How to Stay Stay Consistent & Achieve Results

"It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently." -Tony Robbins “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Will Durant "Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency.  Consistent hard work leads to success.  Greatness will come" -Dwayne Johnson Consistency is

Practice A Packing Process

At one time, my meals were totally routine and predictable.  I had just finished college and lived at home.  Each day, i would have breakfast at 6:30AM. Before leaving for work, I would pack a brown bagged lunch.  I would throw in a sandwich, fresh veggies, fresh fruit, crackers, and a granola bar.  I would

Attitude Over Everything

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference”  -Winston Churchill “The only disability in life is a bad attitude” -Scott Hamilton “Having a positive attitude in a negative situation is not naive… it’s leadership” -Ralph Marston I have learned so much about attitudes, beliefs, and perspectives in the last year or so.  For

By |2017-04-03T21:57:38+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Behavior Change, Motivation, New Ways of Thinking|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Top 10 Ways to Cut Calories

It's common knowledge that to lose weight, one must burn off more calories than they take in.  People get encouraged often to "cut" calories out of their day.  However, sometimes people do not know where to cut these extra calories.  For starters, take a look at this list: Eat smaller portions Add vegetables Limit snack

By |2017-03-10T00:12:09+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: New Ways of Thinking, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Count Serving Sizes Because Serving Sizes Count

 "For many years, my formula has been to love yourself, move your body and to watch portion size. But the No. 1 thing is to love and value yourself, no matter what you've been through." -Richard Simmons "I lost about 60 pounds. I don't really have a moment specifically that made me do it. I

MyPlate Meals: Made Easy & Better for You

This is the 8th installment in a series of 10 named "10 Simple Steps To Make Good Habits More Delicious" sponsored by the Sport, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition practice group and I Can't Believe It's Not Butter.Want the secret to eating right on a regular basis?  It's really no secret.  In 2010, the USDA introduced

By |2013-12-16T16:32:46+00:00December 16th, 2013|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Watch Out For Solid Fats and Added Sugars

This post is the 5th in a series of 10 titled "10 Simple Steps to Make Good Habits More Delicious" from the Sport, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition group. Sugar is definitely getting a bad reputation lately.  Do you know why?  Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that gives some foods their sweet taste.  Sugar is dense

By |2013-11-11T21:23:21+00:00November 11th, 2013|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Party Problem

Have you been at a party and eaten too much?  We've all been there.  I just did it yesterday at my aunt's 50th birthday party.  It's so easy to do.  We are all out of our normal eating routine.  There are so many dishes that are equally delicious.  You're around people who encourage you to

By |2013-08-12T20:36:59+00:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Use it TO Lose It

The other day, I was thinking about the saying "Use it Or Lose it". Millions of people in the U.S. are attempting to lose weight.  So, I propose this new saying: "Use it TO Lose It".  Contrary to popular belief, weight loss comes out of losing FAT.  Therefore, it is essential to build habits and

By |2013-07-15T15:41:13+00:00July 15th, 2013|Categories: Fitness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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