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.
When I first got my first (and yes, Mom, only) tattoo, my best friend sort of used it as a thing on which to blame the goofy things I did... As in "Oh, the Phoenix made you do it?" Then it sort of evolved into something we'd say if either of us didn't want to… Continue reading The Phoenix Made Me Do It
What these fuzzy little flowers teach us about life, determination, and not letting anything get in the way of getting your goals.
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”
These days I do things that amaze me in the gym. But it wasn’t always that way. Here’s what actually happened in my first workout...
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.
Everyone has a beginning. But it doesn’t have to be the whole story! Here’s my starting point, plus advice I would give to “old” me...