Health and Fitness

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

We all seem to have busier lifestyles than ever before. We juggle work, family, kid’s sports and activities, family time, church, volunteering and occasionally some hobbies we enjoy. Fitting fitness into our lives seems nearly impossible, but there are ways to overcome these obstacles.

Should I Work Out on Vacation (It is Vacation!)?

Should I Work Out on Vacation (It is Vacation!)?

Summer is here, which probably means you have a get-away planned in the next few months. Whether you are going on a cruise or to the mountains, a common question is: “Should I stick to my workout regimen while on vacation?” Isn’t the whole point of vacation to rest and unwind? It absolutely is! When it comes to getting a sweat sesh in on your time away, consider a few things:

How to Stack Your Habits and Live Healthier

How to Stack Your Habits and Live Healthier

Blame it on my thirst for knowledge, but I feel like I’ve come across some solid items in the last few years that are often used for business and yet parallel perfectly with your lifestyle choices!

For example, I’m sure many of you have heard of the Pareto Principle, also known as the “80/20 Rule.” If not, the rule simply states that 80 percent of your progress comes from 20 percent of your effort.

Turning Away from Diet Mentality

Turning Away from Diet Mentality
  1. Has the scale ever truly been your friend?

  2. Does it give you a nice comforting hug if it doesn’t give you the number you were hoping for?

  3. Does it check in on you throughout the day to make sure that it hasn’t upset you too much?

  4. Do you ever feel like a good number on the scale can give you permission to eat outside of your healthy choices and an upsetting number send you in a down hill spiral of not caring what you are grabbing because does it really matter anyway?!!!

The Perfect Personal Trainer for YOU, follow the 10 P's!

The Perfect Personal Trainer for YOU, follow the 10 P's!

Finding the perfect personal trainer for you can be like tossing a coin and letting chance be your guide. On the other hand, you can take a little time on the front end and you’ll come out ahead of lady luck every time.

In this post I will share 10 of the Ps associated with finding the one for you.

5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

 5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

How many times have you started a healthier lifestyle – tried dieting and exercising just to find yourself back to where you started, or worse yet, in worse condition?? 

You’ve starved yourself, exercised until you cannot move then found yourself half way through a bag of chips to make you feel better, only to loath yourself for doing it. You’ve gone to the gym religiously for two weeks and eaten nothing but salads to have only lost two pounds – or to your dismay, actually gained weight!! UGH!!!

Summer's Here and So Is the Heat

Summer's Here and So Is the Heat

Summer is finally here. This means vacations, sunshine, pool parties, BBQ, lazy days and long nights. In the South, it also signals the coming of the dreaded heat and humidity. The it’s-too-hot-to-touch-the-steering-wheel days and the it’s-way-too-hot-to-go-outside days. And, let’s not forget the it’s-definitely-too-hot-to-workout days.

So, how can we beat the heat and stay active? Here are a few summertime tips to help keep you motivated to stay active, even on those too-hot-to-move days.