Life Beyond the Scale

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Weight/fat-loss is difficult, for a number of reasons.  In order to maintain whatever you lose, you must build a lifestyle that you love.  This point is imperative!  Cutting out carbs for 2 weeks, and losing 10-lbs, it means nothing.  It’s water.  If you add the carbs back, the weight will come back as quickly as Read the full article…

Do you want to Lose Weight in 2020? Start with the right Mindset!

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  Nobody will tell you this.  I guess its a very guarded secret and nobody talks about it. Weight loss is hard.  It’s very hard.  And nobody says it because of the following reasons. They have no clue that it’s hard, because they haven’t lost weight They want your money, and if you said it’s Read the full article…

It’s Okay to NOT Want to be fat! The most important thing to consider when changing your diet.

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    I’m all about choice.  Everyone has to make the right choice for them. We live in a world where we have normalized fatness.  It’s great to be fat.  If you don’t want to be fat, there is something wrong with you.  You must have an eating or mental disorder.  You are not a Read the full article…

Caloric Deficit Tips: 5 Reasons to Stay FAR Away from Meal Replacement Shakes

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  I understand (probably better than anyone) how hard and frustrating it is to lose fat.  Oh my!  I have battled some major plateaus.  Seeing the weight go up and down, battling the food and cravings. Sigh. Anyone that says it’s easy, hasn’t done it, or is looking to take your money. It’s not easy, Read the full article…

How to Incorporate the Jump Rope into your Weight Training Routine

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  This post may contain affiliate links.    I love jumping rope.  I always have.  I did it all the time as a child, and rope jumping is attributed to children’s games. A few years ago, I was looking for a change in my routine.  It’s always nice to change things up, especially when you Read the full article…

I can’t lose weight, Just gain it!

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  Welcome to my fitness hell. I work and work and track and track, and sleep and sleep, and train and train, and take my multivitamin, and calculate my carbs, proteins and fats, and lift, and do cardio, and…and…and…I can’t lose a pound of fat, muscle, water or anything.  However, when I eat in a Read the full article…

Buck-up, Fat-Loss is Slow

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  Have you ever tried to lose weight?  Frustrating, isn’t it? I have been on all sides of this process.  When I started I was 300 lbs.     I was completely out of shape, had low self-esteem, was miserable, and had just been diagnosed with high blood pressure – and was on the verge Read the full article…

Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter. Are you Ready?

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    You know, with a real lifestyle change, it only takes a few months to get a noticeable result. Here, I wanted to be less lumpy and bumpy. It sounds funny, I know. A few months of an easy dietary plan of whole foods and zero supplements, and less than 30 minutes of training Read the full article…