No 2016 Goals or Resolutions for Me this Year

My news feed across every social media platform and probably yours too, is flooded right now with pages and pages of New Year’s Resolutions and 2016 Goals and then hundreds of pages of tips on how to help you actually keep those New Year’s Resolutions and goals for the new year.  I’m guilty.  I’ve fallen right into […]

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Healthy Holiday Habits

Healthy Holiday Habits to help you not gain weight during the holidays!

It seems the holiday season comes sooner and sooner every year and if I had to offer one tip to help you survive the season, it would be to not try to lose weight during the holidays, but simply maintain.  Don’t put the extra stress on yourself ~ there’s already enough of that without the […]

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Cheaha State Park and Desoto Falls

Desoto Falls AL TeamSam Fitness

Clark and I took a last minute weekend trip to Cheaha State Park and Desoto Falls. Although it was wet and rainy, it was such a great weekend! It’s a state park tucked away deep in the mid-Alabama woods and really feels like it could be thousands of miles from the city.

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Weight Loss for Women Series Part 2~How to Break Your Sugar Habit

How to Overcome Sugar Cravings by TeamSam Fitness

Is sugar really the new fat?
Can we really be addicted to sugar like alcoholics addicted to alcohol?

While I don’t know for sure that sugar really is the new fat or that we have a bonafide addiction to it, studies do show that most Americans eat an average of 20 teaspoons of added sugar a day. That’s just added sugar! That’s not including the hidden sugars that we eat on a regular, daily basis.

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Weight Loss for Women Series Part 1~Are You Burning Fat or Storing Fat?

How to eat to stay in the Fat Burning Zone by

Ask yourself these two questions: Is my body in the fat storage mode or fat burning mode? Am I eating to lose fat or store fat? While weight loss is important, having colon cancer when I was 29 and weighing less than 120 pounds, I learned the hard way that skinny people can be unhealthy too. In today’s post I offer five tips to keep your body in the fat burning zone instead of fat storage mode!

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