Archive for December, 2014

New Year, New YOU!

December 30, 2014

Set-a-goal-make-a-plan-get-to-work-stick-to-it-reach-a-goalAt this time of year, many of us will resolve to make some major changes in our lives.  Maybe we’ll decide to start an exercise program, stop eating junk food, quit smoking or lose a substantial amount of weight.  Regardless of the goal, have you ever wondered why most people set the same New Year’s Resolutions year after year?  That’s because by March 1st, 80% of people have thrown in the towel on their original ambitions.  With that kind of failure rate, I’m convinced that it’s not a problem with the person but rather the process.  Most people set themselves up for failure before the clock even strikes midnight because they attempt to do too much too quickly.  They don’t do any planning and they have no idea how to monitor their progress.  When it comes to health and fitness, your chances for success will improve dramatically if you approach things differently.

Read more on New Year, New YOU!…

Tags:
Posted in goal setting No Comments »

Last Minute Gifts for Fitness Fanatics

December 19, 2014

fitness_giftDo you have an avid exerciser or sports fan on your holiday shopping list?  Well, you don’t have a ton of time to find a gift that they’ll completely love so here are the Top 10 ideas that any fitness fanatic would appreciate.

Last Minute Gifts for Fitness Fanatics

 

1. Massage

The best thing in the world after a tough workout is a massage so this gift will be greatly appreciated.  You can pick up a gift certificate at most local spas and most offer special holiday packages.  If you’re feeling a bit generous, consider purchasing a day-at-the-spa package that often includes massage, body wrap, facial, manicure, pedicure and steam bath.

2. Race Entry

Register you and your loved one for an upcoming run or triathlon.  It will jump-start your New Year Resolutions and it’s something you can train for together!

3. Fitness Program Registration

Do you know someone who’s always wanted to join a running clinic, Read more on Last Minute Gifts for Fitness Fanatics…

Tags: ,
Posted in Fitness, holiday No Comments »

Party And Still Stay Fit

December 15, 2014

10704128_10152400074981946_4912914976352794417_nThis is the time of year for holiday parties, community events and family get-togethers! It’s all so much fun but it’s going to take more than will-power to make sure your holiday season is healthy and doesn’t completely sabotage your fitness goals. You CAN party and still stay fit!

Read more on Party And Still Stay Fit…

Tags:
Posted in healthy, holiday, Nutrition No Comments »

Quick Workouts During The Holidays Is Key

December 8, 2014

Sherri SantaDuring the holidays, we can get so busy decorating the house, buying presents, attending parties, and entertaining guests that the last thing on our minds is our exercise program.  But if you’ve worked hard all year to achieve your current fitness level, the last thing you want to do is take the “all or nothing” approach during the holidays.  Starting from scratch come January is never fun!

Read more on Quick Workouts During The Holidays Is Key…

Tags: , ,
Posted in exercise, holiday, Motivation, winter No Comments »

Crazy Fitness Things To Be Thankful For…

December 2, 2014

It’s the season of Thanksgiving and Holidays when we often take time to reflect on the people and things we are thankful for.  I thought I’d take this from a different perspective, a fitness perspective.

Read more on Crazy Fitness Things To Be Thankful For……

Tags: , ,
Posted in exercise, fat loss No Comments »