Author: Cheryl (Cheryl Keaney)

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin

5 Reasons Your Diet May Be Doomed to Fail Before You Even Begin

Signs your plan is doomed to fail before you even begin (plus success strategies to help you get off on the right foot) – Part 1 of 2 This is it. This is the time that you’ll finally get your act together and GET HEALTHY. This is the time you’ll lose the weight for good!...

Searching for the Best Weight Loss Plan – What Really Works?

Searching for the Best Weight Loss Plan – What Really Works?

Ask five people what the perfect weight loss plan is, and you’ll likely get 5 different answers. But each person will be adamant that theirs is correct.  Even “experts” are continually debating the most beneficial modes of exercise, the most successful exercise programming, or the healthiest eating plan.  Scanning the internet, you can come to...

No Vacation for Fat – Keys to Staying Fit and Keeping the Fat Off

No Vacation for Fat – Keys to Staying Fit and Keeping the Fat Off

We all need vacations, time to get away and relax, and just enjoy life.  Unfortunately, the fact is our bodies fat factory workers don’t take a vacation when we do. Just because you’re on vacation, doesn’t mean your body isn’t going to make fat just as easy as it does when you’re not on vacation. ...

4 Tips for a Better Run – How to be Faster, Efficient and Injury Free

4 Tips for a Better Run – How to be Faster, Efficient and Injury Free

If you want to get the most out of your running, keep injury free and increase the efficiency in which you run – good running form is the answer. With any exercise, having good form is a key factor in optimizing results and staying injury free.  In sports, form is key to optimal performance and...

Believe to Achieve – The Uplifting Power of Faith

Believe to Achieve – The Uplifting Power of Faith

What’s the hardest part of achieving a goal? For most of us, it’s not only getting started and taking that first step; it’s believing and having faith that you can achieve that goal.  I came across a great inspirational quote from Martin Luther King, Jr that I thought was very inspiring to help take that first step – “Faith is...

Best Baked Apples

Best Baked Apples

Try this amazing recipe for a delicious low sugar, high protein version of apple pie. Made with metabolism boosting, and heart healthy coconut oil. Ingredients:  6 servings 4 cups Apples 1/2 cup Walnuts 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt (optional) 2 scoops Vanilla Protein Powder (Body Logix Natural Whey or comparable) 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil (unrefined,...

Resist that Muffin – Why Calorie Counting Just Isn’t Enough

Resist that Muffin – Why Calorie Counting Just Isn’t Enough

Think all calories are created equal?  Is it always better to choose a lower calorie food over something that is higher in calories?  No.  There’s more to weight loss that just cutting and counting your calories.  There’s more to calories than meets the eyes, and they’re ending up on your belly.  The problem is that...

It’s Time To Train Your Brain – Keeping Alzheimer’s at Bay

It’s Time To Train Your Brain – Keeping Alzheimer’s at Bay

Train your brain, why?  It’s a use it or lose it situation.  Just like with our muscles, if we don’t use them we lose them.  If you don’t do exercises to keep your muscles strong your muscles will atrophy.  Your brain is the same way.  If you don’t do anything to exercise it, it can...

It’s Never Too Late to Start Being Healthy and Fit

It’s Never Too Late to Start Being Healthy and Fit

What are you doing to stay fit and healthy? Hopefully you’re doing something, and if you’re not, well it’s time to start. Can you get results at 50, 60, 70, or even 80 years old? Of course you can, you can get results at any age and there is always something you can do. You...

Stop the Madness, It’s Time to Put Yourself First

Stop the Madness, It’s Time to Put Yourself First

How often are you putting yourself first in life? So many things in life demand our time and energy, and can leave you with little or no time to do the things that are important for your health and well being. Whether it’s work, kids, family or friends, we often put other people’s needs before...