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SETTING A NEW GOAL: Saturday, May 14th 2016 was a big day for me as I was participating in my first road race ever, the Women’s Red Run fundraiser 4K run/walk held in Charlotte, North Carolina. For me, it was the cause that attracted me to participate in it. Heart Disease is the number one… Continue reading »

The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program is thrilled to announce the launch of our new program; Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes. Eat Smart, Move More, Prevent Diabetes is a 12-month, online diabetes prevention program. It has been approved and recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a lifestyle… Continue reading »

I was overweight as a kid, and like a lot of overweight kids I was not a fan of exercise and the opportunities it presented to put my shortcomings on display (I’m looking at you, gym class). As an adult, however, I have come to love it. I particularly love the alone time granted by… Continue reading »

About two years ago I blogged about pictures of old running shoes I put on my success board. I am happy to report I am on my 3rd pair of running shoes since that post. My last two pairs of running shoes have participated in cold, Thanksgiving Day Races and early morning races in June.… Continue reading »

  Have you noticed that each decade that passes holds new possibilities? Well it’s the same with foods and giving your body the right nutrients for success. If you are in your 20’s, this is the time for young women to build bone. Women should be getting as much calcium as they can (about 1,000… Continue reading »

If you are like me, and most of your work is done in front of a computer, it can be hard to stay active during the 8+ hours you are at the office. Adding in a few extra steps and a few extra movements wherever you can will begin to add up. There are a few… Continue reading »

Two of our most popular blogs are on FitBit (over 5,000 views!) and Nike FuelBand, so I think it’s time I write about my experience with JawBone. When I was researching fitness trackers, I was mainly focusing on price and ease of use. I settled on an older version of JawBone that was on sale and much… Continue reading »

No, I’m not advocating a handstand pushup anytime soon in your life, but when you’re moving toward a certain milestone birthday, you may wish to set some S.M.A.R.T. fitness goals that you never dreamed of hitting! Thus, I decided last Spring (2015) to do a handstand pushup before I was __0 {look at blog title if… Continue reading »

Every night before I go to bed I use my phone to set my alarm. When I say “set my alarm” I should let you know that I have two sometimes three alarms set for the morning. I do not set three alarms because I cannot wake up, but it is because I want those… Continue reading »

If you have read my earlier blog, you know how and why I joined Orangetheory Fitness, a group fitness studio. Today, I want to share a little more about my experience with Orangetheory – in a nutshell, it’s awesome! When I walked in this studio for the first time, I wondered about the name. In… Continue reading »