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    Archive | March, 2007

    What is the best thing to eat after exercising?

    Saturday, March 31, 2007


    During a seminar at our gym, the nutritionist told us that a protein with a small carb was essential within 1/2 hour of exercising to replenish/repair muscle tissue after exercising, making your next work out and fat burned between more effective. I usually was hungry anyway as I eat often but not before exercising, so [...]

    Yoga and Pilates

    Friday, March 30, 2007


    WHICH IS BETTER, YOGA OR PILATES? Both Yoga and Pilates are highly beneficial but give different results. Yoga is wonderful for stretching and keeping you limber, and for de-stressing as well. It also creates strength in all areas. Pilates strengthen your core area – your abs and back in a highly focused and effective way. [...]

    Subliminal Messages to Your Self – Is Vanity an Issue of Survival?

    Wednesday, March 28, 2007


    The other day I was kneeling down to get into a bottom cupboard in my kitchen. I caught myself thinking to myself that I wished that I could wish the pot belly away because it was making it uncomfortable to move and made my pants uncomfortable. It occurred to me that a few months ago [...]

    Your Mother was right…

    Saturday, March 24, 2007


    when she said to sit up straight and watch your posture! Not only does it feel better, it knocks a few inches off the paunch AND strengthens your stomach and hip muscles. AND it allows your organs to function better as they aren’t schlumped together . Want a quick and easy way to start building [...]

    Feeling Like a Blob

    Thursday, March 22, 2007


    Today is a good day to illustrate how our own habits can effect the way we feel and look at ourselves. Last Feb I went on a Spring Challenge at our local gym. In the process I changed a lot of bad habits and replaced them with healthy ones, that’s what Sizzlin’ is all about. [...]

    Welcome to Sizzlin’

    Thursday, March 22, 2007


    I’m happy that you have found us! I’ve put this blog and the Sizzlin’ program for a healthier and happier life together to give you the support, education and motivation that you need to get the Sizzle back in your life. It is based on my own experiences in the past and day to day [...]

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?