Series on Overeating

An End to Excess: A Three Part Series on Overeating. Defining it. Dealing with It. Moving On! “Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.”-Horace Overeating. The modern world that we live in is abundant and thank goodness for that! We enjoy so...

Dance for Weight Loss

We are officially in the running of 2012.  Regardless that it’s only been a couple weeks and that some Christmas lights are still twinkling after dusk, for those of who have made resolutions or are working off holiday splurges, 2012 is in full swing. Since the...

Healthy Living for a Fit Planet

This week I’m launching a series called “Healthy Living for a Fit Planet.”  As an avid newspaper junkie, I have been haunted by the daily deluge of images coming out of the Horn of Africa. The rail thin bodies of young and old alike born...

Couple taking a running break

The Hills, The Plateaus, The Push to Burn Through

By Heidi Lauckhardt-Rhoades The theme of this and last week’s blog posts is shaking up your routines to avoid boredom and the dreaded "plateau". Plateaus are not necessarily limited to weight loss, they can extend to hypertrophy (increased muscle size), cardio threshold, and aerobic gains, hence...

To Get Results, You Have to Raise the Bar!

By Heidi Lauckhardt-Rhoades For the next two blog entries, I’m going to focus on being mindful of our progress, in this case, our wellness progress. Take for a moment your exercise routine - you run five miles a day, watch an hour long DVD, maybe jump...