How Do You Find Motivation When Success Doesn’t Seem to be Coming?

Here we are, nearing the end of January and the waning of many a New Year’s resolution. According to statistics from the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64 percent of those who made a 2014 New Year’s resolution were still going strong one month later. Six months on down the road, that number dropped… Continue reading How Do You Find Motivation When Success Doesn’t Seem to be Coming?

Those Horrible Things in the Refrigerator Ruining Your Diet

The other day, a friend of mine posted a photo on Facebook of the inside of her refrigerator; she did it as part of ongoing work with her nutritionist. Now, Amy is probably any nutritionist’s idea of the perfect client, a poster child for dietary success — she lost weight, sculpted her body, and took… Continue reading Those Horrible Things in the Refrigerator Ruining Your Diet

2014’s Best Fitness Lesson: Get off the Butt

It seems that, every year, there is some pivotal shift in the health/wellness/fitness landscape. “No fat” morphs into “eat good fats”; yesterday’s Jazzercise is today’s CrossFit. 2014 was no different. The change is both ordinary and revolutionary — how we look at sitting. For most of my 30s and 40s, I lived in a house with… Continue reading 2014’s Best Fitness Lesson: Get off the Butt

Call It a Draw: Heat 1/Leah 1

I was a bit apprehensive about this morning’s workout. Saturday had been miserable, and I’d spent the rest of the day in a stupor, lying around, rehydrating, and attempting to bring my body temperature down from the equivalent of molten lava. Sunday passed in pretty much the same fashion. So today, Monday, rolled around and… Continue reading Call It a Draw: Heat 1/Leah 1