Tag Archives: obesity

Move It to Lose It!


We have a problem. People can go the week, a month or more without any physical activity. People hire out for housekeeping & gardening, we don’t do our own chores.  We drive everywhere we need to go & we circle … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 2)


Looking at this Fork in My Road makes me want to scream! I see the road to my left leading me to a defeated life filled with jealousy of the fit and strong around me. I see the road to … Continue reading

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What is on your Thanksgiving Plate?


I have written blogs about how unhealthy the Holidays can be to our bodies…and our waistlines.  Starting at Halloween and continuing through the New Year, the average american can gain 5-7 pounds, BUT….you don’t want to be average, Right?!? So … Continue reading

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Is Pregnant the New Fat?


When I found myself pregnant again, I was so excited…but for me, life continued as before.  I woke up at 5:30am for bootcamp, I ran, I taught kickboxing, I took spin classes, I rode my bike, I played with my … Continue reading

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“Hi Bathroom Scale! Great to see you!” said no one ever.


Most of us know that the Holidays are the most common weight-gain time of the year.  But did any of you know there is a second? JULY!   July is the second most common time of the year that a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Weight Loss = F


Weight gain is easy!  Just let life take over, eat when you want, ignore your body, play on the computer and sit down…the pounds will begin to pack on! Weight loss is NOT easy!  We exercise, we watch what we … Continue reading

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Are you on the PDL (Pregnancy Disabled List)?


This morning a student in my kickboxing class asked me a couple of questions about being pregnant and exercising.  Her doctor told her that since she was pregnant, she should no longer take cardio kickboxing or Pilates classes.  She wanted … Continue reading

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Mom, Why am I fat?


Ok, nothing like starting this blog thing out on a touchy subject!  But why not…like the commercials say – stop sugarcoating it! Georgia has begun an ad campaign addressing childhood obesity.  Many have been supportive and many have been outraged.  … Continue reading

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