Visual images can be powerful tools in helping you reach your goals. There are lots of creative ways to use this motivation technique, such as posting an image of your goal where you’ll see it most—in your car, on a bathroom mirror, or on... Read more
Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200... Read more
While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar... Read more
I saw this video on Yahoo news this morning. Now obviously, these men are not the norm. However, it goes to show what a little hard work can do for a sixty plus body.
news.yahoo.com/video/competitive-bodybuild ers-grandfathers-204220419.htm... Read more
I know I have major body issues. However, lately it's all I can think about. I obsess over my eating plan and will stick to it for 3 days perfectly and then have an off night (tonight, for instance, when I went out for dinner with my mom) and get sup... Read more
I need help! How do I quickly flaten my stomach?
in the past, I weighted 145 pounds, after about three months I now weigh 120!!! I talked to my doctor and I am at a good weight. Unfortunatly, I am still not 100% happy. I wa... Read more
ok, so here's my situation. my general workout routine is to do 60-75 minutes of power yoga 4x a week, 30 minutes of cardio and 30 minutes of strength training 2x a week, and rest one day a week. the last rest day i took was last wednesday.
i... Read more
A lot of girls want to lose weight while still maintaining their butt and their chests (their curves). I don't. I want to lose all this weight and just look like a full on skinny boy. Then maybe later on I would like to work on muscle definition in m... Read more
Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,... Read more
I am 5'6", 28% body fat, and bad self image. I learned a funny secret, but it works! At home, I exercise in skimpy outfits, because your body looks good when it's exercising! Seeing your body working and being pushed helped me get past the vanity of... Read more
I am always on the lookout for new workout songs. I keep a paper and pen in my purse at all times so I can jot them down when I hear them. Since I continuously add to my playlist to keep my workouts fresh and fun, I figured I'd help you out too. Here... Read more
I've never been a big fan of fashion magazines for a number of reasons. First, I've never considered myself to be a "fashionista". If you saw me on the street, my standard outfit is usually sweatpants and a t-shirt. ... Read more
I admire this woman a GREAT deal for shooting these self portraits of her weight loss journey.
shine.yahoo.com/photos/self-portraits-reve al-truth-body-slideshow/-photo-2616199 -152400915.html... Read more
I hate that so much of my self esteem is tied up in the tag-size on a pair of jeans.
Last Friday, my friend, who is a beautiful, petite, slim, blond; suggested we go out to the bars. My first thought was, “Oh My God! That’ll be so much fun!”... Read more
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