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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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  • Get Fit Newsletter - August 17, 2018

    Are you wasting time? This question might make you squirm, but let’s ask it anyway… Are you wasting time in the gym? Do you regularly push yourself to the limit? Do you feel the burn with each rep? Do you have nothing left to give when it’s over? Or would you describe your routine more like a comfortable trot? Do you coast along, breaking a respectable sweat while doing the same old thing? Since you are spending a portion of your valuable time exercising, I assume that you have goals and aspirations for your body. And I also assume that if you had the option to achieve that leaner, more toned body even faster you’d jump at it! The following tips are going ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - August 10, 2018

    Avoid these 7 foods Are you eating these wrong foods? I see it happen all the time…fat loss results that are trashed by eating the wrong foods. Please don’t let this be you. You exercise hard, so keep your results by avoiding these 7 foods: 1) Don’t Eat: White Pasta
    White pasta will never be OK to eat when your goal is to look fit. Sorry, it’s filled with way too many simple carbs. These plentiful carbs have one singular goal: to be stored on your body as fat. Eat This: Spaghetti Squash
    On those nights when you really crave a big bowl of noodles, try this instead. Poke a spaghetti squash all over then bake at 400 degrees F for 45-60 minutes. Remove from ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - August 3, 2018

    Want toned, lean abs? Here’s how… A toned, lean stomach is the ultimate sign of a fitness plan that’s working. It’s also one of the hardest things to achieve. Maybe you’ve given up on your abs after doing thousands of crunches only to see zero results. I honestly don’t blame you. It’s time that you forget everything you’ve heard about how to sculpt your abs. The truth is that crunches simply won’t give you a six-pack. Ever. Doing crunches with the hope that it will turn your midsection into a washboard is to operate under the most widely held fitness myth. I’m talking about the spot reducing myth. Here’s the truth: ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - July 27, 2018

    When in Santorini... The Greek island of Santorini, located in the southern Aegean Sea, is home to breathtaking sunsets and cliffside towns with narrow, cobbled streets. It is currently one of the top tourist destinations in the world, hosting millions of visitors each year, with only 15,000 permanent residents. Those permanent residents are easily distinguished from tourists. Just look for the most agile and lean, moving swiftly through the hard-to-navigate, steep terrain. The people of Santorini are in phenomenal shape. Living in a cliffside city means walking up hundreds, if not thousands, of stairs every single day. For many it means pushing or carrying crates of water up steep ....

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  • Get Fit Newsletter - July 20, 2018

    Guide to guilt-free desserts Desserts are a delicious and fun part of life... that is until you start working towards a fat loss goal. Then dessert becomes the enemy that pops up at birthday parties and get-togethers in the form of cake, cookies, cupcakes and candy, tempting you to give in. So what do you do? Give up desserts forever? Taking a zero-dessert stance can be risky because it increases your chances that the large slice of cake that ends up taking you down will be followed by some ice cream, a handful of cookies and topped off with some chocolates for good measure. 
 I don’t want your fitness results to be forfeited over a slice of cake, so I’ve come up with ....

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