Dear Treadmill

Dear Treadmill, I want to be honest with you.  I don’t want to sugarcoat it.  You are not my favorite.  I usually do not look forward to spending time with you.  You don’t change much and don’t offer much variety.  I feel like it’s the same thing every time.  Usually growing and full of effort.

By |2020-03-05T01:58:04+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Creative Writing, Improve, Move, New Ways of Thinking|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Plateau Perspective: How to Move Past Periods of Slow Progress

"If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." -Bruce Lee Our life's journey of self-discovery is not a straight-line rise from

Park Out Front: The Benefits of Working Out at Parks

'We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence…" -Mother Theresa "In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through

By |2019-09-03T17:08:03+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Move, New Ways of Thinking|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Remember, Muscle Memory

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle  "Repetition is the Mother of Learning." -Latin Proverb "Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect." -Vince Lombardi A Short Story I didn’t realize how much our body and minds remember until I played a workout DVD

By |2020-04-03T20:15:52+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Behavior Change, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Move, New Ways of Thinking|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Step One

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. "-Martin Luther King, Jr. "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." -Lao Tzu Life is weird, isn't it? We enter into this large and confusing world as young children. From early on, our parents and superiors expect us

By |2018-12-23T20:08:52+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Behavior Change, Improve, Lifestyle, Motivation, New Ways of Thinking|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Do Your Research

Ok so you’ve decided to make a change in your life.  You want to lose weight, become healthier, or just learn some new things.  But, you wonder where to start.  In today’s day and age, we are bombarded by information.  We can find things on the internet, in the newspaper, or from our next door

By |2014-02-15T20:35:51+00:00February 15th, 2014|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |1 Comment


Have you heard about the term motivation? You most likely have.  Motivation is our drive to action.  We can be driven by money, prizes, or rewards (external motivation).  We can also be driven by our inner thoughts, dreams, or goals (internal motivation).  Why am I speaking about motivation on a nutrition & exercise blog you

By |2014-01-13T23:28:15+00:00January 13th, 2014|Categories: Motivation|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Move More!

This entry is the final of 10 named “10 Simple Steps To Make Good Habits More Delicious” from the Sport, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition group. Physical activity and diet go hand in hand.  You really can’t have one without the other for your health!  Exercise is very important to help you maintain a healthy weight

By |2014-01-06T15:26:24+00:00January 6th, 2014|Categories: Fitness|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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