Endurance & Willpower



Like a fat kid loves cake

Twice now (this week) my husband has come out of his office to find me running out of the kitchen as if running out of the kitchen is normal.  Obviously something is up.  “Honey, what are you doing?”  He walks cautiously into the kitchen looking around as if I’d boobie trapped the cupboards to bang […]


The Benefits of Having a Workout Buddy

Reaching your fitness goals can be a long slog, especially if your trying to do it on your own. So, why go it alone? Finding a workout buddy can really help push you to work harder and find success. Here are a few ways having a fitness buddy can help you max out your workout: […]


Whittling Down Your Appetite

One of the major challenges involved in losing weight is learning to control urges to eat. Cravings can hit at any time, and can be really persuasive. It’s therefore necessary to learn to decrease your appetite and manage those cravings. Here are a few tips that may prove helpful: Brush your teeth or use mouthwash. […]


Reaching Your Running Goals

If you’re thinking about taking up running, or even if you’ve been doing it for a while, it’s a safe bet that you have some goals in mind that you’d like to reach. Achieving a goal is a great way to build confidence, and it’s also a good way to track your progress. If you’re […]


Yoga 2 feet above the ground? I gotta try this!

You want me to do what?? I thought I had done every exercise out there.  Weights, yoga, Pilates, hiking, biking, mountain climbing, medicine balls, dancing and everything in between.  I was hardly prepared for what I would experience at my first Anti Gravity Yoga class. Wait…doesn’t Anti Gravity technically mean “without” gravity?  Yes, and obviously […]


Do I Have a Bad Habit?

There’s a stigma that puts a negative connotation on word “habit” but not all habits are actually bad habits. In fact habit, as defined by Webster, refers to a “settled or regular tendency or practice”. In other words a habit is something that you do automatically in your day like brushing your teeth, showering, and […]


Tips for Finding Willpower

So many things worth doing require the determination to do them. You need to have the strength to start something and then the discipline to see it through to completion. From breaking a bad habit to losing weight, you need the willpower to overcome the obstacles in your way and help you to your goal. […]


Will: The Power Within

Self-discipline has been described as the assertion of willpower over more base desires. Willpower is an essential part of setting, sticking to, and achieving goals. Whether you want to lose weight, stop smoking, or master a musical instrument, you need the will to work toward your goal and to help you fight through obstacles to […]