Posts tagged "obesity"

Lecture me on pork and beef? Puh-lease!

Lecture me on pork and beef? Puh-lease!
I am an open-minded person, believe me. But I must admit, that I do find it quite disturbing, and downright amusing, when people attempt to lecture me on the negative effects of eating beef and pork, when I’m sitting there lean and fit, and they’re sitting there as big as a cow and a pig!... Read more »

Good Lord! I can't eat microwave popcorn either? Confessions from a Fitness Trainer, Part 1

Good Lord! I can't eat microwave popcorn either? Confessions from a Fitness Trainer, Part 1
Okay, here’s the truth. I love teaching fitness classes and participants love me just the same. My dream is to travel the world as a health and fitness spokesperson. As a mom of six, I am in great shape but I train hard to look even better. I mean, it’s one thing to be an... Read more »

Are you responsible for crime in Chicago?

Are you responsible for crime in Chicago?
Everybody knows about Chicago’s astronomical crime rates, but have you ever stopped to consider if you are responsible for crime in Chicago? Gang crimes and miscreant youth wreak havoc on our city making our Magnificent Mile less than majestic. This gains national media attention and Rahm immediately puts plans in action to keep violent kids... Read more »
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Criticizing fit moms? Now that IS a shame

Criticizing fit moms? Now that IS a shame
I’ve heard it said that holding on to a grudge is like letting someone live rent free in your head. The older I get, the more I see how toxic thoughts infiltrate people’s minds, and they allow them to remain unrestrained, rent-free, and unchecked. This is what critics tried to do by blaming Maria Kang for their health,... Read more »

Be Covered Care Fair: A Success!

Be Covered Care Fair: A Success!
Today in Chicago, thousands came out to learn about the new health care laws and made the Illinois Be Covered Care Fair a success. Held at Chicago Indoor Sports on 39th and Ashland, families, seniors, singles, and young adults all had something that could motivate, educate, and inspire them toward healthful living. For me personally, in my... Read more »

9/11 Nonsense: Spare Me

The 9/11 nonsense I speak of is not at all what you are thinking. You see, I have no insider tips on terrorism, what the President did or did not know, or if the Illuminati planned the demise and destruction of our country. There are a plethora of conspiracy theorists who have their views on why our... Read more »
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Where do push ups, pull ups, plank, and pizza go together?

Where do push ups, pull ups, plank, and pizza go together? In the wacky world of Planet Fitness.  It reminds me of the Sesame Street game where three things belonged together and one just wasn’t the same. Sure, on the surface one might imagine a nice healthy veggie pizza made with fresh toppings and a robust,... Read more »
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