Lose Weight by Drinking Ice Water? Yes, it’s true. By drinking ice cold water you can lose weight. Here’s how (with a mini physics lesson): When we drink ice water our bodies have to heat that water to maintain our normal body temperature. So, from ice water at 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius) our bodies have to heat it ... Read More »
8-minute Miracle that can revitalize your metabolism and turn you into a fat-burning machine
It was one of those mornings when I was running short on time and I knew that my day was booked solid, so it was likely I wouldn’t be able to squeeze a workout in all day & evening. I was committed to my weight loss program and didn’t want to accept defeat so easily and throw in the towel ... Read More »
Sacrifice Comfort & Junk Food to Give Glory to God and Lose Weight Too!
12 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Romans 12:1 ESV Can all this sacrifice of calories, junk food, comfort (by exercising) be a living sacrifice to God? Yes! It can. You can make a lot of the things in your life a sacrifice ... Read More »
Realign with your reasons why to conquer the doldrums in your life!
Imagine for a moment that you’re on an old sailing ship out on the ocean. You hear the gentle creek of the ship from the very small waves that rock it back and forth ever so peacefully. The sun is high in the sky and the temperature of the air is perfect. There’s just a very gentle breeze across the ... Read More »
[Free Wallpaper for your Desktop, tablet or phone] Pick up your cross & follow me!
Right-click and “save as”. I hope this is a blessing to you. Let me know what you think. Pastor Dan Read More »
Set sail for continued weight loss & spiritual growth with routine!
With the weight loss doldrums behind us lets set our eyes on Jesus and set our eyes back on the goal of Spiritual & Physical Recovery. Press on by looking forward so to speak. Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you. Proverbs 4:25 ESV “fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. ... Read More »
Setting the Record Straight About Tomatoes Once & For All!
Well, first of all, I bet your wondering what the big controversy is. There are 2 that we’ll address today, in addition to listing some of the nutritional benefits & reasons why you should be eating these beautiful vegetables (or are they really fruits?). Ok. The first controversy that I already hinted at, is whether or not Tomatoes are ... Read More »
Empty calendar days are good for the soul & weight loss!
Running the calendar for five kids and two adults could overwhelm the average person, but my wonderful wife Diana is gifted with organizational skills & talent and runs our family’s calendar. As you might imagine our family calendar is usually filled with baseball & softball games & practices with three kids playing on teams…one of which is playing for two ... Read More »
[MUST READ] The “Metabolic Winter” Hypothesis…
Just released to me on his “Private” email list is an amazing article backed by 103 research studies & publications about metabolism, fasting, nutrition, fitness, and the rest of what’s important to you and me and our health. A must read. Warning it is very technical and some of it may be tough to get through for the non-medical types. ... Read More »
Try new activities for new muscle & weight loss gains!
You are going to laugh at me likely when I tell you that today I am so sore that getting up out of a chair is very difficult and walking is impossible without a slight limp. What terrible amount of exercise or activity was it that made this 43 year old fairly fit man so sore he can hardly walk? ... Read More »