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Sweet and Fatal

Haven Emerson of the Universtiy of Columbia, pointed out that a noticeable increase in deaths due to diabetes between 1900 and 1920 corresponded to the increase in the consumption of sugar. And in the sixties, nutritional expert John Yudkin carried out experiments on animals and people that demonstrated that large quantities of sugar in the […]

Stubborn Fat in the Middle

Let’s face it, women are just wired differently. Intermittent fasting and longer, intense exercise sessions that we do in order to burn calories and lose weight can be quite hard on us (of course, there is the factor of bio-individuality, so if you like doing those things then do what makes you happy).  Certain types […]

Don’t Listen to Yourself

Success is about your mindset and it starts one small step at a time. This is one of my favorite pics, it’s a before and after of Becky, a lady that attended my workout class. Becky’s goal was to get and stay healthy. She was on her way to to achieving this but still had […]

Feeling “Fat-“igued or Overwhelmed?

Photo courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net by Ambro Then you need this mineral!! Dear Magnesium, You don’t get the true credit you deserve. Calcium has been hogging the spotlight for way too many years. Come on magnesium, time to step up  and quit being the under-dog. You should know, with too much calcium in the body then […]

Fed Up

I am inundated daily with commercials, print ads, emails, and products all telling me that something is wrong with me and that they can help me fix it. I am so, so, tired of being told I’m not quite right. According to the world I can (or need to??!) lose weight, get rid of my […]

Is Your Food Fulfilling ALL Your Needs?

Is Your Food Fulfilling ALL Your Needs? So I recently received a phone call from my good friend Tiffany that started out with, “I just read an interview with Jada Pinkett Smith and it totally made me think of you.” Well you can imagine the kind of flattering, ego inflating statement I was anticipating. I […]

Turns out free is also a feeling :)

  Saturday morning our running group took a couple of (all girl) teams and headed out to the military base to run the Volkslauf race. Guess the guys from the group didn’t want to represent ‘yo  Volkslauf in German (from what I hear anyway) means open cross country race. Holy crap – was that fun!!! Talk […]

Fly Girls Forever

Welcome to my blog, Fly Girls Forever. Fly is an acronym for Finally liberate yourself. My mission is to teach women how to live their lives as their healthiest (in mind, body and spirit) selves.  When we learn to finally liberate ourselves from restrictive diet and exercise plans and become comfortable in our health and bodies, we can finally […]