REGEAR Your New Year: 4 Easy Solution to Your Weight Loss Plateau

When the letters “R”&“E” are combined, they become the two most power letters in the alphabet. Once molded together, they form the prefix “re” which changes the meaning of any root word it attaches to. As a prefix, “re” acts a breath of fresh air to anything that is plaguing our mindset or motivation. It gives us the courage to try …

GIVE 20 MINUTES AND GET GREAT RESULTS WITH ERIKA

Time is a “commodity” that most wished was available for sale when more is needed for those perfect moments, or less, for the moments we can’t wait to be over! Resist the cliche of romanticizing time with your prehistoric remote control because life is not meant to lived on “pause”! So right now, I am putting 20 minutes on your clock! Consider it an …

Exseedingly Good News

 Exseedingly Good News By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone There is much hub-bub about the benefits of nuts, but many miss the importance of adding seeds to their diet for an additional nutritional punch. Seeds, like nuts, are high in fiber, Vitamin E, and monounsaturated fats that can help in keeping your heart healthy. …

Oil It Up…The Healthy Way

Oil It Up…The Healthy Way  By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone Most will remember the greasy blue can with the great slice of cherry pie or the perfectly browned fried chicken pictured on the front of the can stored in the kitchens of their childhoods. Shortening, or the more recognizable brand Crisco, dominated the cooking …

Be a Snack Master

Be a Snack Master By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone People love to snack as much as they want to lose weight.  A well planned snack can help  achieve weight & fitness goals; but remember the reason for the snack is to help blood sugar levels remain stable. The biggest issue is not whether to have a snack, it is recognizing …

Don’t Believe the Hype

DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of FitZone I have spoke many times about how to keep yourself motivated and setting realistic goals, but I have yet to share how to avoid the pitfalls of weight loss hype. We have all seen the infomercials that show quick snap shots of other peoples results; the fancy overpriced …

BURN IT UP!

BURN IT UP       By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of FitZone How would you rate your amount of physical activity for today? Did you get out and get moving? Did you relax on the couch? Or did you opt to take the stairs or park farther away for some light physical activity? No matter which activity level you chose, the one thing that …

WEIGHT LOSS… TO BE CONTINUED

WEIGHT LOSS… TO BE CONTINUED By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of FitZone Congratulations! You have made the first step in changing your health! You have set a goal and have been working toward meeting it. You have accomplished the hardest step of any process, getting started; but the second most important step is working past your …

I Got The Power!

     How many times have you heard the normal cliché that all you need is willpower? The willpower to push yourself away from the table or not to eat high calorie foods while those around you are doing so? Why are those struggling with weight loss told to use willpower, while those with other addictions are told to stay away from their temptations?   …

Kick Hunger’s Butt!

Hunger CAN work in your favor if you use it to devour healthy choices.  Instead of falling victim to the office seduction of sweets and snacks, bring any of these combinations and fight back with your hunger! When you hunger is set on devour, let it devour smart choices and leave the derailment behind! Give the munchies something to sink their teeth …

Supple Mentally Challenged

Supple Mentally Challenged  By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone I consider myself to be a minimalist when it comes to taking vitamin supplements. Most of this has to do with my personal research as to why it is even necessary to add vitamins and minerals to your body synthetically rather than naturally.  My personal preference …

The Carb Conundrum (MHP May 2014)

Fitzone By Erika 21 Day Soda Pop Challenge STEP FOUR: The Carb Conundrum By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone  Out of the three main macronutrients that are essential in every balanced diet, carbohydrates, also referred to as carbs, are the fad to fat “superstar”.  From losing or gaining weight, it is neither the …

Power in Protein (MHP April 2014)

Fitzone By Erika 21 Day Soda Pop Challenge STEP FOUR: Power in Protein By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone    What does the word “protein” mean to you? How would you define it? Would it be described as a bar eaten for muscle building? Or a shake drank to replace a meal? Or maybe even an ad promoting bigger muscles …

Clean Energy (MHP March 2014)

Fitzone By Erika 21 Day Soda Pop Challenge STEP THREE: Clean Energy By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone Our bodies were designed to carry out two main functions, one being catabolic and the other, anabolic. The catabolic function is the moving and breaking down of toxic material through the body and eliminating those toxins …