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.
Cheat meal? Cheat Day? Refeed? Diet Break? What’s the difference? In this post, I break it down and help you decide what is the best tool for YOU to use.read more
Are you a parent or grandparent of a teenager? This episode is about teen nutrition! I researched the recommendations and broke it down into macros. I also get into meal timing and fluid intake for athletes.read more
“To me, the sign of a really excellent routine is one which places great demands on the athlete, yet produces progressive long-term improvement without soreness, injury or the athlete ever feeling thoroughly depleted. Any fool can create a program that is so demanding...read more
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~AristoltleIf you train to be a sprinter, you’ll get faster. If you train to run 26 miles, you’ll be able to run a marathon. If you train with heavy weights, you’ll get stronger. Our...read more
Coach Tammy became an athlete in her 50's and is passionate about helping other busy adults transform their health. Each individual has a unique combination of strengths and challenges that have to be used to shape a program that will...read more
Much has been written about nutrient deficiencies caused from a typical Western diet. Here are 5 nutrients that are listed frequently as being deficient in our diets. Are you getting enough?read more
Have you been told that "someone your age" should just accept weight gain and the health risks that come with it? Do you feel like it's too late for you to make real changes? You're not alone. I thought those things too. And then I got a little mad. Why not me? I...read more
What is willpower? Is it a skill to learn? Is it a fixed personality trait? Two experiments about willpower had results that might surprise you. In 1996, a ground-breaking study about willpower was conducted by Ray Baumeister and others at Case Western...read more
Prayer was part of my life when I was younger, but I let it go. I didn’t reject my faith. I just let myself drift away. But in March of 2009 when I was 47, an ER doctor told me I needed to change my life or I would die early like my mom. I was scared. How was I...read more