Top 5 Diet Mistakes to Avoid

There are the top 5 mistakes that I always encourage people to AVOID when dieting and trying to lose weight.  These can hinder your weight loss efforts and even harm your health. ...more
I agree with most of what you're saying, except for 'Always remember that if you want to lose ...more

The Scientific Seven Minute Workout

We've already talked about how exercising daily can be quite the struggle for me. Between my full work day, commuting and the afternoon rain storms it feels nearly impossible to get in a good workout. I hardly have enough time to make dinner most nights, let alone take a trip to the gym and spend 45-60 minutes on a treadmill or trying to figure out what weights to lift. I sometimes wonder if I'm the only one who wanders awkwardly through the machines unsure of where to start. (I'm not the only one, right?)...more

MILF

I know, I know...I know what you are all thinking "MILF!?!" Couldn't I had used something a little cleaner? MILF...Mom Is Losing Fat..now get your minds out of the gutter. This blog is being used to motivate me so I needed something catchy. But if anyone still takes offense to it, credits of naming my blog goes to my supervisor Elly :)...more

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds.  Wanting to be healthier and have more energy, she decided that it was time to start making gradual lifestyle changes.  She knows that slow and steady wins the race!  Here is what she shared with us about her weight loss journey:...more

The Number One Drinking Mistake Affecting Your Weight

What is the number one mistake? Not Drinking Enough Water!Water – it's all around us. We see it in rivers and oceans, it flows freely from our faucets, it purges into our basements during violent storms. We've always heard how pivotal it is to our overall health and yet somehow most of us fail to get our required daily intake. About 70% of our bodies is water and it is involved in so many essential body functions including flushing waste materials in the body, metabolism, body temperature and digestion....more

5 Tips For Having Self-Control Over Your Eating Habits

What happens when food is more than food? What if food is your medicine or what helps you cope with life? Tantalizing meals and treats can take us on refreshing trips down memory lane or just away from reality.  This can feel like a blessing or a curse. While food may comfort us in the moment, be it because of boredom, depression, excitement, or loneliness, we are often just distracted from the larger issue at hand. Some people lose all sense of control when it comes to the intoxicating aromas and tastes creeping around kitchen corners or out of fast food bags....more

HIIT: The Calorie-Burning Routine You Can Do Anywhere

HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is rising in popularity amongst the masses at supersonic speeds. Besides body weight training, HIIT is the top fitness trend of 2014. This upbeat, fast-paced method requires dedication, commitment, stamina, and endurance, but the results are well worth the effort. ...more
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Fueling With Real Foods, Part 4: Pocket Fuel Naturals {and a giveaway!}

I’ve written before in this series about how convenient gels are for fueling on the go, but unfortunately they just don’t agree with me.  While whole foods are a great alternative, they’re not always practical.  In my search to find foods to fuel with that are effective, yet convenient enough to take with you on your workout, a friend of mine recommended I check out Pocket Fuel Naturals....more

10 Tips for Eating Clean on a Tight Budget

Almost every person who plans on dieting or at least eating healthier is faced with one very common slippery slope – good food can cost more money. Whether you're looking to invigorate your meal plan with organic products for a healthier system or just add more variety of fruits, vegetables, and appetite suppressants like almonds and nuts, your grocery bill each week could be a little higher...until now....more

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Aliyah lost 66 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Aliyah lost 66 pounds.  Like many of us she gained a lot of weight in college and took steps after graduation to change her lifestyle, lose weight and reach her wellness goals.  Here is what she shared about her weight loss journey: ...more