The MOST Important Aspect of Weight Loss

No matter who you talk to about weight loss and weight management, they should tell you the most important thing you MUST do is eat right.  If they don’t list that first, run for the hills.  Every expert I trust tells me the same thing.  It’s at least 80% nutrition, 20% exercise.  Now, the be…

Choices Make Us Who We Are

These days, people tend to believe that we don’t have any choices.  What do I mean by that? Far too many feel that everything is laid out for us.  We are stuck in a rut with no way to get out.  Especially in our middle aged years.  Some have been at the same job for…

Why Set Goals?

For most of my life, I really didn’t set any goals.  It could have been laziness, lack of inspiration, lack of self-esteem, or any number of things.  I just muddled through life and really didn’t care if I accomplished anything.  Sadly, that seems to be most of America today. It’s not that we aren’t hard…

Why do we make excuses?

Why do we make excuses? There are probably more reasons than I can count, but I’ll discuss about the ones that I’ve experienced. Through our lifestyle and just human instinct, we’ve become a culture of excuses.  Excuses make life easier, especially when we know the majority of America will buy into them.  It’s like a…

One Source of Anything is Not Good for You

I’m a Personal Trainer, so I tell my clients that one source of exercise is not going to get you the results you need.  You need both resistance training AND cardiovascular exercise to really see results.  Resistance training builds strength with weight lifting, body weight exercises, and many other options.  You also need at least…

Not Just Weight Loss, Loving to LIVE!

I’m sitting here watching the first half of the San Francisco/Atlanta NFC Championship football game and I find myself doing something I’ve never done before…wondering what I’d rather be doing.  I started daydreaming during a FOOTBALL GAME! This is a first.  I’m remembering what I have experienced in the past.  I used to be a…