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.
Anyone who's been on an airplane can probably recite these lines by heart... "Secure your own mask first before assisting others." These standard instructions are given on every airline, on every flight. But how often do we actually listen?
Confession time. I've been in a downward spiral with my nutrition. For anyone who thinks I have self-discipline perfected, nothing could be further from the truth. Though I know how I should eat, I struggle sometimes, too.
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