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.
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
Your lifting age isn’t the number of years you’ve been training. It represents a stage of development of a lifter characterized by how close they are to the limits of their genetic potential. There are novices that have been lifting on and off for years. How you...read more
It’s not necessary to be perfect with your program to be successful, but you need to be consistent. Sometimes, it’s the little things that can throw you off. Over the years, I developed a few routines that helped me stay organized to stay on track. Tip 1: Separate Gym...read more
“Don’t dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.” ~Elisabeth Elliot The sneaky part of self-sabotaging is that we may not know we are doing it or why. Let’s shine some light on the ways we do it, then go over strategies to stop it. 8 Ways We Can Self-Sabotage We...read more
Be inflexible! Huh? “Wait a hot minute, Tammy! What are you talking about? Aren’t you all about flexibility and balance????” I am! I’m flexible about many things… food choices working around obstacles the “plan” to reach a goal But not in all things. I am NOT...read more
DISCLAIMER: As much as I’d like to have a visit with you if you think I might be the right coach for you, this post isn't about coaching. Even if you work with someone, they might just focus on the program and not get into a topic like this - even though it's critical...read more
If you are just getting started or a year or two into your own health transformation, you might relate to the frustration I had on this day. I think most people get to this point in their journey - where it feels like others discount your struggle because you're...read more