You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals in the New Year, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a... Read more
What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda... Read more
I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
Have you ridden the Exercise Vortex? It’s the most popular fitness roller coaster of all time.
You go up, you go down. Fast fitness climbs are interrupted by burnout and steep drops in activity--until you bottom out and start a... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole reviews two products from the company Fit & Fresh: Smart Portion Chill Containers and the Smart Portion Prep Center. For more information on these products, go to www.fit-fresh.com.
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Great news! I'm half lb away from my second goal! Also, a coworker gave me a plate of cookies from a retirement party they were having. They looked delish!! But, I placed them out for my other coworkers to have. Can't wait to reach the goal!!!... Read more
Your calorie goal is based on your weight goal that you entered plus if you track exercise, your daily goal intake will likely increase. About how many pounds per week do you have your weight goal set for?
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On the Start page, when I try to track my sleep, stress level, and mood, I can move the little circle up to the right number, but it doesn't get recorded. It keeps showing "Earned 0 points from Step 2 today." And when I go to a different page and com... Read more
Is my account set right. I'm 315lbs and a dietician once told me I needed no less then 2100 calories But my calorie counter here says I should get between 1260 and 1610. Does that sound right or did I screw up with setting my account up.... Read more
Set a goal to make at least one smart choice concerning healthy eating a day. Try to make it early in the morning. When you make that choice, you immediately feel good about yourself. And you're committed to having a good day. So you'll find yourself... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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If you're like most people, you've been reflecting on your life as of late and looking forward, setting new goals and envisioning where you want to be in the future. If you've set some goals for 2012, great! That is the first step to maki... Read more
So many people start out the New Year full of momentum, ready to change their lives for the better. Maybe you've set a goal to lose weight and get fit. You start the year full of excitement, and even lose a few pounds before the novelty begins to w... Read more
SMART Goal-Setting Worksheet
STEP 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible.
My goal is to: Be healthier, fitter, and to reach a healthy Body Fat Percentage.
STEP 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC.
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1.Goals are put down in writing
If itís not written down and recorded, itís not a goal; itís a wish or a dream. Although wishes and dreams are nice, they usually donít come true without a written plan of action.
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