Screw the Scale

I woke up excited and jumped out of bed. Today was the day. Today was the day that I was going to see the scale drop. I went to the bathroom and stayed on the toilet for at least 15 minutes after I was done. Just to make sure there’s nothing left that could impactContinue reading “Screw the Scale”

Weight Loss Grief

When you have been overweight for a long time, the thought of actually losing the weight can be terrifying. The discomfort of being overweight is predictable, being on the other side is a completely different life. Admitting this is even harder. It’s similar to those who have chronic pain and illness. The pain is awful,Continue reading “Weight Loss Grief”

Make Fitness Fit into Your Busy Life

“But I don’t have time to work out. I want to – but I can’t.” Give me just a brief moment to share some tough love: that’s a load of crap. If you wanted to, you’d make the time. We all have the same 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week. NoContinue reading “Make Fitness Fit into Your Busy Life”

How To Gain Momentum

 Merriam Webster defines momentum as: strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events. Strength is gained by motion. By moving forward, you become stronger. The moment you stop, that momentum is lost and you’ll have to begin again. This is why momentum is so important. What do I mean when IContinue reading “How To Gain Momentum”

Stop Flawing Yourself Out of Success

Have you ever said you wanted to achieve something only to have all of the negative voices in your head start listing off the million reasons why you can’t? Then you convince yourself that while it would be cool, you’re just not qualified. I mean, come on, what if you fail? What if you don’tContinue reading “Stop Flawing Yourself Out of Success”

Limiting Beliefs: What they are and how to destroy them

I have become very passionate about personal development in the last year. I never used to be – I honestly disliked it. I thought it was, in the words of Lord Business, hippie dippie bologna. But when a business partner pushed me to start, I quickly became obsessed. I’ve read the books, invested in courses,Continue reading “Limiting Beliefs: What they are and how to destroy them”

How to Finally Set Goals that Stick

Y’all see it all of the time, especially at this time of year. Everyone is ‘setting goals’ that they’re going to magically follow through with on the first of the year. But really, are they real goals? Or are they just things that sound nice? Goal setting is one of the most important aspects ofContinue reading “How to Finally Set Goals that Stick”

Building the Confidence Muscle

Do you know how a muscle gets stronger? You work it in the gym. By lifting weights you break the muscle down and cause the fibers to tear. It is sore for a few days. But you make sure you give your body the proper fuel. As it heals, it comes back stronger. This isContinue reading “Building the Confidence Muscle”

The Truth of Spot Reducing and my Top 3 Ways to get rid of Fat

Whenever I hear this term my eyes roll back into my head. It isn’t on purpose – it’s just my natural response. I thought that the myth of spot reducing had well been dismissed. But when I heard from a fellow fitness friend that he believed it was possible, I realized it’s something that definitelyContinue reading “The Truth of Spot Reducing and my Top 3 Ways to get rid of Fat”

To the Friends of the Fitness Fanatic

This is a letter to the friends of the fitness fanatic. Of the one obsessed with the gym. Of the one who has decided to make changes towards a healthier lifestyle. It can be quite difficult adjusting to a new life. Having a friend that doesn’t do the same things she used to can beContinue reading “To the Friends of the Fitness Fanatic”