How To Make New Year’s Resolutions Properly

Well, it’s that time of year again!  You’ve got a few days in which to decide what you want to accomplish in 2012 and get your goals properly laid out and ready to go.  The smart thing to do is have your goals finished by the time the ball drops at 12:00 am.  Many people […] Read more »


What exactly is persistence?  How would you define such a thing? I can tell you what it’s NOT… it’s not when I was complaining about being hungry and tired whining about not being able to go out crying about my sad little workouts That was not persistence. wanting to throw in the towel at the […] Read more »

Welcome to December

Hello Cougars!  Welcome to December!  I love the beginning of a new month and the fresh start that it offers.  (This may have more to do with “all-or-nothing” syndrome, but that’s a topic for another day!).  December is special, not only because of all the lovely holidays, but because it’s your last chance to get […] Read more »

Adjust Your Sails

How often do have a ridiculously great plan, and everything is going really well, when life happens and threatens to derail your progress?  What do you do in this situation?  What should you do? Well, first of all, there are many many things that happen in life over which we have no control.  Yes, believe […] Read more »

Lighten Up Frances!

Do you ever get the feeling that you might be too hard on yourself?? Do you freak out by the slightest deviation from your plan? Do you set (almost) impossible goals for yourself to follow? Are you setting yourself up for failure?  Do you think that you are Super Woman and you should be able […] Read more »

GYM Motivation | quotes | videos | tips|

I found a great quote today on GYM Motivation Facebook Page. Check it out! Today’s Motivational Quote “Exercise – the poor man’s plastic surgery!” How very true!  It’s really amazing how much of a difference exercising can have on your mind, body, and spirit.  There are way too many people who choose to take the […] Read more »