Detoxing and Losing Weight

   Photo credit: diydiets (Pinterest) Hello wellness friends! It’s almost a new year. Are you excited? I hope so. There are so many things to give thanks for. One is you and I are alive and hopefully in our right minds.  I spent part of the day yesterday with the mentally and physically ill. I…

21 day fix update

   Hey fitness & wellness friends. I wanted to check in on you & see how you were doing. How is the nutrition going? Are you working out? I hope so. I’m cheering for you!  Here’s my cheer face!     You can do this!!! 😝 I’ve been doing 21 day fix. My friend let me…

Eating Healthy Away from Home

  Hey gorgeous fitness friends,  I hope you are drinking tons of water and eating healthy. Last time I talked about cooking your own meals. Today I want to talk about eating well away from home.  I have not had time to cook and prep meals. Yesterday was an 11 hour work day. So, today…

Eating at Home

  Photo Credit: Pinterest  Hello fitness friends! I hope you are continuing to eat healthy, workout, and take care of yourself. One of the things I’ve been doing is cooking more meals at home.  When you prepare your own meals there’s knowledge of what you’re eating. I’ve noticed by cooking my own meals there’s less…

Motivation (Get Moving)

Photo Credit: Pinterest Good morning beautiful people. I hope you had an amazing time with your families this holiday. Two holidays down and 1 to go. January 1rst is normally the day people sign up for some Gym program or wellness program. It’s great to set goals and have goals. The problem comes a few…

Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Photo Credit: Pinterest It’s so easy to be preoccupied with a scale. I recommend people take measurements. You may be losing fat and gaining muscle. Here are some reasons you may not be losing weight or fat. 1. You are eating more calories than you’re burning. If you don’t know how many calories you are…

Beating the Holiday Bloat

Photo credit: Amanda Adams It’s that time of the year: feasting season. It is holiday season. It’s the time of cookies, pies, Mac and Cheese, mashed potatoes, cheesecake, gravy, and fat loaded dishes. How do you prevent the holiday bulge? You know gaining ten pounds during the holidays. Here are some tips that will hopefully…

You’ve Met Your Goal; Now What?

Hello fitness friends. I have not forgotten about you! Tonight I wanted to write about maintaining. We’ve talked in the past about how people push-even to unhealthy means to reach a goal only to gain the weight back. If they lost muscle in the process, they normally gain back more than they lost. How do…

Get Ripped Challenge Results (Golden)

Hello my fitness friends. You’re lovely. I wanted to give you an update on the progress made with the Get Ripped Challenge! Today was the last day of Phase I. The decision was made to extend the program until September. So we go from Phase I directly into Phase II. I’m excited. Today I met…

Fat Loss over Weight Loss

Hello fitness friends. My apologies. I have not forgotten you. I hope you are sticking to your wellness journey. You’re doing this for your health. Obesity is an epidemic in my country (USA). It’s causing all kinds of problems. It’s not just impacting adults either. It’s impacting children. Heart disease, diabetes, and shortened life span….are…