Motivation

Staying motivated during your fitness program can be a tough task unless you have that inner zeal and a well thought out strategy in place. Staying fit is very essential for a healthy and happy life and it demands a long term commitment from your side.  If you have the will to stay fit and […]


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If you’ve read all the previous articles and are still hanging in there, give yourself a big “Congratulations”!  You deserve it! (Part 1  –  Part 2  – Part 3  –  Part 4  –  Part 5  –  Part 6) It takes courage to look within and consider the various ways you may have been sabotaging your […]


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Through the first several articles in our series By now you should already have gleaned some valuable insight as to why you sabotage your weight loss and exercise efforts. (Part 1  –  Part 2  – Part 3  –  Part 4  –  Part 5  –  Part 6) But we’re not done yet. Let’s look at a […]


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Today we’re going to look at three more subtle weight loss and exercise saboteurs that often go hand-in-hand: Inappropriate motivation Losing weight for someone else (besides yourself) Losing weight for the wrong reasons Grab your journal – you may have a lot of writing to do today! (Part 1  –  Part 2  – Part 3  […]


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Just Do It: How to Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes

We all know the importance of diet and exercise.  Many of us are quite knowledgeable about the best foods to eat and the best physical activities to engage in. We may even have a library full of fitness and diet books, but yet actually beginning to exercise and eat right eludes us. We make excuses […]


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18 Reasons You May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss and Exercise Efforts – Part 3

Today we’re going to look at three more potential obstacles to achieving your weight loss goals: Focusing on a program vs. making lifestyle changes The challenge of old habits Fear of change (Get your journal ready…!) (Part 1  –  Part 2  – Part 3  –  Part 4  –  Part 5  –  Part 6)   Reason […]


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18 Reasons You May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss and Exercise Efforts – Part 2

Today we’re going to look at three more common saboteurs: The desire for a quick fix Denial Living to eat Get out your journal and take some notes as you read.  Chances are, at least one of these will resonate with you! (see other parts here – (Part 1  –  Part 2  – Part 3  –  […]


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18 Reasons You May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss and Exercise Efforts – Part I

It’s human nature to dislike change and abhor any sense of deprivation. That’s why it’s little wonder that so many people end up sabotaging their attempts to lose weight and stick to an exercise regimen. Sigmund Freud keenly observed years ago that “there are no accidents”.  If you find yourself starting diet after diet – […]


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Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Holidays are the best of times when it comes to seeing family and creating memories, but they can bring about a whole slew of problems that have nothing to do with crazy in-laws or busy schedules. For someone who is watching their weight, any time of year that focuses primarily on high-fat high sugar foods […]


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How to Create Solid, Successful New Year’s Resolutions

There’s nothing like having a set day to start making positive, healthy changes. Most of the time it’s a Monday or the first day of the month. But, nothing beats making the beginning of the rest of your soon-to-be-fabulous life effective on January 1st. That’s the mother of all change days.   That’s when despair and […]


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