Health & Fitness

This is motivating...

This is motivating…

A dose of motivation will change your life almost overnight. The best part of my job is seeing clients achieve amazing results. Whether they drop a few sizes, lose the baby weight, get off their blood pressure meds, or shrink their waist, the excitement is always contagious. There really isn’t a clear way to describe the euphoria that settles in once you’ve realized your fitness goal. You have to experience it. Though each successful client is unique with different goals, one element unites them. They are all highly motivated. You see, I am in a unique position. I know how

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Is Being Fit Even Worth It? (Fit Life vs Flab Life)

Is Being Fit Even Worth It? (Fit Life vs Flab Life)

There’s a perfectly sane explanation as to why most people say they want to be fit, and yet only a very small percentage actually are fit. Most of us, instead, are firmly cemented in the Flab Life rather than the Fit Life. Why is this? Because the Fit Life is hard. Want to know just how hard it is to lose the flab due to full immersion into the Fit Life? Here’s a glimpse into the Habits of Being Fit: Fit Habit#1: Exercise Daily The truly fit among us choose to hit the gym instead of getting extra sleep, watching TV

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9 Things That Happen When You Get Fit

9 Things That Happen When You Get Fit

Physical fitness. It’s a goal, a lifestyle, a surefire way to set yourself apart from the legions of people who are too lazy or scared to make the changes necessary to gain physical fitness. If you happen to be one of the people who have yet to truly commit to physical fitness, understanding the perks of physical fitness may help you dig in and go for physical fitness, starting today. What can you expect from your life as a fit person? Here are nine things you’ll go through when you turn the corner on physical fitness. Thing 1: You’ll Want

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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

When you set out to live a healthier, better life, part of your goal was to shed that belly fat that has plagued you all these years. However, try as you may, it sticks around like a bad habit. While extra belly fat is a deterrent to your self-confidence, it comes with an array of serious health dangers as well. From increased risk for cancer to heart disease to diabetes, unwanted belly bulge puts your life at risk every day. If you’ve been struggling to kiss it goodbye, it may be for one of these five reasons. Reason #1: Your

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4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

You eat the right foods, drink the right drinks, and exercise regularly. In other words, you’re strong and healthy. There is only one hole in your overall good health. You’re as flexible as a piece of plywood. But there’s good news! You don’t have to stay inflexible your entire life. With the right steps, you can improve your flexibility, which will make life that much better. Ready to get started building a more flexible you? Here’s how. Roll Before For many years, it was common practice to stretch before working out. In recent years, folks have ditched that advice for

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7 Ways Strength Training Will Change Your Life

7 Ways Strength Training Will Change Your Life

You get married. Have a baby. Move across the world. Start going to night school so you can get a degree. All of these are life-changing events that make you a different person. But did you know your life can change significantly just by spending some time strength training? That’s right—if you’re willing to commit to strength training, your life will change significantly in seven ways. Here they are. Change #1: Toned This one’s obvious for anyone who has ever stepped inside a gym. When you add strength training to your routine, your body shapes up quickly. Working with me,

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Do You Have the Stubborn Fat Blues?

Do You Have the Stubborn Fat Blues?

Every year at about this time frustrated people around the globe look in the mirror and realize that their waist is larger, hips are wider, and their New Year’s resolve has fizzled. So what do you do about the stubborn and seemingly permanent fat? Sink into a depression? Well, the easiest thing to do is to throw a pity party. Then before you know it your feelings of self pity begin to snowball into a full blown case of the Stubborn Fat Blues. How do you know if you have the Stubborn Fat Blues? Your pants are tighter today than

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DURBELL CLIENT OF THE MONTH: JERELYNE HENN

DURBELL CLIENT OF THE MONTH: JERELYNE HENN

Congratulations to Jerelyne Henn for being our client of the month at Durbell in February! Keep up the hard work and determination!! "I first thought of joining FSPT as part of looking for a new hobby, but in all honesty, I think it was more about forcing myself out of my introverted world. Another reason for joining was that I got addicted to this reality show and told myself it just isn't ok to be that fat. FSPT ads kept showing up on my Facebook, so I took it as a sign and thought I'd get in contact with you

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BRACKENFELL CLIENT OF THE MONTH: KATE CRUMPTON

BRACKENFELL CLIENT OF THE MONTH: KATE CRUMPTON

Congratulations to Kate Crumpton for being our client of the month at Brackenfell in February! Keep up the hard work and determination!! "Well for me, I have always been the big girl. Yes, I played sport at school and for a short while after, but then I got lazy and sport and exercise became a hassle. Life also happened – marriage, baby, divorce – Yes, Yes, Yes, I know, that shouldn’t be an excuse. I joined a gym and did a few of the classes, as I just couldn’t deal with the boredom of the bikes or the treadmill (I would definitely

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Watch out for this snack trap


Watch out for this snack trap


We’ve all heard that snacking is great for the metabolism…but have you taken it too far? In other words, your excessive snacking may be killing your fat loss results. Let’s face it, there are only so many extra calories that the body can take before it adds those on as unwanted fat. Even if you’re eating perfectly healthy meals and putting in your time at the gym, if your snacking is out of control then your results will be disappointing. Here’s what you need to know to avoid The Snack Trap: 1. Calories Count. Even when you’re snacking on “healthy” food,

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