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TODAYS HABITS: TOMORROWS REALITY

The fact that today’s habits create tomorrow’s reality is the good news and the bad news. Your habits today are contributing to the reality of who you are, internally and externally. Therefore your habits likely are affecting and creating your future. So to this extent…

REASONS/EXCUSES

If you really and truly want a fitness habit you have to be honest with yourself when it comes to your EXCUSES, seriously. Sometimes reasons are really excuses, so maybe the first thing you need to figure out is what is really going on for…

WORKOUT WISDOM: BEGINNERS…HOW TO GET STARTED

You may have no idea where to start if you are older and have never worked out or if it has been a long time since you workout out and you are somewhat or totally out of shape. I’d like to suggest two specific workout…

WORKOUT WISDOM: BE CAUTIOUS

If you are new to working out, or if you are changing what you have been doing, perhaps adding something new, proceed with caution. I mean to say that most likely you should SLOWLY ease into whatever is new. For example, if you are starting…

RE-DEFINING SNACKS & TREATS

It’s likely we could all benefit by reviewing and revising our thinking regarding “snacks” and “treats”. What is the first thing you think when you hear either word? Potato chips, pretzels and yummy tasting stuff we shouldn’t be eating is what comes to my mind….

PERSEVERENCE IS POWERFUL

Perseverence is one of the most valuable character traits a person can have. Simply put, this energy force gets things done. I’m not a gambler and I don’t like betting, but the 1 bet I would not hesitate to make is this: I’ll bet that…

HATE YOUR WORKOUT?: POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

Maybe you want to be fit, but you absolutely hate working out. You’ve tried many times to establish a workout habit but always quit before you get desired results. Here are some idea/choices that may get you past your dread and into a healthy habit…

MODERATION + CONSISTENCY = WINNING FORMULA

I believe that moderation combined with consistency can ensure that you have a lifelong fitness habit. Moderation ensures that you don’t do to much and either avoid your workouts or injure yourself from immediate or long term excess. Consistency creates a strong habit and leads…

THE MIRROR- TURN A NEGATIVE INTO A POSITIVE

If you don’t like what you see in the mirror, don’t let it discourage you. Instead turn your discontent into motivation. Choose to take action instead of wallowing in your discontent. Decide to develop an all-around fitness plan for yourself instead of being discouraged and…

MODERATION: CRITICAL TO A LIFELONG FITNESS HABIT

Moderation is CRITICALLY important to a lifelong fitness habit because conceptually we want to live a long, heathy life and have our body “hold up” over time. There is a point at which our physical activity can wear us down, rather than build us up….