STRESSED or DESSERTS

STRESSED or DESSERTS     I've never been an emotional eater. I've also never been home for 52 days (and counting) due to a global pandemic.   I've found myself craving bread, spaghetti, peanut butter cookies, and...

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Mental & Physical Health in the Time of

    I am not a calm person. NO ONE would refer to me that way. I am a high energy, always moving, always talking, mind always racing, extrovert of a person. A co-worker at my previous office job once asked to change desks because my...

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Breaking Points

In the 14 years, I have been in the fitness industry, I have heard some interesting stories about people reaching their breaking points with their poor health.   For one client, it was when he was told his weight rendered him ineligible for...

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Merry Hallowthankmas

There is a social media meme featuring a pumpkin, a turkey and Santa that declares “Merry HallowThansMas.” It makes fun of the way that October/November/December blends into a month-long holiday celebration...complete with the rich food...

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The Year of Change for David

DAY 4 In September of 2015, David Wyatt found himself in the worst shape of his life. His diabetes was running rampant, his weight was out of control and his life was following suit. So, he went where he thought he could find the answers… the...

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What I DIDN’T Post About My Endurance Event

  In early August I posted these pictures of my husband, myself and my bike computer to social media. The bike computer showed a distance of 100 miles and my face showed joy and pride. What I didn’t post, and what no one saw (except...

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SPORTS DRINKS, DEHYDRATION & SUMMER FITNESS

About 5 years ago, I learned a very hard lesson about the difference between drinking sports drinks with electrolytes and drinking plain water while exercising. It was a hot September day...over 90 degrees. I was with some friends doing an...

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PROTEIN POWDERS

Which one is right for you? Last month we took a deep dive into the amount of protein a person needs on a daily basis. When the topic of protein comes up it inevitably leads to questions about protein powders. While it is my belief that a whole...

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Are you confused about PROTEIN

Are you confused about PROTEIN? Protein seems like a straight forward topic- eat your chicken breast…grow your muscles. But when I asked a small group of athletes and gym members, most of them seemed confused about everything from how much...

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Whatever your fitness question... the answer: STRENGTH TRAINING

When I learned that I would be writing a monthly blog for the Fitness Evolution social media pages I threw a question up on my personal Facebook page: What health issues would people like to see addressed in the upcoming issues of the blog?   I...

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