In an interview, I had the very fortunate opportunity to ask Jack Lalanne the questions I had been dying to ask him for 25 years. He was 93 at the time, two years before his passing.
What’s your secret? How have you stayed so healthy and committed for so long? What makes the difference between a Jack Lalanne and an average person?
I never like watching the "Biggest Loser", you know the weight loss reality show that shows morbidly obese contestants who lose hundreds of pounds in a relatively short amount of time. To me, it always portrays losing weight a daunting task as contestants run on treadmills with tears streaming down their faces and trainers screaming whatever at them to do the impossible. Nevertheless, by the show's finale, the winners hold their huge "before" jeans next to their new slimmer bodies. Although it's pretty incredible to witness, as a train
I would love to extend my passion for all things healthy to you! I love to "walk-the-talk" on fitness and holistic living, research trends, and find solutions for others. I would be crazy to say I figured it out all on my own. I would like to extend an invitation of blog topic requests!
Your mind and thoughts will direct you toward success or failure. Minding your thoughts is fully in your control and one of your most powerful choices you have. Mental training is as important as any physical fitness endeavour you attempt.
How we think of the race we are about to do can definitely impact its results! Over the years, many studies have supported the notion that the positive imagery does, indeed, miracles in terms of the race results. And I am not only talking about the running, bike, triathlon, or swimming races. The same is true for all other sports, from winning a boxing match to climbing up for that NFL title!
NO EXCUSES has become the tag line for the developing Balance Fitness (Balance by Garrett) brand. It is on the webpage, it's on the T-shirts, it's on the car, and it is certainly woven into the Balance Fitness philosophy. But what does NO EXCUSES mean? I'll share my thoughts on the phrase in this blog but I'd really like to hear from you to know what you think about when you see NO EXCUSES. Please post your comments below!
Are you muscular or slim or curvy? There are many body types and each one is beautiful in its own right. Many of us keep an eye on nutrition and do exercises on a regular basis because we want to be healthy. A second benefit of our efforts is that we also get to look good. Looking good and feeling good boosts people's self-esteem and confidence. Women struggle with this a little more than men because there is a strong, kind of subliminal, pressure for women to look like models.