Friday 5
3 10, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Characteristics of a Successful Weight Loss Plan

By | October 3rd, 2014|Friday 5, Running|12 Comments

"To me, if you don't address each of these in any goal to lose weight and live an overall healthier lifestyle that allows for you to ​maintain​ that loss, you're not gonna last."

2 10, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Ways YOU Can Become a Part of #ScaleFreeSummer TODAY!

By | October 2nd, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Friday 5, Running|14 Comments

5 ways you can be a part of #ScaleFreeSummer today... and a little surprise, too!

1 09, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Things You Can Do With Your Emotions Instead Of Eat Them

By | September 1st, 2014|Friday 5|21 Comments

What do you do to manage the urge? While I've always said it's most important to try to address what's going on head-on...

31 08, 2014

Friday 5: Five Tips For Surviving Whole Foods, Wallet (And Paycheck) Intact

By | August 31st, 2014|Friday 5|20 Comments

" are five tips I learned (or was reminded of) in order to walk out of Whole Foods with everything I needed, without my poor wallet being torn to shreds..."

31 08, 2014

Friday 5: Five Things You Should Know About Sweeteners

By | August 31st, 2014|Friday 5|18 Comments

Five little tidbits everyone should know when dealing with sugar and sweeteners.

20 08, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Reasons To Lift Heavy Things And Build Muscle

By | August 20th, 2014|Friday 5, Strength Training|24 Comments

Today's Friday 5? Why you need to have your tushy in the gym with some free weights!

15 08, 2014

5 Reasons to Give Up the Sugar for Good

By | August 15th, 2014|Did You Know, Emotional Eating, Food 101, Friday 5|3 Comments

I'm going to make a completely convincing argument as to why you need to give up the sugar. Like, go clean out your cabinets. Now.

29 07, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Reasons Soul Food Didn’t Make You Fat

By | July 29th, 2014|Friday 5|24 Comments

" explain why so much of what we believe about our cultural foodways is pure crap. Starting with the belief that soul food made us fat."

28 07, 2014

Friday 5: Five Places To Get Workout Clothes On The Cheap

By | July 28th, 2014|Friday 5, Running, The Recessionista|73 Comments

Fitness and active wear... for the El Cheapo in you.

22 07, 2014

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Running Shoes

By | July 22nd, 2014|Exercise 101, Friday 5, Running|7 Comments

Want to learn how to take care of your running shoes? Inside, I share five tips for keeping your shoes shiny, healthy, and funk-free!

11 07, 2014

5 Reasons Why Your Weight Loss Efforts Will Be Successful This Season

By | July 11th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|1 Comment

This season, it's going to be different. This season, your weight loss efforts will be successful. Here's why.

6 06, 2014

5 Reasons I Hate Writing About Food Stamps

By | June 6th, 2014|Friday 5|14 Comments

A very long rant about the five reasons why talking about food stamps on the web has burned me out.

30 05, 2014

5 Reasons You Can’t Make A Meal in 15 Minutes or Less

By | May 30th, 2014|Friday 5|5 Comments

Oh, you want to make a meal in 15 minutes or less? Let me tell you why you can't, and what you can do to change that today!

29 05, 2014

5 Things That Don’t Define Clean Eating

By | May 29th, 2014|Friday 5|7 Comments

Taking a look at some mythological beliefs about clean eating, and why they're wrong.

21 04, 2014

Friday 5: Five Hard Truths About Carbs

By | April 21st, 2014|Friday 5|32 Comments

"Do you eat carbs?" "I bet you don't eat bread. Do you?" "Do you eat pasta?"

8 04, 2014

5 Reasons to Think Twice About Weight Loss TV Shows

By | April 8th, 2014|Friday 5|12 Comments

If you watch weight loss reality TV, and you think Rachel Frederickson lost too much weight, you might be part of the problem.

28 03, 2014

5 Reasons You and Your Family Hate Vegetables (and 5 Tips for Learning to Love!)

By | March 28th, 2014|Friday 5|6 Comments

Do you, or someone you know, have a 'thing' against veggies? Let's talk about it!

27 03, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Things You Must Learn If You Want To Lose Weight

By | March 27th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|41 Comments

Five things that, in my mind, you must understand if you want to experience successful weight loss.

24 03, 2014

Friday 5: Five Things VERY Wrong With A Personal Stomach Pump

By | March 24th, 2014|Friday 5|24 Comments

ABC released a story about the creation of personal hand-held stomach pumps. No, really.

3 02, 2014

Friday 5: 5 Reasons Why Calorie Counting Is Flawed, and One Huge Reason To Do It Anyway

By | February 3rd, 2014|Friday 5|23 Comments

I am an advocate for calorie counting. That isn't to say that calorie counting is an infallible resource...