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

"...here 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

"...to 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...