Just got a text about this… “did you ever notice that if you mention to a co-worker that you are on a diet, only to have them pressure you to try the cupcakes in the staff lounge?” I have noticed over the years that if you are ever going to try to get any competition… Read More Fit competition
I just read an article discussing a new poll by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA). It shows that Americans are spending less on fitness but are not necessarily exercising less. Walking, treadmills, hand weights, running/jogging, and weight/resistance machines were the top five fitness activities. Some people find they work out better if they commit to driving to the gym and… Read More Get Fit Without a Gym
Diet products, including products made for diabetics, have been shown to have sugar, corn starch and HFCS that are not on the label. It appears that when manufacturers run short of an ingredient, they just substitute something else, even if that something else is sugar in a sugar-free labeled product. This makes it impossible to trust anything.… Read More Labels, Calories, Marketing and You!
So I bought a flat of pears at Costco, and I really love dried fruit. It is a great way to pack fruit in a lunchbag or briefcase without having to worry about it getting bruised of squished. Packaged dried fruit usually contains sugar or is sulphered so I wouldn’t really recommend it as a… Read More More Goodies from the Kitchen, this time for the humans!
Imagine that your body is a car. A car is the perfect vehicle, no pun intended, to learn about body fueling.… Read More The Car Metaphor
Happy Christmas to you all! I’ve put together a few ideas to help you get into the spirit, the fit Christmas spirit, that is… Use the Christmas Calorie Counter to estimate what you will eat for Christmas appetizers, dinner and dessert. You can use it to figure out trade offs for some high calorie items or to… Read More Merry Christmas!
Here is what we had for Thanksgiving dinner! This is a perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas feast for two. It would also be a great way to use up some leftover turkey.… Read More Turkey Feast