9 ways summer is the best season for slimming

We had a little taste of summer heat last week and if you’re like me it left you saying, “give me more.” I love summer for a lot of reasons including longer days and the warm weather. Summer presents some unique challenges to losing weight. Things like excessive heat and humidity, bugs, and traditional summer […]

The weight loss mistakes you didn’t know you were making

  Here are some mistakes that people make all the time when trying to lose weight. They don’t know they’re making mistakes because these mistakes because they’ve heard these are the right things to do to get to goal. Are you making any of these mistakes? Eating breakfast Oh, I know you’re supposed to eat […]

How to lose weight for the last time

If you’re like me and a lot of other people, you’re no stranger to losing weight. You have done it before, maybe many times, and now you want to do it again. Wouldn’t it be great if this time is the last time you’ll ever need to lose weight again? How cool would it be […]

Get off your but and lose that weight

Yes, of course you want to lose weight. That’s why you clicked on this, but there is one word that can stop you. If you find yourself saying but you are setting yourself up to fail. Using but is like throwing up a big Jersey barrier on your road to success.       Everybody […]

The 3 biggest diet strategies backfires

In the search to find effective diet strategies, there are some that backfire more often than they help move people closer to their weight goal. Oddly, people have tried them and they backfired and yet, the next time they’re motivated to lose weight, they go right back to these same strategies hoping for a different outcome. […]

May is workplace health and fitness month

This month employers are encouraged to help their employees improve their health and fitness. That’s good news, who wouldn’t appreciate the support of your employer? Some of the suggestions to motivate employees are: Give employees a fitness tracker Create health challenges for employees to get the most steps in a day/week/month create after-hours basketball, softball, touch […]

Why do I gain so fast and lose so slow

“Why do I gain so fast and lose so slow?” I get that question all the time. Frustrated folks looking to lose some weight and hoping to improve their health express their wish that they could lose weight as quickly as they gain it. There’s a standard reply to that question, but it’s not really […]

What is holistic weight loss and what makes it so effective

Holistic weight loss is a confusing concept to many. To clear things up, it’s not holy weight loss. It’s not a Christian, or any other denominational, way to lose weight. There’s no praying to make me thinner or deliver me from the sinful temptations of bad food. It’s no guilt weight loss.   In fact, it’s […]