Results tagged with 'weight loss'
Published Jan. 18, 2013
For years, their bodies swelled with fat. After 200 miles, their hearts swelled with gratitude. The team of 12 runners, led by Rik Akey, joyfully finished the Ragnar Relays Florida Keys earlier this month, and celebrated a huge accomplishment built upon hundreds of small ones, overcoming obesity and maintaining fitness.
Published Sept. 29, 2012
Julia Kozerski - a MIAD graduate with a photography degree who lives in Bay View - shed 160 pounds, going from a size 30 to a size 8. She documented her weight loss journey in various dressing rooms, and compiled a collection of photos called "Changing Room."
Published Sept. 7, 2012
Pictures of Rik Akey taken four years ago show a man who looks like the captain of an eating team.
And no amount of Photoshop magic could transform that pudgy-faced man into the captain of a running team.
It took his own work and sweat to accomplish that.
Published Jan. 24, 2012
Nobody has ever walked up to me and asked, "JC Poppe, why are you fat?" but thanks to the suggestion of one of my editors, I'm going to tell you why.
Published Nov. 14, 2011
Sophia Gatti Taylor is the owner of the holistic personal training business, Wisdom Wellness. She started the venture earlier this year after a succession of heartbreaking events in her personal life.
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Bear with me as I am behind in posts. I'm in the process of moving and I have just enough time and energy left over to get my workouts done. Day 9. I woke up Saturday excited for my going away party later in the evening. I started my day with a bootcamp class which was a great change from my...
One week down and 6lbs gone. The first week is the easiest because of the loss of what is referred to as ‘water weight’. Carbohydrates carry water into the muscle so when carbs are reduced, water is reduced and this is referred to as ‘water weight’. I’m going to ha...
After yesterday’s rest I was back in the game today and hit the ground running. Woke up this morning to attend a 90min Bikram Yoga class. I love Bikram Yoga because it gives me a chance to meditate. In today’s hectic world and fast paced lifestyle meditation keeps me sane. It takes ...
Day 6, almost through the first week. I did not get much sleep last night and tossed and turned all not which makes for an especially rough morning. I’m sure everyone has experienced a night like this. So, I thought it would be good if today’s tutorial talked about the importance of...
Do you have fun working out? Are you doing something you enjoy? If you do not enjoy it you will not stick with it. No matter what you choose to do to be healthy and stay fit you need to find something you enjoy. Join a softball, volleyball, basketball league. Gyms are a great way to socialize wit...
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