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 back on that wagon

Hello fitness friends. As the holiday season comes to a close, I’m sure there are at least a few of you thinking, “I ate too much and gained too much this season!” Well, this post is for you! I admit it’s challenging to not indulge in the cookies, pies, or carb loaded sides. It’s all…

Detox!

I have tried plenty of detox methods and purchased some of the celebrity trainer cleanses. They all claim to kick start your metabolism and make you healthier. You can stop by the grocery and find select teas, drinks, pills. You can even go online and find all kinds of information on foot detox, colon cleanses,…

Hormones that Promote Weight Loss

Hi friends, I have not forgotten about you. I told you I would do another post on hormones. There are hormones that can prevent weight loss and there are hormones that can help promote weight loss. I am not recommending you take supplements for your weight loss. Diet and exercise help to keep hormones stable….

Hormones that Hinder Weight Loss

Hello wellness friends. I have not forgotten about you. I hope you are sticking with your program and working out/eating well. Tonight I wanted to talk about hormones. When we think of metabolism, some don’t think that our hormones tell our bodies to lose weight or gain weight. So, it is not simply calories in…

When You’re Stuck in a Rut

Hello friends. I have not forgotten about you. I am working on a post on the hormones responsible for weight gain. In the meantime, I wanted to post something about being stuck in a rut. What do you do when the last 10 pounds won’t budge? What do you do when you stop seeing results?…

Fast Food Nation

Hello mi amigos (my friends). I have not forgotten about you! I wanted to talk today about fast food. We live in a fast food nation! Everywhere you turn there is a restaurant offering you burgers, fries, deep fried golden delights! Since the rise in obesity, type II diabetes, and other food related illnesses, many…

Staying Motivated!

Hello my fitness friends! I hope you are enjoying a great start to the week. It is a beautiful, sunny day here. Thankful winter is over. Tonight’s topic of choice is, “Why did you start?” Feel free to post a comment with your reasons for starting on a wellness journey. I posted my reasons when…

Benefits of Protein

Hello my fitness friends. I wanted to do a post on protein. As I stated in the metabolism post, I need to eat more protein than carbs due to having a fast oxidizing metabolism. Every time I go to the vitamin store there is some new protein on sale. There is soy protein, whey protein,…

Fight the Fat

Hello friends! I hope you are enjoying the week. I want to talk tonight about fat loss. We have so many gimmicks and pills and wraps, etc…. that promise to help us fight the bulge. Well, I am going to tell you I tried for years to get rid of fat and not lose muscle…