Posts tagged "weight loss"

Unhealthy Relationships With Food & Food As A Reward

Unhealthy Relationships With Food & Food As A Reward
The relationship that most people have with food is an unhealthy one.  I’m really no different in that, I still have good days and bad days, but I consistently work to get better, and I hope you do too.  I’ve struggled with binge eating and also the mindset that I should reward myself with food. ... Read more »

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?
Many people are under the assumption that one personal trainer is like the next, but I can assure you that this is far from the truth.  Personal trainers should never be viewed as a one size fits all mold.  They come in all shapes, sizes, sexes, experience levels, specialties, and personality types.  All too often... Read more »

Fifteen Of My Favorite Motivational Images For Fitness Goals

Fifteen Of My Favorite Motivational Images For Fitness Goals
A big part of success in fitness is having the desire, the drive, and the motivation to achieve what you are going after.  I run regular fitness challenge groups on Facebook, and one of the things I do is encourage challengers to share motivating images that they find particularly inspiring.  They found some amazing ones... Read more »
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Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?

Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?
I want to get one on one with you in this blog post.  I want to teach you how to set effective goals and share my reasons why I think setting goals this way is good for you.  So, let’s have a little one on one chat, shall we?  In this video I’m going to... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness

Motivation Monday:  Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness
Welcome to a new chapter in Fitness At Home.  In asking people the types of things they’d like to see from this blog, MOTIVATIONAL STORIES was a big one!  I want to help inspire you with success stories from all across the realm using various home fitness methods.  I’m starting with a friend of mine,... Read more »

What I Wish I Knew About My Weight Loss Journey When I Was Younger

What I Wish I Knew About My Weight Loss Journey When I Was Younger
No matter how hard we try, we will never know everything there is to know about fitness and weight loss.  We will never have the perfect answer.  We will never truly know what the best option is.  All we’ll know is what we want our ultimate goal to be, and we’ll know that gut wrenching... Read more »
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Must Haves For Home Fitness

Must Haves For Home Fitness
A lot of people think that in order to exercise at home they need to get some big, fancy, home strength training system.  Or, some big, clunky, piece of home cardio equipment.  That is NOT the case, though!  In fact, I would try to talk you out of spending hundreds (or thousands) of dollars on... Read more »

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries
Admit it, you grab a pastry on the go more than you’d like to admit.  I’m going to raise my hand and admit guilt.  Sometimes you are on the go and it’s the only option between eating something or starving yourself (unless you’ve packed snacks, in which case you win!).  I’ve been seeing signs at... Read more »

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!
Last year the Superhero Fitness Challenge made a splash at C2E2 (Chicago’s BEST Entertainment and Pop Culture convention) by being the only health and fitness related booth there!  People engaged in our fitness challenge and earned great prizes!  We brought an excitement for living healthier lives into an area where it’s been pretty non-existent up... Read more »
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Spice Up Your Healthy Eating To Stop Food Boredom

Spice Up Your Healthy Eating To Stop Food Boredom
“Eating healthy is so boring,” is a phrase I hear a lot as a fitness instructor.  The truth is that it’s not boring; but the other truth is that most people don’t have a clue what is considered healthy eating (or, at least, how to add variety).  Most people fall back on frozen veggies and... Read more »