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Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Reason #97 why you can’t lose weight…because let’s face it, there are potentially quite a few things contributing to the fact that you can’t lose weight. It’s supposed to be easy, right? Burn more calories than you consume and you “should”, in theory, lose weight. But what if you don’t? Well, there’s a myriad of [...]

August 31, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Motivation 2

Week #3 Challenge — Get Moving!

Week #3 Challenge — Get Moving!

We all know that there are two main components to a successful weight loss program… Eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. But what happens when you can’t seem to get to the gym? Maybe you don’t have a membership, or maybe you’re full of excuses (pardon my straightforward-ness). Either way, in this post I’ll [...]

January 30, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Lifestyle 0

Week #2 Challenge — No Sodas!

Week #2 Challenge — No Sodas!

Welcome to the second week of our Biggest Achiever Program! Feel free to join in at any time! Each week we announce a new challenge and although I encourage you to participate every week, you can also select which weeks you would like to participate in. Just remember that every tiny change you make for [...]

January 23, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Nutrition 2

The Hidden Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

The Hidden Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

With so many beverage choices available to us today, it’s hard to know what to drink and what to stay away from. For the most part, we’ve been taught that there are a lot of sugar and calories in “regular” sodas. Instead, many people have turned to diet and “zero” sodas in order to be [...]

January 23, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Nutrition 1

Food, Inc. = A Must See

Food, Inc. = A Must See

I recently watched Food, Inc. (there is also a book) and it was one of the most influential documentaries I have ever seen. I was blind to exactly how corrupt our government really is, the hidden dangers in our food and the poor farmers that are too fearful to show their faces or use their [...]

December 29, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Books + Movies, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition 0

The ‘Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit’ Guy

The ‘Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit’ Guy

  If you haven’t heard of this yet, there’s a guy out there, a Personal Trainer, who in the last 5 months, has purposely made himself fat and unhealthy. It looks like he has about one month to go before he tries to get back to “fit.” His reasoning for this, is that he wants [...]

October 19, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Lifestyle 2

How Did I Get Here?

How Did I Get Here?

I’m an avid watcher of The Biggest Loser TV show. Although it can be incredibly frustrating to watch at times, I love seeing these people transform their lives. They start out as these incredibly sad, broken people, and through time they are on the show, they begin to find themselves. They end the show with [...]

September 28, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, Motivation 2