Month: April 2019

OCTOBER 11, 2016 BY PERSONALLY FIT Columbus sailed the ocean in a little wooden boat – and you can’t get to the gym? It’s October and yesterday was Columbus Day. Are you already making excuses to miss your workout and eat junk food? Are your clothes too snug? Are you tired all the time? Let us help…
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Hi, Team Personally Fit! Last week, we reminded you about sticking with the basics and work on not fumbling the ball or getting penalized. If you look at Americans statistically, we are losing the game. We don’t exercise enough or hard enough to get results. We are fatter than we were 20 years ago and…
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Hi, Team Personally Fit! Football play strategy drwan out on a chalk board Last week we spoke about winning football being all about the basics: blocking and tackling. So if you are doing the basics and still have a hard time scoring? Maybe you are fumbling the ball or getting penalized, stopping your drive. For…
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SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 BY PERSONALLY FIT Hi, Team! If it’s fall, it’s football. Whenever I get the chance to watch my favorite team (the one whose colors are orange and navy), I often see parallels to the health and fitness challenges so many of us face. So as we start the fall football season, I want to…
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SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 BY PERSONALLY FIT Try accountability for a change! Hope everyone had a good Labor Day weekend! By now, most of us have heard of SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound) goals. Some of us may need some coaching to do this correctly. For example, many clients come to us with a desire to…
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It’s strange how many people plan to get into shape but are not able to stick to a plan long enough to succeed and start enjoying the process. But think about it! If you are driving to D.C. and miss a turn, you don’t just quit and come home, do you? Unfortunately, many people do…
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There are trees falling from the leaves already…

College students are already back in school, and Wake County goes back next week. And it’s only going to be in the high 80s for most of this week, and not the high 90s! Many people experience an end-of-summer slump in terms of workouts. As we talked about last week, it may be that you…
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AUGUST 16, 2016 BY PERSONALLY FIT We’re approaching the end of summer, and starting to look towards fall – and some cooler temps! But the end of summer also brings a realization that maybe you didn’t accomplish everything you set out to do. Maybe one of those just-missed goals has to do with fitness and health. Not…
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Most of you know that we are big fans of progressive strength training, which is a fairly simple concept: force your muscles to do more over time. And I was thinking about how that concept also applies to other lifestyle goals, losing weight, for example. If you make smart, small changes – consistently – over…
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I talked last week about building your “habit” muscles and the importance of consistency. Did you know you can also build “habit” muscles in terms of your mindset? Here are a few tips for keeping your attitude in check and mindset on track. 1) Focus on the positives, not the negatives. I know when you’re…
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