Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category


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...

by Michele Connolly on December 31st, 2012
3 Comments   Diet, Exercise, Mindset, NoPic, Promotions


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...

by Michele Connolly on November 30th, 2012
2 Comments   Exercise, Mindset


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...

by Michele Connolly on October 27th, 2012
4 Comments   Diet, Exercise, NoPic


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...

by Michele Connolly on September 15th, 2012
4 Comments   Exercise, Mindset


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...

by Michele Connolly on July 25th, 2012
7 Comments   Exercise, Weight-Loss Challenge


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...

by Michele Connolly on July 16th, 2012
18 Comments   Exercise, Weight-Loss Challenge


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....

by Michele Connolly on July 6th, 2012
129 Comments   Diet, Exercise, Mindset, Weight-Loss Challenge


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...

by Michele Connolly on July 5th, 2012
1 Comment  Diet, Exercise, Mindset, NoPic


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...

by Michele Connolly on June 11th, 2012
1 Comment  Exercise


‘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...

by Michele Connolly on May 31st, 2012
No Comments  Exercise, NoPic


‘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...

by Michele Connolly on February 20th, 2012
4 Comments   Exercise


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...

by Michele Connolly on December 8th, 2011
2 Comments   Exercise