lighter. But even though I… Continue reading “Two-fer” Recipes
Do you have a good track record with your body? No? It may be affecting your ability to lose weight in a big way! Here’s what to do about it.
I love pretty food, but sometimes you just need something that will get the job done. In this case, the job is getting you out the door or fueled for your workout. It's ugly, but delicious and packs a powerful boost of nutrients your body needs! My 1 Minute “Ugly snack” is great as a… Continue reading My 1 Minute “Ugly Snack”
How to get over the hump, get back on track, and make your magic happen again.
I don't spend tons of time cooking, but for lots of reasons, I prefer to eat at home as much as I can. So much cheaper, the atmosphere is better, and I know what I'm getting. If you're curious, I spent longer writing this post than I did cooking the meal. I call these meals:… Continue reading KISS Meal: Peppy 10 Minute Turkey Burger
I got a great question this week, and realized it deserved an answer that everyone could read. The question was about how a person's activity level influenced how many calories they needed-- as in "I do this, this, and this during the week. How do I know how many calories to figure in?" The short… Continue reading Ask the Trainer: How many calories do I need to lose weight? What about my activity level?
It’s not just about the number of calories you eat! Here’s why.
Sometimes, NOT finishing what you start helps you feel in charge of your life.
Here’s what happens when you don’t eat enough (or the right foods) before your workout, and how to change it.