Goal Setting for Glowing Good Health

by Bridget Jackson   Goal setting is the most important factor for moving your life in a direction that you truly want, one that makes you feel good and has meaning for you. This includes the five major areas of life: Self, Health, Wealth, Love and Spirit.   Most people who have not taken the time to set personal goals …

Top 10 Keys To Motivation for Exercise!

by Greg Landry Motivation is the key to consistent exercise and results! Here are my “top 10” keys to motivation: 1. Know the benefits of exercise. We are more motivated to do things that we’ll benefit from. The more we benefit => the more motivated we are. For example, if I told you I’d give you a million dollars to …

Top 10 Keys To A Successful New Years Resolution For Weight Loss & Fitness!

by Greg Landry When all the celebrating of the holiday season is over, 60% of American adults will resolve to “lose weight and get in shape” for the new year! After years of helping people reach their weight loss goals, I’ve put together 10 keys to help make your New Year’s resolution for weight loss and fitness a successful one! …

The ‘Fat-Burning Zone’ Myth

by Greg Landry You’ve probably heard it, “you have to exercise at a lower intensity to burn more fat.. to get in the “fat-burning zone.” guess what, it’s a myth! Here’s how it got started. Your body is always “burning” a mixture of carbohydrates and fat for fuel. This mixture tends to contain a little more fat during lower intensity …

The ‘Exercise Difference’ in Weight Loss

by Greg Landry Losing weight and maintaining that loss can be very difficult. However, both can be made considerably easier with regular exercise. If you’re interested in losing fat, you’re objective is to create a daily caloric deficit. For example, If you’re consuming 1700 calories per day, and expending 2000 calories per day, your caloric deficit is 300 calories. Losing …

The ABC’s of Working Out

by Chris Widener A healthy body is key to overall success! I can honestly say that I have never felt better physically than I do right now. I turned 34 last week and I feel better than when I was 24! I owe most of that to a daily routine of exercise. And the best news is that it is …

Sales of Salads Soar on Mondays

by Greg Landry Did you know that restaurants sell more salads on Mondays than on any other day of the week? Did you know that more people go to fitness centers on Mondays than on any other day of the week? Do you know why? You guessed it, they’re “starting over” after a weekend (or perhaps week) of unrestrained eating …

Raising Your Anaerobic Threshold

by Greg Landry Your body is able to produce energy in two ways; aerobic and anaerobic metabolism. Aerobic metabolism is the energy system used 99% of the time. It’s how you produce energy when you are able to take-in and use enough oxygen to meet your body’s current energy demands. For example, this is what you use when you’re sleeping …

Quit Whining and Get Moving!

by Greg Landry NOTE: I realize this article may offend some people, but I believe that you need to hear the truth about weight loss rather than some watered down “feel-good” version of the truth! I receive hundreds (yes, hundreds) of questions every month with this general theme… “HELP… I’m doing all the right things but I’m still not losing …

Maximize Your Muscle Tone!

by Greg Landry Are your muscles flabby, or maybe just not what they used to be? Toned muscles are important for several reasons: 1. Toned muscles send your metabolism through the roof! They have a tremendous affect on your basal metabolic rate (BMR), causing you to burn more calories 24 hours a day. 2. Toned muscles are stronger muscles. Strength …