Monthly Archives: July 2020

It Really Does Work

I didn't doubt it would work, it was more of an amazement that I hadn't heard of it before. Waffle Omelets are a real thing. I hadn't even put the two things together that you could do anything in  your waffle maker except waffles, silly me. When Stacy texted me to fill me in on this well kept secret, I just knew I was going to put it to the test.  

Here's exactly what I did. 

Waffle Omelet

3 eggs, scrambled

1/4 cup diced summer squash and zucchini

olive oil 

I drizzled a bit of olive oil on a hot waffle maker. I added the veggies and then the eggs. Close the waffle maker for 3 minutes and voila. The veggies were cooked perfectly. I did run into an issue when I tried to add a slice of cheese. The waffle then stuck to the pan in some areas. 

I had some fresh picked raspberries and blueberries to eat alongside my waffle omelet. 

Enjoy good food,

Coach Nancy

P.S. I'll show you how to easily diced those veggies in a different video.

Be A Palm Tree

Remember as a kid or maybe even as an adult walking across the hot hot sand at the beach? I sure do. As quick as your feet signal they were on fire you make a mad dash for the cold water? In my case that was Lake Michigan not the ocean like many of you. With my parents, brothers and sister we would pack the car for the very long trip to Florida every few years. I loved it. I love palm trees. 

Right now in NH it is well over 90 degrees. I have no idea what the humidity level is but as soon as you step out of a shower you'll feel like you need one again. Its that hot. I could start whining here but I won't. Its late July almost August it would be odd if it wasn't this hot and humid. Imagine the tropics. Enjoy the few days that it feels like you live in Florida. Just think if you were a palm tree you'd love this weather.  

Be a Palm Tree, 

Coach Nancy


Making It Happen – Camping

I am so inspired by the people at Cr8 Fitness. Truly this is the greatest group of peeps around. A highlight of my morning was Sherry and Lynn. Both ladies are away camping and yet were on Zoom to get their training in for the day.

Lynn and I chatted a bit on Zoom while Sherry got herself a coffee before joining in. Three months ago we wouldn't have even thought about this form of getting training done. Now we can video chat after training, how cool is that? 

Next time you see these ladies give them an air high five for Making It Happen - Camping.

Your proud Coach,

Nancy

 

Lighten Up!

Having fun is important. A cheerful disposition is good for your health: Doom and gloom leave you bone - tired. At times we need to be serious and taken seriously, but that shouldn't interfere with overall attitude. We need to laugh at jokes, at situations, at ourselves. Laughter is the like an internal workout. It exercises your soul and keeps it healthy. 

Laughter is the best medicine. It's an old proverb and still very true. 

Here's to your best health,

Coach Nancy

Life Is Not A Hobby

Those people who know me well know I don't tend to do things halfway. When I commit to something I try to give my best effort and steer toward excellence. Even when I don't hit it, I don't want to have to tell myself I didn't try hard enough. Failure isn't the end, just one more way to learn, but giving up or giving in without giving it your best builds habits I'd rather not build. And yes, sometimes I take it too far, or take it too hard when it doesn't work out like I want. I'm still working on not taking myself so seriously Coach Nancy. 

One of the things I do take seriously is trying to stay fit and healthy. I don't always hit that mark either, which is why I am really glad to have the focus of our current "Sizzlin' Summer Slimdown" challenge. Me and the InBody had some words the other day, and unfortunately I had to take it's word over what I wanted to believe.

Which brings me to this quote from one of my favorite authors and quote genius, James Clear:

Now don't get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with having a hobby. I have enjoyed woodworking since my dad and Paul Davis taught me some basic skill in 4-H. Creating something with my hands is something I very much enjoy. But I don't do it all the time, in fact I can literally go months between picking up my tools. But that's not going to kill me.

On the other hand, there are some things you just can't pick up and put down any time you feel like, or get "too busy", or just aren't in the mood.

Your Health and Fitness is one (two?) of them.

Your health isn't like riding a bicycle. You can't put it on the shed for 6 months or a year and get right back on and start riding. It takes awhile to get back in the groove.

