I admit, I weigh myself daily. Some professionals advise against it, but for me it’s my accountability to see the results of my hard work and the effects of my diet regimen for that day. I also know my body so well I can tell you what my cycle is doing and how it’s impacting my performance as a […]
It takes a sacrifice….Is it worth it?
-by Mindy Irish I was in a conversation with a gal who has been competing for years in Figure competitions. We were talking about the “fitness lifestyle” and she says to me, “It takes a sacrifice to get a transformation.” That really hit me and I had never thought of it like that. I started […]
I’ve learned a lot, but there’s more to learn!
-by Mindy Irish This past week I had the privilege of working with my very first personal trainer, ever ever (I’m just a little excited!) I’m a Team Beachbody Coach and won $1000 in a Shakeology transformation contest for the month of February 2012. I decided to use some of my prize winnings to reinvest […]
America…..We Need A New Plan!
-by Mindy Irish I was on Spring Break with my kids recently and we went to such places as the Zoo, the Children’s Museum, the parks, and a few other stops. Also this past week, I heard on the nightly news a report stating that obesity rates are on the rise and that researchers are actually finding […]
What’s Your Fitness ROI?
-by Mindy Irish I was talking with a friend of mine recently and she told me she saved $3000 last year by cutting and using coupons. I rarely coupon for various reasons and I reminded her about the “Return Of Investment” or ROI philosophy. Her savings are remarkable, but nothing’s free! Saving that much money […]
Start Your Life, Not Your Diet
-by Shannon Collins Some stats: – 1 billion on the world’s inhabitants are overweight – Globally, over 22 million children under the age of 5 are considered overweight – Nearly 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese – 50% of American women and 25% of American men are currently on a diet – America’s […]
Are You Seeing Changes?
-by Mindy IrishIt’s been on my mind a lot lately that I see so many people at the gym who, like me, get on their routines. We do the same exercises, same classes, or same machines time and again, week after week. I’ve also seen some of those same people looking, well, the same. It got […]
The Featured Fit Gal!
We’re taking stories from real gals on their real journeys of putting a new body and lifestyle in place. Several times a month we’ll share these stories and share the why, challenges, and encouragement that each gal has to offer. Interested in sharing your story? Think about it…..someone needs to hear it! Email Mindy here […]
Planning For Success!
-by Shannon Collins Planning can make or break our week when it comes to healthy eating and exercise. Without planning, we are at risk for giving into easy, readily available options and laziness. I have come across so many excuses for not eating right and missing workouts. Many times the reasons have nothing to do […]
Some of my fitness favorites….People, Programs, Places!
-By Mindy Irish These links are for programs, websites, people, or places who have inspired me along my journey! Check it out and add them to your toolbox as you travel along! NO ONE goes at this alone and change doesn’t happen overnight! -PROGRAMS, NUTRITIONALS, SUPPLEMENTS- Weight Watchers-I reached “Lifetime” status at WW and I would […]
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