Top 5 Thanksgiving Diet Strategies

With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving upon us, we are officially into the Holiday Season. Usually, this is enough to strike fear and trepidation in the hearts of many dieters and those of us who’ve made great strides over the past year with our health and fitness. Why? ‘Tis the season for overeating, skimping on […] Read more »

Build Your Muscles With A Proper Diet

Guest Post by Brenda Panin – Brenda is a web content writer for Coops.   Building muscle and losing body fat requires proper nutrition. What you take in can make or break your gains when it comes to muscle growth. Most people associate the word “diet” with days of starvation and pain. The truth is […] Read more »

My Diet Secret

I recently found this article written by Craig Ballantyne, a genius in the fitness, nutrition, and motivational arena.  I thought it was funny, because this is exactly the kind of changes I just recently started making to my own diet plan.  And, best of all, I think it’s actually having a positive impact!  I thought […] Read more »

Metabolic Masterpiece Program

SCOTT TOUSIGNANT’S METABOLIC MASTERPIECE PROGRAM * please see the bottom of the page for links to the Video and the Audio!   Today I had the honor of speaking with the mastermind behind the Metabolic Masterpiece Program, Scott Tousignant.   Scott has been on the forefront of fitness for a while and is a very recognized […] Read more »

Friends Matter

Ahhh … I probably know what you’re thinking … friends are great and helpful and supportive. Yes, that is nice, isn’t it?! But that’s not what I’m talking about. What I’m referring to is the influence that people have on you when you associate closely with them. The Bible says: Amos 3:3 “Can two people […] Read more »

Christmas Is About More Than Just Food And Drink

When people heard that my husband and I were dieting and training hard through the holidays, they thought we were completely insane.  We had so many people say, “How can you diet during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s”???  “I could never not-drink over the holidays”….. “How can you even enjoy yourself”? Well, as it turns […] Read more »

Another Reason Not To Get Stressed Out

We all have “those days” when it just seems like nothing is going right and it’s probably just safer to stay home and stay in bed.  Usually, we get overwhelmed by too many activities, or a looming deadline, or some sort of pressure to perform.  Suddenly, it just all gets to be too much. This […] Read more »