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.
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
When we turn our clocks forward one hour this weekend, we lose an hour of sleep. This has always been the hardest time change for me to navigate. Losing that hour of sleep can have health consequences. The number of heart attacks increases on the Monday after...read more
Do you have a set of limiting beliefs that hold you back from reaching your goals? Think back to a time when you were taking an important exam. Let’s pretend it had 30 questions. Let’s say you understood the first question and felt confident about your answer....read more
When I started in 2009, I put motivational quotes on post-it notes on my my bathroom mirror. Then I started saving them into an album on my Facebook page. I relied on these little nuggets of positivity more days than I can count. Each month, I'll pull the ones...read more