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.
Not sure where to start? Start here. Practical, common-sense steps with links to more info if you want to dig a little deeper.
My favorites shared in August on Facebook. Save and share any that motivate you!
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.
It doesn’t have to be an emergency, but just a perfect storm of little things that pile up that can wreck your schedule for a week.
Here are 10 tips to help you stick with your program when your weekly plans go sideways!
The minimum amount of water we should be drinking each day can be found with a simple calculation.
“What is the best way to start lifting?” is a common question I get from the women in my Facebook groups. Searching online feels like drinking from a firehose. And a novice should not download an advanced program and jump right in. So what could she do instead?
We all look up at the same moon, enjoy the warmth of the same sun, and we’ll all remember May 2019 as a challenging month. I pray that you have a few blessings mixed in with the lessons. Please use any of these quote images that inspire you.
If you’ve had to stop working out for a period of time, it’s hard to get going again. It’s one thing to know WHAT to do when you go back to the gym but making yourself do it? Well, that’s a whole different battle, isn’t it? I’m sharing 8 simple ways to help you reset your gym habit.
If you’re a lifter and had to take time off due to illness, injury, life changes, or because a global pandemic shut down your gym, you’ll need to start back with a plan. Yes, you may have lost a little strength, but it will come back. Here are 7 tips on how to...
None of us is immune to feeling unmotivated. No matter who you are, where you live, or what’s going on, the struggle is real. C’mon on in and grab any of these images to remind yourself that the grind works and is worth the effort. You’re not wasting your time.
Not motivated? As I write this, we’re under a “stay-at-home” order to stop the spread of COVID-19. Gyms are closed. Life is disrupted. How can you stay motivated to workout and eat healthy food during this time? Or ANY time when you’re struggling?
Want to lose fat? Gain muscle?
Learn how to use macros to create a customized food plan to reach your fitness goals without feeling deprived!
12 beautiful quotes and images hand-picked to help you grind.
In Lysa Terkeurst’s book, “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way”, she talks about her 5 rules for paintbrush holders. I thought they sounded perfect for people new to fitness. Well, for all of us, actually, whether we’re new or not
Should you lift with a cold? Learn when you can, when you should rest, and how to change your food intake to recover faster.
Studies reveal that using a standing desk doesn’t make a huge difference in daily calorie burn. But the research does tell us what we CAN do to optimize burn while at work!
You’re working hard to make changes! But I know it can be a grind some days. Take a look and save any quote images that inspire you.
People will do general warmups and cool downs when they workout, but a common mistake many lifters make is that they don’t do warmup sets. Let’s talk about how to do those the right way.
What’s your big goal? Be healthier? Lose weight? Do a pull up? Get off meds? Use the S.M.A.R.T. goal setting strategy from business and education to set up your fitness success!
For my fellow motivational quote lovers! Here are 9 quotes on images you can save and use this month.
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.