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On race and culture

On race and culture

Feb. 26 | Tips for sustaining a healthy lifestyle  all your life   It seems like whenever I have my hot pink gym bag in hand, an enthusiastic child of mine runs around the corner and insists they need full and complete attention. I begin to feel my grip...

The pursuit of beauty inside and out

The pursuit of beauty inside and out

Jan. 2 |  “Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” —Edgar Allan Poe  Recently, I ran across an article stating that makeup created false beauty. This reminded me of a separate article stating...

There’s no shortcut to discovering self-worth from within

There’s no shortcut to discovering self-worth from within

Nov. 13 | A year has passed since I began my weight-loss journey. I’ve made tremendous progress, but at times it didn’t feel that way.  In fact, halfway through the year I became complacent with my workouts. I was discouraged. My energy levels seemed...

Healthy alternatives to favorite dishes

Healthy alternatives to favorite dishes

Jul. 10 | At the beginning of my weight-loss journey, I often found it difficult to find delicious, yet healthy dishes for breakfast or lunch. I often craved French toast with bacon and eggs, and Special K cereal only goes so far for flavor. But I learned...

The rewards of putting your health first

The rewards of putting your health first

May. 15 | Last year I came to the realization that for me to live my life to the fullest, I had to take better care of myself. I weighed over 200 pounds and suffered from lower back and knee pain, low energy, and simply didn’t feel attractive. I had never...

Resistance training to tone the lower body

Resistance training to tone the lower body

Apr. 10 |     “Impatience never commanded success.” Edwin Chapin   Until now, most of the articles I’ve written have discussed why to work out, or getting started. But the road to a healthy, eye-catching physique is about performing the...

The benefits and myths of strength training

The benefits and myths of strength training

Mar. 13 | “We must train from the inside out. Using our strengths to attack and nullify any weaknesses. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist, but about denying its right to persist.” — Vince McConnell   People often express to me that they...

Understand emotional eating to achieve your weight-loss goals

Understand emotional eating to achieve your weight-loss goals

Feb. 13 | One day I looked in the mirror and I just did not see all the changes I had been working so hard to achieve. I was faithfully strength training four times a week. I wasn’t skipping cardio to the point that my hair was constantly sweating out (another...

A healthy life requires much more than an annual resolution

A healthy life requires much more than an annual resolution

Jan. 16 | “There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only passion for life.” — Federico Fellini  New Year’s resolutions are a waste. People tend to make a promise on January 1 with great sincerity but follow it with little effort. Thus, 88 percent...

Enjoy your holidays in moderation, and stay motivated

Enjoy your holidays in moderation, and stay motivated

Dec. 12 |   The holidays are in full swing! Christmas parties at work, family gatherings, and a host of other events are filled with sweet treats — I love the holidays and the spirit that they bring, but my waistline doesn’t love the sweet treats (or...