Who I want my daughter to become…
I know this post may seem a little out of place on a fitness blog, but one of many things I have learned on my fitness journey is that much more than the physical body is transformed. To let you in on where I am coming from, first let me tell you where I have [...]
Insanity or dedication?
Albert Einstein has been credited saying that Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results… As you can read in my earlier post, P90X For Women, you can see that I have been doing a hybrid workout of Tony Horton’s P90X and Shaun T’s Insanity. Both programs from Beachbody [...]
Treat or cheat?
It has been called many things a “Cheat Meal is amongst the most common. No matter what diet book or program I have ever picked up, at some point in the week you are given the option to “cheat” on your diet. Whether you are search for nutrition as a man or nutrition for women, [...]
But WHAT can I eat? And how MUCH did you say?
After multiple-bouts with diets to cut calories, increase protein, trim carbohydrates, my head was spinning with little results to show for it. So when I decided to commit to P90X, the area of nutrition was the focus to guarantee my success. This meant I needed to change my whole philosophy on eating and on food. [...]
P90X for women!
Choosing the right workout program can be difficult for many, especially for a woman. Many women tend to shy away from anything that requires weight training. The fear is we will “bulk-up.” And no girl wants to look like a muscle head right? Well, I actually did when I was little…so I have always chosen [...]
You just can’t compare apples to apple pie…
As the New Year approaches many of us will pledge to a new workout commitment. Whether it be to join a gym, attend more physical fitness classes or even just get up and get moving, we all have good intentions and desires to see our goals realized. For many of us, it is not the [...]
The skinny on fat
Let’s talk about the word fat. I have been REALLY trying for the last three months to focus on my eating habits, or my diet. There are just certain words that leave a bad taste in my mouth when I say them, moist, zit and fat being the most distasteful. The first thing I had [...]
Coaching: Lead by example
So, I jumped on board with a company that I really fell in love with through their products. If you like something and it works, you rave about it, right? I have seriously used the same shampoo for over ten years, until when I had an issue and called customer service for some “quality reassurance.” [...]
Trim the fat. Build Character.
Once a decision is made to set out to accomplish something, we have a list of goals in mind. These goals are our stepping stones towards the end result. If it is weight loss, or a change in lifestyle or even a new business venture, there are steps we must take towards achieving our success. [...]
The online dictionary’s definitions of dreams are, “A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. A wild fancy or hope. A condition or achievement that is longed for; an aspiration.” I dream. I dream a lot. I dream a lot when I am asleep and [...]