Tag: fitness

It Takes Belief

To change, we must believe we can change. Every fiber of our being needs to be on-board for change, especially when it is a major lifestyle change! The biggest yet littlest way to change is to start with one small item. It could be…

All or Nothing?

Often, we approach changing with absolutes. There is nothing in the world that is truly black and white, except in the world of art. Do you want to change? Lose weight? Eat better? Get in shape? Something else. . . Extra weight seems to…

Timing. . .

It’s easy to think about losing weight or improving fitness. It’s really easy to talk about it. It’s more difficult to find the time and energy to commit to a lifestyle change. After talking the talk, we need to decide to walk the walk….

Get Up & Move Club

No matter what our age is, all of us need to get up and move more. Movement does not mean going to the gym. It is possible to increase movement by parking further away from the store, and walking a little further. It could…

Spring is Time for Change

With the sun finally peeking out from behind the grey clouds of winter, it is the perfect time to make lifestyle changes to welcome the upcoming summer. Whether it is in dietary intake or personal fitness, each of us has an idea of where…

What Does It Mean. . .Weight vs Inches

Often, we are led to believe that what the scale reads indicates our level of health. We go to the doctor, and they weigh us. They talk to us about our weight, and health issue we can encounter if we weigh too much. In…

Who Am I & What Do I Know About Fitness. . .

In the late 1980s I studied to become a Fitness Instructor, and passed the ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) Certification tests. This was the culmination of years of competitive swimming, life guarding, swim instruction, coaching, water aerobics instruction, and personal fitness routines. After…