Weight loss is a simple math game. Eat less, exercise more. If you just take in fewer calories than you burn, you will lose weight. Right? Then why doesn’t it work?
Have you ever given up? Ever commit to a new habit and stop trying shortly thereafter because of discouragement, frustration, or lack of progress? Yeah, me too. The truth is we often sabotage our efforts without knowing it.
By my count, I've attempted 25 different at-home workout programs, not including the entire Tae Bo series that started my fitness journey. I'm not sure if this makes me an "expert" or not, but I do have experience with home workouts.
I was 38 years old. My body was revolting on me. I was fatigued, depressed, and overweight. Whether it was years of catching fast pitch softball games or simple biomechanics, my knee wasn't cooperating with my fitness plan. Sidelined from running, biking, elliptical, and most group fitness classes, the low-impact swimming option wasn't yielding results. The scale and … Continue reading How an Infomercial Changed My Life
On my daily scroll through my Facebook newsfeed last week, my eyes stopped at an ad with the title Never Hungover next to a bottle of alcohol. Assuming this was a new non-alcoholic beverage, I clicked on the link to learn more. I was greeted with the tagline, "Party Tonight and Feel Great Tomorrow." This … Continue reading What I Learned About Being Hungover