Just a couple of years ago, Steve Nicander weighed almost 650 pounds. He was dying because of it. Now he weighs just over 200 pounds. Something magic? No, just small increments and determination. Steve is now living! Click on the title to learn all about Steve.
Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Body” and 27 other books talks about the secrets to being thinner, smarter and happier.” Want to know those secrets? You just KNOW we’re going to mention exercise, don’t you? Click on the title to read the post and see a picture of Dr. Amen trying to run from us!
Have you ever lost an entire person? Shannon has. She lost over 100 pounds and has kept it off for almost ten years. Her secret is no secret: keeping a food journal, exercise, positive reinforcement and small steps (literally and figuratively).
Humiliation to meditation to motivation–such is the path Suzanne chose when her life and health were threatened, not just once, but twice! By combining the power of mind, body, and spirit she turned her life and health around. That same focus and mental drive saved her on the operating table when her heart stopped. Get inspired by her story both here and on her PBS show, Functional Fitness. Click on the title to get your heart rate and mood up with Suzanne!
The question isn’t “What can brown do for you,” it’s “What can fitness do for you?” A late-night rumination about the real-life benefits and happiness Alexandra gets from being a healthy exerciser and eat-righter! Click on the title to learn how her brain works at 1:00 in the morning!
Forget excuses! Face your “stay unfit” strategy head-on and be motivated to meet your fitness goals once and for all. Read what our featured guest bloggers for the Fun and Fit “Inspirational Stories” series have overcome to be active. If they can do it, so can YOU! Today’s inspiring exerciser relied on his Marine Corps training and discipline to help his young wife face cancer and deal with his resultant weight gain from taking care of her.
Did you know that strawberries are one of the best foods you can eat? Do you know where your food comes from? Fun & Fit went to visit a strawberry ranch (what is the difference between a ranch and farm anyway?) to get a close-up look at the dirt to dinner process. Click on the title to see our photos and read about our adventure!
Are you ready to create the habits that will keep you fit for a lifetime? Do you want to lead a healthier, more fit, active and vibrant life AND win gifts, prizes and coupons? The secret to a healthier, slimmer, more fit you lies in your daily choices and habits. Why do more of the same when it’s not working? Our Spring into Healthy Habits 30 Day Challenge will share exercise, motivation, nutrition/diet, and lifestyle tips to put you on the road to lasting change in just 30 days!
Mother’s Day is coming and what could be more fit than giving Mom a gift that is good for her health and something she actually wants? Fun and Fit (two professional moms) to the rescue with dark chocolate and bath spa product recommendations. Click on the title to read and desire!
Today we share an inspirational story from Janice Taylor, aka Our Lady of Weight Loss! She lost over 50 pounds, but that’s not the part she is proudest of. For her, the exciting story is that she has kept the weight off. With grace, humor and insight, Janice shares how her self-talk and self-perception changed when she gave herself a kick in the tush! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to know Janice after you read her story. Click on the title (if you don’t, you’ll end up giving yourself a kick in the tush).