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Why Your Diet May Not Be Working
What kind of progress are you making with your weight loss goals? If youíre doing great and are right about where you want to be, then congratulations are in order. Keep up the excellent work. However, if you are not quite doing as well as yo... Read more
Are All Carbs Created Equal?
There are many strategies for dealing with weight loss. Some work better than others. Some diets work better for some people than they do for others. It is important for you to find the one that works best for you. Nothing is more truer than ... Read more
Don't You Ever Give Up
I have done so very well with my goals since January. I didnít necessarily declare a New Yearís Resolution to stay on point, but I have made a renewed commitment to myself. I did have one slip up and ate more than I wanted to a couple of weeks... Read more
Bottle vs. Tap Water
Whatís In Your Bottled Water?
Many of us like bottled water, mostly because we are afraid of what might be in our tap water. Thatís the reason I drink bottled water. Though I live in Maryland, I work across the river in Washington, DC and... Read more
What Is DOMS?
Whether you have been exercising for years or youíre just starting out, you may have experienced DOMS but didnít know it had a name. If you havenít experienced it, then you arenít exercising correctly. But thatís a topic for another day.
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Why We Do The Things We Do!
We all have different reasons for maintaining a healthy diet and getting more exercise. Some people are concerned about hypertension, cholesterol, or clogged arteries. Others want to look better while strolling the beach wearing next to nothin... Read more
Share The Wealth
Making progress with our health, nutrition, and fitness goals isnít always easy; however for some people, it seems much easier than it its for others. But just because it seems easier doesnít mean that it IS easier. No matter how easy someone'... Read more
It Just Takes 21 Days
We all make one excuse or another when it comes to eating in a more healthy way. For me in the beginning, Iíd eat healthy Monday through Thursday and Friday through Sunday I rationalized by saying I would reward myself on the weekends. Well, I... Read more
The Push For Whole Foods
More people these days are striving toward a diet that consist of whole foods. No, Iím not speaking about the supermarket chain. Iím speaking about a way of eating. If you are unfamiliar with a whole foods way of eating, then take note.... Read more
Did you know that Sparkpeople has free workout videos? If you said no, then I have good news for you. SP has several workout videos, hosted by Coach Nicole, to help those of you who spend lots of time sitting at home on the floor in need of ex... Read more
So You Canít Afford A Gym Membership?
Thatís one excuse so many people use for not exercising. I acknowledge that it can be rather expensive, particularly since many stick you with a contract for two or three years. So what alternative do you have, you might ask? Well, there a... Read more
Achieving Your Goals Bit By Bit
Achieving Your Goals Bit By Bit
There is an old saying, ďHow do you eat an elephant? The answer is, one bite at a time.Ē
This is also the best advice for getting a handle on your diet and nutrition. Our waistline didnít get too large... Read more
Big Eight Tips To Surviving Your Diet During The Holidays
During this time of year, it often becomes very difficult for many of us to resist temptation. No matter how determined and strict you claim you will be, it can be a real challenge staying on track. If you have some wise guys among your friend... Read more
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???
I read on one of the message boards something very interesting. It talked about our tendency to begin the New Year with goals that often include improved fitness and nutrition and weight loss. The author proposed something I thought was incred... Read more
Who Do You Blame?
"Most barriers to your success are man-made. And most often, you're the man who made them." - Frank Tyger
WOW! Isnít that a powerful statement? Itís the person you see in the mirror that has the greatest impact on your success or your fa... Read more