Tag: fitness

Fitness After a Life Changing Injury

Can you come back to fitness from a life changing injury? YES! I am an example. I fell down a flight of stairs while carrying my young son. I caught myself if the right side of my body, and still have intermittent pain in…

Downsizing Body Fat

The photo is me at an unrecognizable weight. It’s a total embarrassment to me that I let myself slip so far into poor self-esteem, unhappiness, and over-eating to compensate. I don’t know what I weight, but I’m sure I topped 200 pounds. This is…

Changing Self Perceptions

The biggest hurdle to weight loss is our own perceptions of ourselves. We look into the mirror everyday, and what we see becomes our map for what we “look” like. We accept that the extra rolls of fat are who we are. There is…

Simple Changes to Increase Wellness

It’s too easy to become a human doing, instead of a human being. Our busy schedules demand we run on full throttle 24 / 7. Our bodies and minds are not geared to run this modern marathon of busy! The trick is to find…

Tips for Self Care

Self care is the foundation of fitness and wellness. Both are part of self care. Some tip ideas. . . Take 5+ minutes a day to still your mind. Walk a little further each day. Turn off the television by 9 pm. Go to…

Fitness From A Different Direction

Fitness affects all aspects of our lives! Exercise permeates every aspect of our lives, whether it is walking through a parking lot to the grocery store or going to the gym. Our bodies are made to move, and we have moved into an era…

Fitness is a Lifestyle. . .

Fitness is a Lifestyle. . .just like Addiction is a Lifestyle. It takes the same amount of time to put on clean blue jeans, as it does torn ones. It comes down to our choices. Some of these choices are automatic or habits. Fitness…