Blogs about Obesity

Wellness in Youth and... Shoelaces?

Loop, swoop and pull or two rabbit ears? It’s something most of us do every day and something we have been doing since we started school. Every day as we get ready for our day, we put on our shoes and tie our laces. We all have this one habit in common, a habit that was taught so young, we never thought anything of it. There are many ways to complete the task; however, we all must secure our shoes. Now I am sure you are wondering why I am rambling on about different ways to tie our shoes, but I have a point. Most habits are acquired young.

I love planks!

I love varying planks.  These are just a few variations you can do. Want more options? Give me a call. I have so many more! There is one (and more) for everyone!Planks variation that will challenge you

Get Back to Running Sensibly this Spring

We tend to what everything “now”… Information, meals, shows etc.. One area you must have patience in is your health. We don’t lose our health and fitness all at once, so we must allow proper progression and physical adaptation to regain our health safely. If we do not, we risk getting physically sore, fatigued and injuries. We can get frustrated and discouraged when we do not see immediate results and then possibly give up. Over all wellness is a life long journey to be enjoyed and maintained.

The Skinny on Obesity

Either watch the 1 hour long:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moQZd1-BC0Y ...or in 8 separate parts, 3-10 min eachPart 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0zD1gj0pXk

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Ask the Trainer.....

What are YOU doing to save more lives and make a dent in the obesity epidemic with your fitness business?   I love what I do. I help to motivate  individuals who never ever thought that they could change their lives. I help people to see a number on the scale that they have not seen in years. Through Fergie;s Instructional Training, individuals learn about nutrition and healthy choices.

SUGAR IS THE ENEMY

Drinking Soda (from Men's health) Researchers say you can measure a person’s risk of obesity by measuring his or her soda intake. Versus people who don’t drink sweetened sodas, here’s what your daily intake means: ½ can = 26 percent increased risk of being overweight or obese ½ to 1 can = 30.4 percent increased risk

If We're Exercising, Why Aren't We Losing Weight?

The headline says it all, "US Waistlines Expands Despite More Exercise". So if we're exercising, why are we still obese? Isn't exercise the "cure"? As a personal trainer and fitness professional, I'd like to say yes.  However, Americans can't lose weight until we become honest about how we eat.

Are We Getting Healthier As A Nation?

 I recently read a brief article composed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the health status of our nation. Question: Are we getting healthier as a nation?Answer: NO!

Addicting you to processed foods...

Great New York Times article..http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?hp&_r=0&pagewanted=all