Blogs about Health And Fitness

Where Am I NOW in This Health and Fitness Journey?

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Move while you fly with these easy in-flight leg exercises

Exercise is important at any age. But no matter how active your lifestyle, there will be times when sitting still is your only option. When you take a long flight, you are potentially staying seated in the same position for eight or more hours. 

Strength Training Will Keep You Young

Many people today are continually looking for a magical quick-fix to weight loss, maintenance of health, youthful appearance, and vitality.

What's More Important: Exercise or Nutrition?

  I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this).  Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!

Tips to Kick the Junk Food Habit

Think like a Champion

Think like a ChampionThis month, I have been reading “How Champions Think In Sports and in Life”, by Dr. Bob Rotella, a well-known sports psychologist.  The book explains that a successful life is based on how you perceive yourself.  Wow! If you take a hard look at that factor, it can be an intense review.  But, let’s keep it a bit lighter for the beginning of 2016.

Amazing You!

Let's take a moment to breathe. I'm not kidding. Literally take in three nice, deep breaths and match the amount of time you took to inhale to your exhales. Now pause.What do you notice? Do you feel more relaxed? Do you feel calmer? Really hone in on you right now for a few moments. ..................................

Just Do It!

OK....so, I posted a video to my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/dmofitness) this morning with the caption, "You don't have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great".  I went on to say that "The hardest part of anything is to get started....just do it!  You will be glad you did".  AND....I tell people all the time that I completely understand how hard it is to start a health/fitness program....that starting is the most difficult part of it. 

Understanding the Master’s Hammer and Chisel Portion Nutrition

One of the most frequent questions when people start a new nutrition program is how to handle portion control.

What Makes Us Great?

Have you ever wondered, what makes us do what we do? Is it the body chemistry? Is it a result of our surroundings? Is it all just hard work and mental toughness? What is it? Why do some people just seem to have it? Maybe it’s in the books one reads, or the ability to maximize the potential that we all have in us. We are all destined to be great in our own areas. I decided to share examples as part of the proof in greatness and how it is achieved.