Category Archive: Weight Loss

The Perfect Meal for Weight Loss

People who want to lose weight always say the same thing: “I just don’t know what to eat”. Ironically, then after I give some suggestions, they are often shocked – or they are under the assumption they are eating “healthy” and believe healthy eating alone should be enough. Well, it’s not. There is a formula to …

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Finding Strength – PART 1

In the world of fitness and sports, one of the most popular verses of all time is “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” – Philippians 4:13. It’s on running apparel, on motivational trinkets, bracelets, necklaces, water bottles, workout clothes, bumper stickers and in motivational memes. Everyone loves to hear they can do …

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I Survived McDonalds: 6 Fast Food Diet Tips

Dieting Alone As Steve tries to do gain weight, I’m trying to lose it as I prepare to lean out for an upcoming job. This is the FIRST time I have ever dieted alone. Every time I’m dieting, we both are dieting – and that makes dieting a LOT easier! Whether we are getting ready …

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3 Healthy Looking Food Fails

Let’s say you are starting a diet, but you really aren’t sure “how” to diet. Most people just start by making “healthier” choices. They eat less fried food and pick more fresh foods. They choose low fat items over the regular high fat item. When they go out, they start eating more salads and sandwiches rather …

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3 Reasons You Can’t Run Off the Fat

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entitled “Runners Beware: 4 Things You Need to Know” while sitting on a plane headed to New York for a GNC event with FitFluential. Later that day I logged on to check my blog and discovered a HUGE spike in views. This obviously was a hot topic! The 4 points I discussed in that blog …

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Safe Storage For Food Preppers

Food Storage When I tell people what I cook for the week, often times people’s first response is “won’t it go bad?” If you don’t have a husband that eats your weight in meat, then you may want to divide your cook days up, freeze some of it, or trim down the food prep a …

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30 Days of Motivation: Stay the Course

fat will surrender

Quote of the Day: When you can’t catch your breath, when your muscles are on fire, when you are dying to sleep in, when you’re hungry, when you’re tired, when the scale won’t budge, when you’re feeling sorry for yourself, when you are doubting yourself… as long as you don’t give up, Fat WILL eventually Surrender! …

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Is Your Head Ready for Weight Loss Success?

Fit brain

Even though weight loss is primarily a result of reducing calories and increasing activity, there is one part of your body you must get in shape first before you even begin your weight loss journey. Your mental health affects everything you do, including tackling fitness goals. If you think about it, success always starts in …

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Skipping Breakfast Can Sabotage Weight Loss

Atkins breakfast

Before Steve and I got married, I seldom ate breakfast. Since Steve was in school for exercise and nutrition at that time, he knew how important breakfast was. I, on the other hand, was in the habit of flying out the door with only a cup of coffee if I was lucky. Thankfully, Steve never …

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The REAL Secret to Weight Loss

predict future

You are probably wondering if there really is a secret to weight loss. In a way, I believe there is. Each diet company would love you to believe that they have something special to their weight loss success (and most companies really do have something that makes their diet different than others), but there is …

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