There is a famous quote by Benjamin Franklin: If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. You’ve probably heard this, and I’m sure you agree. After all, you wouldn’t renovate your house without using an architect, and a trip overseas goes a lot better when you have an itinerary. Having a plan can…

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Around the time I decided to quit dieting and trying to lose weight, I signed up for a nutrition class at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Two days a week, I left work, drove downtown, and sat in a classroom with a bunch of 20-somethings and learned about the science of nutrients and how food…

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Everyone knows that being active is good for your body. It improves blood flow, it builds muscle and makes you toned, it makes your skin look better — and, yes, it keeps your weight down. It also improves your mood, and it’s an incredible stress reliever. In addition to all this, exercise gives you a…

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Happy New Year! This is your year. The year you stop trying to lose, eliminate, and quit. The year you stop trying to beat your body into submission. The year you start loving who you are and the life you’re living. The year you evolve into the best version of yourself. The year you become…

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