Your slow progress is a good thing
Top five reasons your slow progress is a good thing You’ve been at it for two weeks or longer—maybe a month, or even three. You’re not seeing the results you thought you’d have by now—the looser-fitting jeans, the lower number on the scale…You’re still huffing and puffing through every workout. Where’s the good news in…Read More
What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make?
What is the Easiest, Most Important Diet Change You Can Make? – Elise A. Miller If I had to give you just one tip to help you lose weight, it would be to—wait! Not so fast. Before I tell you what TO do, I want to tell you what I won’t advise. I won’t tell…Read More
Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda
Let me give you some great fitness advice. Open a calendar, any calendar. Look over the next month. See those boxes and that stretch of time? That’s opportunity knocking. There’s your fresh start. It’s your commitment to trying a healthier, stronger, and more disciplined lifestyle. And all you need is one month (or less!). I…Read More
5 Tips for Dealing With Fitness When Life SUCKS
5 Tips for Dealing With Fitness When Life SUCKS As adults, we are well familiar with the phrase, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” However, this tried-and-true maxim for encouragement sometimes comes up short when life throws you a giant curve ball and, for whatever reason, it just sucks. These crappy periods of life…Read More
How to Be a PRO: 4 Strategies for Being Proactive and Staying on Your Game
If you cozied up on the couch and enjoyed any awards shows this Winter, I bet you dreamed of what it would be like to have an arsenal of people at your disposal to achieve the bombshell looks of your favorite celebrities. Your life would be so much easier if you had a personal chef…Read More
Fitness 4 Life
We all have different motivations for fitting in our weekly workouts, right? Some of us want to have leaner and meaner bodies. Others want to run faster and jump higher. And still others want to have bulging muscles and ripped abs. No matter our reasons, we always seem to have some ultimate end goal when…Read More
Hey SMARTy Pants!
I know that many of you want to lose weight, and that’s a fantastic goal to have. The trouble with it is that sometimes it can be a drag. Maybe the numbers on the scale or tape measure aren’t moving as fast as you’d like. Your workout or diet might feel like a slog with…Read More
20 cool ideas to boost your long-term success!
It can be hard to stay the course when you’ve been at it a while. Take a gander at these 20 ideas to renew your commitment and spike your progress. Have more ideas? Add them to the list in the comments section! Track your food (and mood) for two weeks on myfitnesspal. Pick a badass…Read More
Sacrifice and Sustainability: The Double-Edged Sword of Goal Achievement
You have fitness goals, both short- and long-term. Your short-term goals might include being able to perform 10 perfect military pushups or doing a minute of jump squats without stopping to catch your breath or nearly puking. Your long-term goal might be to make other women want to scratch your eyes out when they see…Read More