Exercise

Take Advantage Of Reduced Prices For Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to lose weight?
Are you setting goals to eat better, exercise more, and get your mindset right in 2013?
Then you’ll love this!
To help you kick-start those New Year’s resolutions and weight-loss goals, we now have reduced prices on 52 Weight Loss Missions for a limited time.
I wrote 52 Weight Loss Missions […]

I Don’t Want To Go To The Gym Today

I really don’t want to go to the gym today.
It’s a very hot day here in Sydney.
I feel stressed by all the tasks on my to-do list.
There are no classes on that I like, so I’d have to do my own thing. Which I don’t feel like.
I’m not in the mood.
Sigh.
However, it’s Christmas Party […]

How I Eat This Much And Stay Thin

There’s one question I get asked more than any other.

I’d like to tell you it’s something deep and meaningful, like maybe What do you think happens after death?
But the truth is, the number one question I get asked is How do you eat so much and stay thin?
Ignoring the fact that people make some rather disparaging observations about the size […]

3 Life Lessons From The Gym

Recently* I started doing some new things at the gym.
I raised my bicep and shoulder weights in my weights class, and I began doing cycling and combat-style classes to replace my treadmill walks.
The lessons I’ve learned from these changes have surprised me. And I’ve realized that they apply outside the gym, too.
Here are the […]

How To Burn More Calories: Part 2

How did you go with last week’s Weight-Loss Action Challenge to burn more calories when you exercise?
This week we’re going to focus on burning more calories again. But this time let’s look at ways to burn calories outside our workout regime.
This week, let’s focus on burning more calories by moving more in everyday life.
I […]

How To Burn More Calories: Part 1

How did you go with last week’s Weight-Loss Action Challenge and deciding what not to eat?If you’re stuck at a weight-loss plateau, this week’s challenge could really help.If you’re eating well and exercising regularly but can’t seem to lose any more weight, then you might benefit from shaking up your workouts.Which is what I’ll […]

Weight-Loss Action Challenge – Starts Next Week!

Starting next week, I’ll be running a weekly weight-loss action challenge here at 52 Weight Loss Missions.
What Is The Weight-Loss Action Challenge?
Each week I’ll focus on a particular diet, exercise or mindset challenge. Because I’m all about taking action, it will be something we need to do differently.
I’ll share with you what I’m doing […]

I Lose Weight But It Always Comes Back… Here’s Why.

I keep trying to lose weight… but it keeps finding me!Does this happen to you? You can lose excess pounds, but you just can’t keep the weight off?Most of the time there’s a simple reason why this happens.It’s because you make short-term changes.Short-Term Changes = Short-Term Weight LossMaybe you:Go on a diet, drop some […]

Another Good Reason To Exercise: Better Pay!

If a better bod and health gains aren’t enough to entice you to get your sweat on, then this might do it.It seems that regular exercisers get paid 9% more on average than their nah-let’s-not buddies, according to new research.Now if you’re thinking it’s not exercise per se, but greater discipline that makes people […]

‘My Idea Of Exercise Is A Good Brisk Sit’

That Phyllis Diller!Yep, a good brisk sit is a wonderful thing. Especially after a busy day, or during a relaxing weekend, or with a lovely cup of coffee in the afternoon.But for those of us whose idea of cute is a good firm body, we need to balance sitting with lots of moving. Some […]

‘I Don’t Have Time For Exercise.’ Sorry Babe, It Just Got Harder To Use That Excuse.

Don’t have time for exercise?To be healthy, say experts such as the American Heart Association, you should do some form of continuous, moderate-intensity exercise like brisk walking for 30 or more minutes, 5 times a week. That’s 2.5 hours a week – not much more than a movie. A small price to pay for […]

How I Found Love On The Group-Fitness Floor

As a kid, I hated all forms of exercise. At school I could be relied upon to have a note excusing me from anything that might cause a bead of perspiration to get squeezed from my brow.I clung to my exertion aversion like a badge of honor through my teens and most of my […]