Blogs about Goals

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Hi there! I hope you are having a great day. My goal through these posts is to share my journey and knoweldge to help motivate you in reaching your goals. I've never written one of these before so here we go!

Mid-Year Motivation to Keep You Moving Towards Your New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals

 Believe it or not, we’re coming up on the halfway point of the year pretty soon, which means most people have already forgotten about their New Year’s resolution fitness goals. But if you’re still trudging along, now’s the time to kick things into high gear and focus your eyes on the prize. Here are a few suggestions to keep you motivated:

15-16 weeks Trying. Good Stress.

16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

If you are going with the flow...

If you are going with the flow you're going the wrong way According to recent statistics, only 45% of Americans are getting the minimum recommended amounts of exercise. And those are just the minimums. Everywhere you look, it is still easier to find low quality convenience food than anything of nutritional value and exercise is more often "get it in when you can" rather than a committed item in your schedule. Don't get me wrong.

Remember That New Year's Resolution?

Remember January and all those nifty goals

Read the fine print and there is always fine print

In almost every batch of headlines that come to my inbox, at least one is still related to 'New Years Resolutions.'  I personally have never been a resolution kind of person.  I am not sure what that means.  How does the day January 1st differ from what was a good idea on December 31st?  Or November 20th for that matter?  Nonetheless while many of us are talking about resolutions and goals for the year, here are a few points you may want to consider before jumping into the latest 'fix' -

Setting Smart Goals for the New Year

It's a commonly held idea that most people make some New Year's resolutions, but very few stick with them.  How can we improve our ability to keep our commitments to ourselves? Making a New Year's Resolution is just a seasonal way of saying "Setting a Goal."  Setting and sticking to goals is a very important skill to learn, and there are a few principles you can follow to help them come true: 1.

Weight Loss Goals: Nutrition or Fitness First?

Weight loss goals are very common this time of year.You pigged out during Thanksgiving. You ate too much during the Christmas or Hanukah holiday. Cookies, cakes, candies, pies galore and now you feel bloated and fat right?I, too, know this feeling. Yes, fitness professionals can fall guilty to the temptations of all those delicious smelling and tasty looking foods. Full disclosure, I did too!

New Year Fitness Goals: How to Prepare

New year fitness goals, everyone has them right?Don’t you? I'm sure you must have thought about them by now right? Due to the time of year, I'm sure it's on your mind right?It’s that time of the year again folks.You know, that time of the year where people start thinking about this year and what they can do better in the new year.

Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.