Category: overeating

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"In my opinion, food isn't the culprit in obesity, it is the lack of knowledge about food and the disrespect of food that has taken obesity to the level it is at today."
This past week, USA Today came out with a story that polled about 1000 people asking if they would rather have a million dollars or a great body. 1 out of 4 would rather have a perfect body than a million dollars. I don’t know about you, but I was wondering about health. Why wasn’t […]
There is an abundance of nutrition information on the internet, but what truly educates the reader about whole, healthy nutrition options that are sustainable and realistic. Some food for thought on what people buy into when it comes to nutrition and what things need to change to ensure that the health of our country improves and obesity numbers drop.
    This past week I hosted my 6th orientation at my studio for my 6-week Weight Loss Challenge. For the orientation, I had yet another speaker that has successfully met “the challenge” to tell her story. (Check out our other success stories).  This week, Reality Fitness welcomed Marty Hammond and she shared how she […]
As many of you know, I have been implementing a weight loss challenge at my studio that has turned out to be, well, amazing. Because of the incredible results our clients are experiencing, I am asking them to come back at the orientations we hold each month and share their stories. Let me just say, […]
Since I lost my weight close to 30 years ago, I find that the biggest culprit of successful, long-term weight loss for people is unrealistic expectations. People see magazine covers or television shows, or award shows and assume that the way the models and stars of Hollywood look is the way they should look. It’s […]
"Processed foods have dominated our daily intake and most people are getting their vegetables when served on a hamburger or as a garnish. People walking down the street with drinks loaded with sugar or "pretend" sugar is a common site. It's all about quantity and rarely about quality."
For those of  you that have read my blog for awhile, you know I’ve never romanticized weight loss, nor have I ever promoted diets. For 20 years, I have always maintained that a healthy weight is a by-product of a healthy lifestyle, and the scale does not necessarily dictate good health. In all my years […]
After 20 years in this industry the one constant is people who want to lose weight want to lose it NOW! No matter how often I may remind people that fast and easy is never a solution to long-term weight loss, somehow it doesn’t matter. It seems that the more shows depict weight loss as […]