Motivational Moment: Age is Just a Number

Getting the most out of your life is what you put into it.  Yes, sometimes easier said than done!  Those who are around me a lot have heard me talk about how it is not too late to get moving and be fitter and healthier. In most cases, it IS a choice.  What we do with our bodies – exercise and being active vs sitting around playing video games –  and what we put into our bodies – healthy nutrition and knowledge vs poison and negative thinking – have an effect on our quality of life.  If you are conscious it is never too late to do SOMETHING positive to have a healthier quality of life.

Like investing in savings for retirement, investing in your health and fitness early is important.  But also like financial investing, starting any time is beneficial!

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Fitness Fun & Facts: Contemplate this

I am often asked about various fitness related topics. The industry, like most, often changes as do recommendations.  Scientists learn new ways of doing studies or gather new data and change their minds.  They also try to apply their results to everyone. In some scientific topics, I would agree (like the reason planes fly).  But when it comes to health topics, everyone is similar but different.  Some things can be generalized but others not.

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Nutri-Know: Why it’s hard to lose weight?

I’m asked by friends, family, and clients why they cannot lose weight when it seems easy for others.  The bottom line is that everyone has different body chemistry and different things going on in their lives that affect their health and body composition. 

There are so many factors that can cause weight gain – and by weight gain I mean fat gain.   I’ve talked about “The 5 ASPECTS of Whole Health™” as described by the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH).  In order to achieve Whole Health, each of these 5 aspects needs care. 

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