Archive for April 2013

Inspiring weight loss story video: Gwyn

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Inspiring weight loss story I wanted to share my inspiring weight loss story so you can be Gwynspired.  My inspiring weight loss story was filmed in September 2012 at Zip Fitness.  I told the manager, Anthony about my success with Weight Watchers and coming to Zip Fitness.  He asked if he could share my inspiring weight loss story with... Read more »

Healthy Habits: Pre-prep and plan meals

Healthy Habits: Pre-prep and plan meals
Healthy Habits The Healthy Habits 3 month Challenge is now in its 4th week and going strong with 80 challengers.  This week’s healthy habits mini challenge is to pre-prep fruits, veggies, and meats for the week.  That means to take time to cut up fruits and veggies so they are quickly accessible.  Also taking the time to cook... Read more »

5K run goal achieved and reflections

5K run goal achieved and reflections
5K Run In January when my friend encouraged me to sign up for the April Fool’s 5K run, I thought this is crazy cause I’m not a runner.  I started the couch to 5K (c25K) program app on my phone and feel that helped me to build up endurance and stamina.  As I trained for... Read more »
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Weight loss story: Gwyn on Sports Doctor Radio

Weight loss story: Gwyn on Sports Doctor Radio
Weight Loss Story On March 21, 2013, I was able to tell my weight loss story on Dr. Robert Weil’s radio show called the Sports Doctor Radio.  I met him at a Chicago Now event and found out he had a radio show.  He wanted to interview me about my weight loss story and I... Read more »

5K run: I'm running this Saturday and upcoming 5K events you can run

5K run: I'm running this Saturday and upcoming 5K events you can run
5K run This Saturday I’m ready for my 5K run in Bloomingdale, Illinois for the April Fool’s 5K.  Proceeds go to benefit Stepping Stones for Women of Domestic Violence and is hosted by Ducat Chiropractic and Sports Medicine.  This 5K run is closed but maybe you would like to cheer everyone on at the finish line. I started training... Read more »

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: review of Life Magazine article on obesity

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: review of Life Magazine article on obesity
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder I came across an article in Life Magazine that referred to an article from 1954 on obesity.  This article talked about how obesity is still a problem but has gotten out of hand.  The referenced article recapped Dorothy Bradley’s struggle with overeating and body image.  She was put down in the article... Read more »
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Healthy Habits 5 week Challenge Winner: Mariana

Healthy Habits 5 week Challenge Winner: Mariana
Healthy Habits Winner: Mariana! My first Healthy Habits Challenge started February 10 and went until March 16, 2013.  I had 42 people sign up for the challenge and 25 people held on strong until the end.  I was so proud of all the challengers and felt everyone was a winner cause they took the time... Read more »