In the many years that I have been working with clients who want to lose weight, first as a personal trainer and now as a weight-loss coach, two questions come up over and over again. The first is, ''Will you give me a specific diet to follow... Read more
A strong, toned butt doesn't just look good. It also improves your athletic performance in countless ways. Whether you're looking to build strength or boost your bottom line, I developed this simple and effective plan that's eas... Read more
Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and... Read more
If you’re thinking that reaching your goal weight means you can finally slack off when it comes to exercise, then it’s time to change that thinking right now. The fact is that people who are successful at maintaining their weight loss ove... Read more
Starting a fitness program doesn’t have to be overwhelming when you are armed with the proper tools to get things rolling. Once you’ve committed to getting in shape, there are several things you can do to ensure you’ll exceed your s... Read more
Is eating 2000 calories too much for me? I'm 17 years old, 110lb, 5.7 and workout at least three days a week for an hour. I'm scared that I'm gaining stomach fat from eating all of my calories in one small and two huge meals later, I always overeat... Read more
I am returning to sparkpeople after, I think, about 10 years. The first time around I lost about 60-70 lbs. I have only gained back about 20. But, it's uncomfortable and it's largely due to depression, poor nutrition, and laziness in this summer heat... Read more
I make a weekly fitness-meal plan. I am training for a half-marathon and get super hungry the day after a long run. Combining the meal planning with the fitness planning means I eat the right stuff for my level of activity. It also helps with the gro... Read more
I always plan ahead prior to me becoming bored. Every two weeks-three weeks or so I try to change up my eating and fitness routine. I make it almost a mini challenge to find healthy food options (new) that i like and also new workouts. I also get... Read more
Fall is almost here, but Halloween candy and décor is already appearing. While everyone's favorite candy-and-costumes holiday can be a real deterrent for your diet, you can vow to stay on track—at least when it comes to your fitness&... Read more
With the New Year just around the corner, exercise is on a lot of people's minds. So many of us are bound and determined to reach new fitness goals, hit the gym with vigor, and change our bodies once and for all. Does this sound a lot like l... Read more
May has FLOWN by for me. I'm sad that June has come so fast! Soon enough it'll be September and another year of university will be started up again (boo!)
My fitness plan for June 2011:
1. 8 minute abs video - every. dang. day. Unless I'm c... Read more
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