Did you watch the President’s State of the Union Address? The speech offered a blueprint for moving our country forward – on issues such as jobs, foreign policy, immigration, and education. But, the greatest threat to our nation was NEVER mentioned…until now.
The Starting Line
It’s was the end of September in 2011. I sat in a crowded room, wearing a size 60-suit coat, dress pants with a 58-inch waste. I sat around my peers, who had all made fitness a priority. Together, we listened to stories of others' successes. I thought to myself, why not me?
You’ve seen it, right? The new “Coming Together” ad by the soft drink giant that’s designed to highlight their efforts to help curb the obesity epidemic. If there’s one thing Coca-Cola knows how to do well, it’s market their brand, and this 2-minute commercial proves that without a shadow of a doubt.
How are your New Year's resolutions coming along? Are you having troubles finding the motivation needed to workout? Hey, I have been there. So, don't worry. I have 15 established ways to get you to the gym...let's do this!
As you may or may not know, I love working out. This is from someone who has spent most of his life in the “morbidly obese” category. About four years back when I was able to be more active, I made a promise never to stop. I have not and I love the gym more and more each day.
Body acceptance is a topic that is multi-faceted; it simply cannot be covered in one article. There are an overwhelming number of variables, whether environmental, psychological, sociological, cultural, etc. that come up when speaking about this issue. And one of the most controversial influences is that of media.
February 24th, 2008 is not a special day for most. It was a Sunday. I could not tell you what the weather was like here in Orlando that day. In fact, I do not remember a whole lot about that day.
The only thing I remember is that was the day I decided to change my life forever.
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