Category Archive: Encouragement

Up & Running, Lifting & Motivating!

IT’S ALIVE!!! If you have tried to go to my site only to find it was down, you weren’t the only one!! I couldn’t even get into my site! ha! But it’s up and running again and we got it all worked out! We are BACK in ACTION!! What’s up with the Pfiesters? I’ll tell …

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Fitness Motivation: Ordinary People Do the Extraordinary

When we see photos of fitness competitors and professional athletes, it can be very motivating for some people – but very discouraging for others. It’s easy to set ourselves apart from the professionals, or from people we think we can’t relate to, and think to ourselves “I could never do that”.  But, when I see someone with my …

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Are We FIT to Handle Grief and Loss?

You may be strong enough to carry someone out of a burning fire, but are you strong enough to help those handle grief when your own physical strength is no longer helpful? This is when spiritual strength is needed. As people grieve the loss of lives in Orlando, it reminds me of the need to strengthen …

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HOPE: Motivation For Success

If you are reading this and you are on a fitness journey, I need to encourage you to stay the course. I want to remind you why you have to succeed. Of course I want you to reach your goals for your own health and wellbeing, but there are SO many more reasons why you need …

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Fit To Fat To Fit: What a Jerk

On of viewer’s favorite lines in Steve and Tasha’s Fit To Fat To Fit episode was when Steve huffed and puffed (and wheezed) through his first workout. Personally, I was amazed at the resounding response, “now he knows how it feels”. On the night the show initially aired, Crush ♥On ♥You ‏@HotMadLegend tweeted “for the love of god & …

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JAN 31: Prepare to Persevere

No one ever sets out to fail. You don’t plan to quit. Most people quit on a whim or because they get beat down over and over and over – and then they just quit trying to beat whatever it is they’ve been fighting out of frustration or fatigue. I’m telling you right now. The key …

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JAN 28: Run And Not Be Weary

As you set out to tackle weight loss, one thing I can guarantee is you will run and be weary. Running and weary go hand in hand. It’s like mud and dirty. You can’t play in the mud without getting dirty and you can run without getting weary – BUT. There’s a big BUT here. You …

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Fit To Fat To Fit: Interview with JJ From Episode 1

Fit To Fat To Fit – Episode 1 There’s no doubt about it. Fit To Fat To Fit has impacted SO many lives already – just after 1 episode. Tissue were flying and tears were flowing not just from JJ and Ray, the stars from episode 1, but from nearly everyone who watched it – and …

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DAY 25: Lose Weight, Gain More

One of the things I notice most about people who lose weight is how it changes their attitude. People become more confident, positive, happy, helpful and energetic. I didn’t really know just how much weight affected people until I experienced living with an overweight husband. When Steve gained the weight for the TV show (Fit …

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JAN 16: Picture The Future You

If you live in the now  – constantly thinking about how you feel now, what you want to eat now or what you want to do now, you will likely do what seems to be most beneficial at the time. Eating chips and guac sounds fun, sleeping in seems wonderful – until you realize how much it will …

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