I’m NOT Old!

I’m NOT Old!

“We do not stop exercising because we grow old; we grow old because we stop exercising.” -Dr. Kenneth Cooper Obviously we can’t stop the calendar from marching ahead at what seems to be a faster and faster pace.  However, recent studies have shown that we can alter the rate at which our bodies progress through our life cycle. These studies indicate that between the ages of 30 and 70 many […]

Chicken Sausage Pasta Salad by Ellipse Fitness

8 oz pasta (try low-carb Tofu Noodles!) 1 large broccoli head, chopped up 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes 3 TBS Parmesan Cheese 1 TBS Italian Seasoning 1 TBS Basil 3 TBS  fat-free Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper Chicken Sausages (try Spinach and Feta….yum) Cook pasta, drain, and dump into a bowl.  Add the rest of the ingredients, except the chicken sausage; mix throughly.  Microwave, cook, or grill chicken […]


To do anything well, you have to be a bit critical, but you also have to be compassionate toward yourself. How do you typically react to yourself making a mistake in life?  What type of language do you use with yourself when you don’t follow your healthy eating plan or don’t exercise as much as you planned?  Do you insult yourself or take a more kind and understanding tone?  What […]

Apply as Needed

“It’s supposed to be hard! If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard… is what makes it great!” Tom Hanks ~ A League of Their Own. Research shows that stress levels are at an all time high. The economy, health insurance, job security, and family life are challenged each day. Depending on your attitude, point of view, or fate it may well be challenged each waking moment. It […]

Mexican Skillet Supper by Ellipse Fitness

1 lb extra lean ground turkey 1 cup chopped onion 1 can (14 oz) tomatoes, not drained 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup shredded lettuce or baby spinach 1 cup fresh salsa non-fat plain Greek yogurt Put the rice on to cook. (Or simply use leftover rice from the night before!) Brown the ground turkey and onion together in a skillet. Add the tomatoes […]

Reap what you sow.

Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly and whoever sows generously will also reap generously 2 Corinthians 9:6 Are you growing impatient with your efforts?  I can’t tell you how often I hear, “I had a great week and I only lost a pound?!?!” Or, “I had 5 really good days (and 2 not so good ones) and the scale didn’t budge!” 🙁 DARN! Friends…you cannot reap and sow in […]

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