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  • Get Fit Newsletter - November 2, 2018

    Please make a decision If you’re like most people then reading this subject line was a little uncomfortable and you may have even experienced a bit of anxiety. Make a decision? Do I have to? We are forced to make decisions every day, but that doesn’t make it any easier. When you stop to think about it, your life is the sum total of all the decisions that you’ve ever made up to this point. Your health, your mindset, your finances are all an outcome of the decisions you've made. Some decisions are so small that they seem insignificant... ...and other decisions weigh on you for days because you know that the outcome will change the course of your life. You’ll ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - October 26, 2018

    7 REALLY GOOD Reasons to Exercise Have you thought about starting an exercise program but haven’t done it yet? Here are 7 REALLY GOOD reasons to get started today! Reason #1: To Melt Fat Away
    The most coveted side effect of exercise is, of course, fat burn. The combination of a challenging exercise routine and a balanced meal plan is the best-known way to lose fat. Here’s what losing fat feels like:
    Your pants become loose
    People around you begin to say that you look great
    A glance at yourself in the mirror makes you smile
    Your energy levels soar
    You feel amazing Reason #2: To Alleviate Pain
    Regular exercise is a great way to alleviate chronic muscle and joint pain. ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - October 19, 2018

    Your Guide to Eating Out Healthy A woman sits at a restaurant studying the menu with furrowed brow. She has begun an exercise routine and knows that her frequent meals out could slow her weight loss results if she wasn't careful. When the waiter comes she is still deep in thought over what to order. “What can I get for you?” he asks with a smile. She looks up and frowns, no closer to arriving at a decision. On a whim she blurts out, “I’m trying to eat healthy but I have no idea what to order. What do you think I should eat?” The young waiter looks startled but quickly rattles off his idea of a healthy meal. “The eggplant and roasted pepper ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - October 12, 2018

    Here’s a new perspective… Do you exercise with the hopes of reaching a specific number on the scale? Or are you wishing to fit into a certain size dress or jeans? While having a goal is great, it will NOT ensure your success. Consider how many people you know who have had a specific weight that they wanted to reach. You are likely one of them. This number might have been posted up on a sticky note on the fridge, reminding you to watch what you eat and consistently make it to the gym. Maybe this number was updated and recorded everyday, to enforce accountability. How long did that last? A week? Two weeks? Statistics dictate that it likely didn’t last longer than a few ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - October 5, 2018

    I heard you cheat... …on your diet. We live in society where food temptations are everywhere. Walk through a store and you’ll see the unhealthy food items displayed front and center. Turn on the TV and you’ll be assaulted with commercials for fattening foods. Open a magazine and you’ll notice glossy pin-ups of sugary snacks. Go down the street and you’ll have restaurant signs clamoring for your attention. In addition to the abundance of tempting edibles, you also have deeply ingrained positive associations with indulging. You treat tempting food as a reward. You turn to tempting food for comfort. You rely on tempting food as stress relief. You allow ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - September 21, 2018

    Get Fit Newsletter September 21, 2018 Don’t believe it I’ve got to warn you, there are myths still going around about strength training. The truth is that strength training is one of the absolute best things you can do for your health and appearance. If you’ve fallen for these 5 myths then you’re missing out on tremendous potential results. It’s a Myth…that Muscle Turns Into Fat Why would anyone want to build muscle if it could morph into fat after a span of disuse? Rest assured that this is a myth of the highest order. Muscle tissue is muscle tissue. Fat tissue is fat tissue. One will never become the other. ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - September 14, 2018

    Getting back on track So you took a break from your fitness routine this summer. You ate, you drank, you relaxed, and ate some more. Well, now it’s time to face the music. As you look in the mirror after a summer of less-than-healthy eating… Your body is puffy and bloated. Your joints are achy. Your clothes feel tight. Maybe you are feeling that way right now. Here’s how to get you back on the fitness fast track. 1) Find Your Focus Summer happened. You ate things from the “never eat these” list, you drank more that you should have…but now it’s over. Draw a line in the sand. You’re back now so the bad eating stops now. If ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - September 7, 2018

    Is diet or exercise more important? You want what millions of other people do—to be lean and fit. Whether you want to trim off extra pounds so you’ll feel better, look better, or be better prepared to tackle whatever demands come your way, you probably want to find the most efficient way to do it. Well, with this email, you can figure out if you should put your emphasis on diet or exercise to get the results you want. I present the contenders for your weight-loss attention… In the Left Corner: Diet
    While fad diets have tried their darndest to malign the fine name of dieting, proper diet continues to be a vital way to lose weight. In fact, research has shown that if ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - August 31, 2018

    These foods have hidden sugars So many common foods secretly contain loads of sugar. This is a problem since eating an excess of sugar derails your fitness progress and quickly leads to an increase in body fat, and recent studies are proving that sugar is even more dangerous than we once thought. Your risk of heart attack doubles when 20 percent or more of your calories come from sugar, according to a new study published in JAMA International Medicine. That’s serious! So, with obesity and heart disease on the line, let’s uncover the 7 common foods that you didn’t know contain sugar. Avoiding these items will help lower your overall sugar intake, increase your ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - August 24, 2018

    The frustrating thing about your weight …is that you cannot control it.

 Do you disagree?

 Go stand on a scale and decide to lose 5 pounds.

 How'd that work out for you? Did the number drop on command, or did it not budge?

 Of course it didn't budge. And yet you spend your precious time obsessing about your weight as if you could magically control it.

 The good news is that you do have complete control over a couple of important things that influence your weight.

These are your choices about diet and exercise.

 Think about this… your current weight is the sum result of your choices in eating and exercise.
    

 Take a minute to think back over the last three ....

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