Understand the temptation to overeat

Temptation is an emotional reaction to stimuli and in itself is harmless. Acting on temptation becomes a problem when the long-term consequences are less than desirable. The temptation to overeat sweet, fatty and fast processed food is ramped in our society. From food...

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Purpose Creates Desire For Exercise

In the wild, the Cheetah is an example of evolutionary magnificence. Small head, slender body and highly developed respiratory system; it is the fastest land animal in the world - nature's speed machine. A cheetah on the hunt is something to behold; focused, tense and...

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What’s the big deal with self-care?

True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake; it is making a choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.  Brianna Wiest This week I was explaining to a dear and stressed out friend the importance of self-care. I recommended daily...

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Exercise Strategies for Busy People

Welcome to the 2018 Shape-UP Program! This term my focus is on tackling what holds people back from their physical fitness. Let’s get started with the number one reason people fail to exercise regularly. Too busy for exercise This reason is the big one! It is what...

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Making Your Weight Loss Resolution Stick for 2018

Losing Weight continues to be the number one New Year Resolution made and then quickly broken. The reason is not that; weight loss is too hard, but rather, that weight loss is too easy. "Hard"  is the story that you tell yourself; the story that weights you down and...

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‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly

Dear friends, we have come to the end of another year of fitness, and we look forward to 2018. Eva and I thank you for allowing us to work with you. Christmas is filled with thrilling wonders and exchange of lovely gifts. The joy of this time is marvellous, and we...

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