29. July 2009 08:00
We work so hard to strengthen, and lengthen ( pilaties especially) out muscles through cardio and strength training. We don't want to ignore what a big difference picking the right outfit for our body type makes to our physical 'look' and how it reflects our hard work at the ... [More]
28. July 2009 21:05
Do I really measure all the food I eat?
Unfortunately, I was not blessed with a great metabolism. For some people, they are naturally good at academics, sports, while others are able to eat whatever they want and still be thin. This is not so much the case for me... [More]
28. July 2009 08:00
Happy Monday (you have to make the best of it don't you?) I hope maybe you had an opportunity to stop at a local farmers market this weekend. I got some delicious organic green beans yesterday at our local market, and some succulent fresh organic peaches.
For a... [More]
27. July 2009 21:43
I promised you an example from my childhood when I was not such an avid exerciser...
My parents are still marveling at the fact that my husband and I hike every weekend. My Mom has a degree in nutrition and growing up, she was an aerobics instructor. I, however, had no hope of foll... [More]
27. July 2009 08:00
I hope that you are enjoying your week and that your training and clean eating are on track ( and that you are beginning to feel and see the results you wanted).
I wanted to educate you all about how important it is to wear sunscreen if your exercising outdoors. When I was 5 months month... [More]
26. July 2009 20:54
What is my favorite way to stay active?
There are many people that believe in a high amount of cardio AND strength training. That is fine by me: to each his or her own. However, I grew up playing soccer year a round and weight training was a necessity. Thus... [More]
26. July 2009 08:00
Saturdays are meant for adventure! Try a new kind of workout class or go for a hike on a wooded trail. There are a variety of classes offered at different places that feature fun, fast paced dance/aerobic classes that get your body moving, your soul flying and put some fun into the weeke... [More]
25. July 2009 20:44
What if you don't like to eat breakfast? Will it really affect your weight loss?
I'm sure many of you have either tried skipping breakfast for weight loss purposes, do not feel hungry in the morning, or just do not have enough time! My consultant at Jenny Craig advised me t... [More]
25. July 2009 08:00
Thank God its Friday! Weekends can pose the biggest temptations for fast food eating and skipping workouts. Let's map out some ideas that give you that 'taste' your looking for, with a healthier twist. If your craving a heavy pasta dish with Alfredo sauce (many restaura... [More]
24. July 2009 20:27
Why was the Jenny Craig program right for me?
I knew the other programs honestly didn't work because they were not educating me with the proper ways to make life-lasting changes. I loved that the food was frozen and easy to make before, during, and after work. I was worried tha... [More]