In Idaho, spring is usually ushered in by scores of daffodils and tulips peeking their colorful heads above the still, somewhat frozen, ground. And more often than not, through a fresh blanket of snow, I... Read More
As I write this blog, the snow is peacefully falling, the sun is hiding and spring is nowhere to be found. It’s no secret that I dislike (read: despise) the cold, so I was among those who jumped for joy when our... Read More
Yesterday, I had an interesting discussion with a colleague about the FAVAO lifestyle, his need to lose 50 pounds and his perpetual Monday morning routine of starting the newest, latest and greatest diet. Of... Read More
When we hear the word food, we typically think of something that we eat, drink or take into the body to provide nourishment. While that thought, or definition, is technically correct, we’d like to... Read More
Well, the verdict is in: My daughter thinks I’m crazy. I’ll admit that there are days she might be right, but today certainly isn’t one of them. So, what spurred this sudden, if not completely inaccurate, label of... Read More
With so much information saturating the Internet regarding health and weight-loss, it can be difficult to know what to do or who to believe. No doubt you’ve got quite a stash of nutrition tips and exercise... Read More
You know the feeling well: It’s Tuesday. Your diet began yesterday. Mid-afternoon is coming and so far, so good. But then you pass it: the candy jar. You’re starving. What will one mini candy bar do? You’ve eaten less in the last two days than... Read More
Are you having a hard time falling in love with your workout? If you find yourself almost willing to settle for flab instead of working toward fab, then it's time to reevaluate why you are exercising in the first place.