The July Stats Report: The little engine that could.

I love the children’s story “The Little Engine That Could.” It’s one of the great childhood parables about keeping yourself moving forward, no matter what challenges lie ahead and make you wonder whether you “could” do something…if only you kept going. If you haven’t read it…or if you just want the Amazon.com Cliff Notes version,…

Motivation Week! Secret weapons for staying motivated.

This is a list of the top five life hacks I’ve road-tested in my quest to stay motivated to exercise. (Preview of coming attractions: Tomorrow I’ll showcase the life hacks my Facebook friends have used in their quest to stay active on a regular basis.) Top 5 Life Hacks for Fitness Motivation 1. The Money…

It’s Motivation Week at Every 48! How to get your rear in gear.

Let’s start this week with one of my favorite all-time quotes on the subject of motivation: People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar Yup. That’s motivation for you. That fleeting feeling you get, that flutter of happiness, when you’re thinking of doing something…

Fitness Meme of the Week: There are 7 days in the week…

Here’s the fitness meme of the week, courtesy of a really lovely weight-loss blog called Fat Mom to Fit Mom: Some of us live our entire lives on “somedays.” Someday, I’ll get healthy. Someday, I’ll change careers. Someday, I’ll take that trip I’ve wanted to take. Well, I’m tackling one of my “somedays” this week….