TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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You already know how personal trainers help you reach your goals and push you to the next level, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned exerciser. You probably also know a little about how to choose the right trainer with the proper qualificatio... Read more
They may seem superhuman at times, but personal trainers are people, too. And although they love sharing their workout wisdom and helping people reach their goals, there are a few things that might get under their skin when they're training a cli... Read more
poop habits :( I am eating, so I should be going. I don't. I am rx'd a pain killer that I know slows bowels but still, I'm drinking tons of water. the only way I go is if I use a laxative which is 2 times a week.... Read more
hello i am in new zealand..52 year old mum of 5. youngest is special needs. i struggle with emotionally eating..would like a buddy who understands so we can support and encourage each other to be succesful... Read more
After 9 miles I am relaxing in the bath with some Earl Grey tea. I find the scent to be so relaxing and soothing. My Corgi thinks otherwise. Let him sniff the bag and he backed away and barked then took off.... Read more
I am a size ten buxom brunette. unfortunately I can't afford the clothes or the coloring so for the time being I am a size eighteen greyish hair. but this is all changing. saving the money and the calories so soon I'll be size ten brunette.... Read more
I am a personal trainer and a weight management consultant, and the biggest problem I run into is when people begin a weight loss effort they start reading and watching everything they can find about it. There is a sea of miss information out there.... Read more
Getting back into shape after baby. Is it really as easy as many celebrities make it sound? Heidi Klum did the Victoria's Secret fashion show just a few months after the birth of her third child. Denise Richards posed for Playboy when her daughter... Read more
When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s... Read more
I just started with an awesome personal trainer, Diane, and she gave me some exercises for my legs, abdominals (stomach, abs), and lower back, that you can do at home. I'll give you five. I have limited mobility (two knee rep... Read more
Since completing my 12 week journey with my PT, I've decided to continue to see her every two weeks.
My first meeting was yesterday and here are my results (hint: they are FANTASTIC!!!):
I've lost 0.8lbs as well as:
0.50" in my waist
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