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Feb
08

Fitness Gifts for Girls: Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! If your girl is anything like me, she would rather have some of these gifts  than a generic box of chocolates, flowers, or a teddy bear in a mug! These are some useful, yet thoughtful gifts that your Valentine will love! Edible Arrangements I […]


Feb
06

Tired of the Journey?

It doesn’t matter how long you have been on the journey;the truth is that at some point you will get tired of it. You will want to give up at some point because it takes work. You will feel the burden of tracking every little bite of food. You will […]


Feb
02

3 DEGREES OF CHANGE

When I started my journey I never thought I would lose 200 lbs in a year. I started out only wanting to fit in my car, walk up steps without hurting and having major body pain, or being so out of breath I thought I was going into cardiac arrest. […]


Jan
29

5 Tips for a Healthy Super Bowl Celebration

It won’t be any surprise when I say Super Bowl Sunday is not just about the game! The commercials, the people, the food, and the drinks: Big Game Sunday is ALL about the experience! One of my goals when I approach an experience like this is to enjoy it without […]


Jan
26

3 tips to OVERCOMING GYM-INTIMIDATION

Whether you are walking into a gym for the first time or changing gyms, there is a great deal of anxiety and fear. Because you have never been there, you don’t know people or the staff, let alone the variety of new equipment and how to properly set it up […]


Jan
21

Get Your Family Moving

Being active on your own is wonderful, but having your family be active with you is even better!  Most people who live sedentary lives hate the idea of exercise. I don’t even like that word because it sounds purely like a chore.  Being active is important and so good for […]


Jan
14

Motivation 101: When You Just Aren’t Feeling It!

How many of us feel like working out all the time? It’s easy to be unmotivated especially once we are out of the routine.  I have experienced this so often, and found that it’s better to show up and do something than not show up and do anything! We tend […]


Jan
09

God Makes Us New

Pressing On Just a few hours after typing out the blog post about my derailed train, I found myself sitting off the tracks again.  I had made the commitment and was ready to finally stay on track. This is how we need to see each day, but that doesn’t mean […]


Jan
02

Derailed Train Back on Track

It’s been months since I have sat down and tried to write a blog post.  Once I started teaching in August, time quickly became a precious commodity, and then after the marathon I suffered from burnout. I was burnt out from running, eating well, and even writing. The month of […]


Dec
01

EXCUSES MADE ME LOOK WEAK

I hear people all the time saying how they wish, they wish, they wish. Whether it’s losing weight, building muscle, or just living an active lifestyle. A Common Thread One thing is for certain. Across the board, people want to be better, healthier, live longer, and have good quality of […]