Posts by madcap

Fitness and the Home Business

Despite what many may think, working from home takes a lot of time and a lot of work. I’m sure you’ve heard someone say, “They don’t really have a job, they just work from home.” That statement couldn’t be farther from the truth!  Running a home business takes almost all of your time. Therefore, many other…

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Power of Positive Thinking

Losing weight requires more than a physical commitment – the mental aspect is also vitally important. When it comes to fitness, the mind truly is a powerful thing. Have doubts that there is a mind-body connection to wellness? Simply try this easy test: do a workout of your choice (running, walking, lifting weights) with your…

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New Year’s Action Plan

Creating a New Year’s Resolution can be a great idea, especially if you are resolving to get healthier (weight loss and exercise are the top resolutions made). But if you don’t have an action plan it may be doomed before it ever gets started. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals who make a new year’s resolution…

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How To Determine and Change Your Weight Loss Lifestyle Stage

We all know that losing weight and improving your overall fitness are things that don’t happen overnight. But, did you know in order to be truly successful that important steps need to be taken before you even start a diet or exercise program? The first thing you should do is identify where you fall on…

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It’s Time To Start Exercising

“I’m just too busy to exercise.  I don’t have any time!” How many times have you said that? If you are like most people, you’ve probably said it quite a few times. But would  you ever say, “I’m too busy to eat,” or “I’m too busy to sleep”? No, because that would be ridiculous, right? You…

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Tips To Avoid Exercise Burnout

When it comes to getting and staying fit, consistency is a major component to success. Ensuring that you regularly eat nutritious meals and exercise week after week is mandatory. But, too much of a good thing can actually be harmful. Exercising too much can not only lead to injuries but also to burnout. Burnout is…

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Setting SMART Fitness Goals

One of the simplest steps you can take when you embark on improving your health and wellness is setting your goals. Right? Actually, creating goals should not be taken lightly. To improve your success rate with achieving your objectives, you need to create a specific roadmap. You need to set up SMART goals. They need…

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Resistance Bands

If you think you need an expensive gym membership or a room full of equipment to get a good workout, think again.  A good set of Resistance Bands can give you a great workout provided you use proper form and are following a well written routine.  A major advantage of Resistance Bands is the versatility.…

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Early New Year’s Resolution

Well, here it is the week after Thanksgiving.  Many people start to think about their New Year’s resolution at this point. At the top of most people’s list is to start exercising on Jan 1st.  How about this year putting a twist on that.  Why not start now?  This way, by the time the first…

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Reasons to add more fruits and veggies to your diet

If you are like most people, you prefer to grab a bag of chips instead of an apple or carrot.  I have a list of reasons why it is important to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. It may be hard to do this all at once, so each week, add a couple of new ones to…

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