You may have "accidentally" gained a few pounds or gotten out of shape. But it's not going to be an accident to lose them and get in shape. It's going to be according to a plan. You need a plan for your nutrition and you need a plan for your fitness. The good news is we can make this plan according to YOU. It doesn't have to be someone else's running / keto plan. Unless you like running and don't like carbs. No, we can come up with a REALISTIC plan that you'll actually stick to and enjoy.
There are all kinds of excuses we can come up with to not get fit or to not stay fit. Most are bogus. That’s some really tough love, isn’t it? Yet, I’ve trained with people who have serious, debilitating diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia to name a few. I’ve worked with women going … Continue reading Make muscles, not excuses.
First you must enjoy your workout.
Yep, I said that. So, when you’re just starting out, a 10 minute walk might be enjoyable. That’s what I want. I want you to get moving, feel excited, actually be able to accomplish the goal you set for yourself. A study published in Frontiers in Psychology in 2016 confirmed that perceived competence, that is the sense of mastery or winning, is one of the biggest factors in enjoying a workout and, ultimately, sticking to a fitness routine. So, start where you’re at and slowly get better.
This morning I woke up at 4:20 with a bit of a start. It was kind of like the start you have when you have that first sleep for more than 20 minutes with a new baby. "Wait, is the baby still alive?" is your first thought. In this case I thought, "Wait, did I … Continue reading Sweet sleep
This weekend at church we talked about how comparing ourselves to one another is just a no win situation. But one of my favorite parts was the Message translation of the verse from Galatians: Since this is the kind of life we have chosen, the life of the Spirit, let us make sure that we … Continue reading ORIGINAL