Category Archive: Weight Loss

Food Vs. Exercise: Don’t Get Tackled at the Table

How do you really know if you are working off what you eat? I always say you can’t compete with what you eat, and while that is true for the most part, you still need to try. What do I mean? Well, let me explain. Since it is football season, I am going to use sports …

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FIT TIP: Sleep More, Lose More Weight

to tired to exercise

One of the biggest complaints people have, and biggest excuses they don’t go to the gym, is they are just too tired. They have no energy. They have no motivation. They are too tired to wake up earlier and workout before work, or they are too tired to go to the gym after work. Sleep …

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Tackle the Monday Night Football Munchies

Health & Fitness in the ’90s I have been in the fitness industry for over 25 years. My fitness career started off by being smitten and in awe of a premier step aerobics instructor in Tallahassee, Florida in the early 90’s. Mindy was so smart and witty. She was very articulate and fun to be around, …

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Food Matters: You Can’t Out-Exercise a Bad Diet

While exercising is definitely beneficial, exercise alone is not the miracle worker most people think it is. I’m in the fitness business. I am a certified trainer and gym owner. I teach BCx boot camp at my gym (Max Fitness) in Vero Beach, as well as lead workouts and give exercise instruction on So, you must …

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Fantasize About Food Much? It May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Fantasy: The faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable. Imagination, especially when extravagant and unrestrained.. The forming of mental images, especially wondrous or strange fancies, an idea about doing something that is far removed from normal reality.  In a dieter’s world, food fantasies may be a common reoccurrence. People almost …

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Get Your Weight Loss Breakthrough: 7 Ways to Speed Results

Are you waiting on a weight loss breakthrough? Are you constantly in search for the newest training method, latest supplement, best trainer or fitness trend? Are you looking for an easier way to lose weight and get fit? Do you see other people who seem to get results and constantly wonder what they are doing, and …

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Low-Cal Burrito Bowl

If you get a burrito at your favorite restaurant (like Chipotle), you are blowing a whopping 300 CALORIES just on the tasteless 13″ flour tortilla alone! Ironically, if you trade white rice for brown rice, your calories go up even more because the brown rice is actually higher in calories than the white rice. Then, if …

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(How To) RUN and Not Be Weary

I Will Wait Doesn’t everyone want to run and not be weary, walk and not faint? Doesn’t everyone desire to be strong? What does strength require? It requires trust. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength.     They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. …

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Working the Heart vs. Working Off Fat

#TBT – Throwback Thursday The US Air Force conducted one of the first studies on cardio vascular (or aerobic) exercise. It took another 20 years after that before most people would actually step on a treadmill for some “cardio” in a gym. Back in the 80s, no one even knew what the word “cardio” was. People ran, …

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I Said Diet, Not DIE!

When people see the word DIET, they may first see the letters DIE!!! However, diet doesn’t need to be this ugly 4-letter word. There are all kinds of diets aside from diets for weight loss. There are diets to prevent disease, diets for healthy skin, diets for pregnancy, diets for muscle building, diets for performance – …

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