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Started this big adventure (and this blog) in 2010.

To see first post, search for “Tammy’s Big Adventure”.  The date was June 16, 2010.

How to Set SMART Fitness Goals

How to Set SMART Fitness Goals

What's your big goal? Be healthier? Lose weight? Do a pull up? Get off meds? Think back to a time when you set a non-fitness related goal.  A master's degree is a good example because we're usually an over-worked, busy adult when we take that on. Always seems like a...

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7 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

7 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

To keep from gaining weight, you need to avoid a caloric surplus. That’s well and good in theory – and then you go to work and there are treats EVERYWHERE. Or you’re the one baking the treats and trying to not nibble!

I put together 7 things I’ve done to get through the holidays without losing ground on the progress I’ve made up to that point.

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10 Tips to Stay on Track During a Busy Week

10 Tips to Stay on Track During a Busy Week

Uh oh.  The week’s schedule has just gone sideways.  How can you stay on track when you’re busy? I lost weight and transformed my health during a crazy period working 50-60 hours a week - while going through menopause. And I know women who were busier who did it too....

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18 Gift Ideas for Women Who Lift

18 Gift Ideas for Women Who Lift

Looking for a gift for a woman who lifts?  I’ve tried a lot of products.  Some I loved.  Some are collecting dust. Here are my 18 gift suggestions for the woman in your life who lifts!  (Or for you!) Many of these are items I already have and...

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10 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Treats AND Stay On Track!

10 Ways to Enjoy Holiday Treats AND Stay On Track!

Candy month, pie month, cookie month... October, November, and December are loaded with treats! Feeling deprived – especially during the holidays – can knock people off their nutrition program.  If you’re going to change your life, it’s necessary to figure out how you...

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5 Crazy Clever Ways to Measure Food with Your Hand

5 Crazy Clever Ways to Measure Food with Your Hand

Social eating can be a challenge for food tracking.  It's tempting skip tracking when you eat out.  If you don't eat away from home often, that might be a good call - a nice psychological break. But if you eat away from home frequently and don't have a strategy for...

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