Hello everyone, We are in the home stretch of 2016. I think that the worst thing we can do is say, “well, I have about a week before I start my new diet, new gym membership, or new lifestyle for 2017.” You have to be prepared mentally and physically to make a positive change in
For a lot of us, the holidays are a time of anticipation. We look forward to getting together with family and friends, exchanging gifts, having wonderful meals and sharing our faith.
Hi Everyone, this week’s blog is about the struggles of being on the “journey to a healthier me” during the winter months. I have to start by saying four words, “The Struggle Is Real.” I don’t know about the rest of you, but staying on track during the winter months can be a real struggle.
Most of last week, my wife and I were in Arizona visiting our son, Arece, his wife, Emily and our two grandkids, Lincoln and Ruby. Arece is training to run the Rock & Roll Marathon on January 15, 2017 in Tempe, Arizona. I loved seeing him run and, really, that did a lot to motivate
Thanksgiving is over! It’s time for us to get back on that horse we call, “fitness.” We have a couple more holidays right around the corner, Christmas and New Years. It’s time for us to get focused and concentrate on getting through the rest of this year. If we start laying the ground work now,
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the blessings we have been given in life. It is a time for us to show our gratitude and appreciation through acts of kindness and hospitality to others. We may be thankful for an abundance of different things, such as: our good fortune, health, a promotion at
With Thanksgiving just days away, I’m sure you’re expecting me to tell you not to overindulge and to eat as healthy as possible on Thanksgiving Day. Well, you’re right. Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner, going to a family member or friend’s house or going to a restaurant, there will be plenty of good food around
Trust can be the hardest thing to find, but the most gratifying thing to have. I think the reason why trust can be so hard to find is because we base it on the past. This is often true when we try to change unhealthy habits and move toward our fitness goals I always say,
Hi Everyone, Did you know that chronic lack of sleep can affect your weight loss efforts? When you’re overtired, your mental clarity may not be as sharp, which can impair your decision-making ability. If you haven’t gotten enough rest, you may have trouble resisting food cravings and choose to reach for high-carb snacks. You may
The two exercise barriers that I personally struggle with are procrastination and self-sabotage. Full disclosure, I am not immune to procrastination. The odds of me postponing my exercise session for the day are pretty high if I don’t do it first thing in the morning. I will convince myself that I will get it done