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.
Smart and safe lifting programs include a plan for recovery. Watch to learn how to set that up!
Lifting optimizes your body’s fat burning process in a way that cardio doesn’t.
We know why we need to eat our veggies. We try. We buy all the veggies, but they just sit in the fridge until they spoil. But we want to be healthier, too, so we keep trying. Here are 12 ways to sneak them in each day – even if you aren’t a fan.
To lose fat, you need to be in a calorie deficit. Tracking food helps to know what’s going in, but here are 6 healthy habits to stick into your day that also help with fat loss.
Learn how to set your initial weights on any lifting exercise and how to get stronger safely using progressive overload.
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? It’s NOT TOO LATE. You CAN lose weight and get healthier after 40 if you have a PLAN.
Watch to learn how to tell if your lifting program is the best workout for you RIGHT NOW. And learn how and when to adjust your weight training program over time.
Search for “strength training for women” and you’ll get overwhelmed with info quickly! Don’t over think it! Here’s what beginners need to focus on when they want to start lifting weights.
Have you noticed that it’s REALLY hard to resist tempting foods sometimes, but not at other times? Why is that? Science has shown that willpower can be strengthened! Learn how!
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.
Spring ahead and lose an hour of sleep!? Ugh – I can be “off” for days! Here are 3 tips to make this time change go smoothly.
Whether you’re an omnivore or strictly plant-based with your food choices, you need protein. And maybe more than you’re eating now. Learn how to figure out how much you should have each day.
Check out this recipe from the new “Busy But Thriving” eCookbook available now!
We all know it’s important to exercise, but carving out that time can be the most immediate obstacle. Here are 7 tips to help you do it!
If you’ve been feeling more stressed out than usual lately, it’s important to know which foods will help you to deal with feelings of stress and anxiety. Includes Breakfast Salad Bowl recipe!
While meditation may be the most effective way to achieve mindfulness, there are other options you can try.
Take too long to fall asleep? Trouble staying asleep? Here are 15 natural ways to fall asleep quicker.
You’re stretching, which is so important for us at any age, but are you doing it correctly?
Not sure where to start? Start here. Practical, common-sense steps with links to more info if you want to dig a little deeper.
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You don’t need to have a lot of equipment to get yourself set up at home to workout effectively. And it can be done without spending a fortune. Includes suggested exercises.