26 weeks, 26 columns.  62 pounds down and counting! This past week I finally broke through my plateau and began losing weight again.  I am glad that my body realized the end of the FIT Challenge was in sight and began to drop a few more pounds. With only four more days until final weigh-in, the...
Clearly diet and exercise still play a huge role in how fit children will be, though.
Study shows that a child’s media use may be linked to body weight.
We had another FIT Challenge this past week.  We visited the Curves in Norwalk, home of contestant Heather Chapman. As most Curves are set up as women-only, I was kinda worried that I would be relegated to standing on the sidewalk looking through the glass windows.  I was wrong!  The staff and...
Chocolate milk has more calories than previously reported.
The FIT Challenge has really made a difference in how I look on the outside.  I look slimmer, my face is thinner and I have muscle definition in my legs and arms that was not there before.  It has also made a difference on my inner health as well! The day before the Warrior Dash, I took part in a...
"It was a test of mental and physical strength and I passed - barely!"
A lot of workout routines fail because those doing them get bored with doing the same thing each week.  Working with a trainer helps this problem as he or she is always looking for activities to keep clients motivated. Ken Cutcher, my trainer at Anytime Fitness in Norwalk, decided to change it up a...
This week’s column is all about numbers. First was the number eight.  That is how many days of school I have left before I can really start focusing on my final push toward my weight loss goal of 75 pounds by June 28. The second numbers are 5,000 and two.  The 5000 is for 5K, while two is for the...

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