Exercising Gratitude

This time of year, exercise can slip to the back burner. No one wants to be rushing around, over-stressed, and emotionally drained. It can simply be a by-product of the added to-do’s and emotions of the season. I invite you to let go of the “exercise to...

The main drain on motivation, part 2

Last blog, we highlighted how draining it is on motivation to dive into an exercise program, only to be sharply reminded of how far we have to go. The body reminds us quickly that, just like everything else in nature, it needs time to grow and get stronger.  When we...

Fit or Thin?

Over the past twelve years as a clinical exercise physiologist at a hospital-based weight loss clinic,  I have asked thousands of patients “what makes weight loss so important to you right now?” Overwhelmingly the answer is “my health”!  I then...