When it comes to the health and fitness habit, momentum is everything.

And as we all know, momentum works both ways.

If you don't like starting over, stop stopping.

You get one life. There are no "do-overs". You can't hit reset and buy another one. 

You have been given a gift. You can take care of it like you would a new Ferrari, or you can treat it like a beat up 66 Plymouth. Vintage 66, that's me. A little dinged up, the hardtop is fading a bit, but I am still taking care of it the best I can.

Don't make your health a hobby.

Live life to the fullest full-time, all the time.

Make It Happen!

- DC

Let it RIP – Sizzlin Summer Slimdown 2020!

Guess What? It's Summer!

(Like, no kidding, Coach Nancy.)

12
Days
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Hours
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As your Coach I am loving the job I get to do each day. I work the most fabulous people around. My primary focus is to help each of you get better.

  • Get Healthier
  • Get Moving
  • Get Stronger
  • Get Leaner
  • Better Nutrition
  • Better Body Composition
  • Better Flexibility
  • Better Looking (We'll leave that one alone)

I know that if you become Healthier you Automagically become Happier, and the world needs a Whole Lot More Happy right now. 

Which brings me back to It Summer. Cr8 Fitness has always done S3 Sizzlin Summer Slimdown. With Covid hitting out country nothing has been normal, and we are rolling it out later than normal. Whatever. It's just about time we put as much normal into our life as possible. 

If you are anything like me, you probably know more people who have lost weight and gained it all back then those who have lost it and KEPT it off.

Why is that?

It's simple really; dieting works, until you don't diet anymore. If you go "off" your diet and go back to the way you were eating, you can't expect to keep it off. You know that, I know that, and yet we try to do it anyway. It's short term thinking, and it doesn't work.

Creating permanent change is not easy, but it IS possible.

Face it, we don't like change, we don't want to change, and dad gum (strong language alert) you can't MAKE me change! 

You're right. I can't.

But YOU can adopt new habits and practice new skills that lead you to change, pretty much automagically. 

Here's How:

Sizzlin Summer Slimdown is:

  1. A Six Week program designed to help you lose weight and body fat. 
  2. Habit based so you can keep off the weight.
  3. Done with a group of like minded peeps that want to lose weight too.
  4. Has the support of a fantastic, amazing, really wonderful, super, awesome coach (seriously? - editor)
  5. Uses a score sheet to allow you to keep track of your daily progress
  6. Daily lessons to keep you focused.

Ok, let's do a little whining:

"But It's Summer Coach Nancy...... I have so many day trips planned and company is coming over for a picnic outside and my nephew has a birthday party and there is a graduation celebration I need to attend and I usually have a few drinks on the weekend and I tend to grill more and my family likes......... (that's a run on sentence that you have to say all in one breath - practice, you'll get it)

If you want to sign up for S3 - sign up for S3. If all those things are really going to prevent you from tackling the program, don't sign up. 

I was talking to Coach Dean this morning, He and I would like to get more focused. We both want to drop a few pounds. We know we need support. And we definitely need a plan. I need it SIMPLE. 

S3 IS Simple, which means...

S3 is Perfect for Us, which means...

​Just Maybe it'll be Perfect for You Too. 

There is a Perfectly Simple Way to Find Out.

Simply Sign Up! (pretty subtle, huh?)

Here's What You Need To Know

- Signup starts today and ends Sunday, July 19th.

- S3 2020 runs for 6 weeks. Monday July 20th through Sunday August 30th

- Initial InBody Scan is due by Tuesday, July 21

- Final InBody Scan is due by Friday, August 28

- There will be One Grand Prize: 25% of the registration pool for the highest percentage of body fat lost, and we are also donating 25% to local businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

- When you sign up you will receive a welcome email that will have your downloadable, printable scoresheet. You will need one scorecard for each week (there are two to each page, so print 3 total copies). All the habits will be right on the scoresheet, so you will have plenty of time to prepare.

- We will focus on one habit per week, and build on all the habits from the previous week.

- Your daily lessons will be delivered through MyCoach.

- We'll have a Facebook Group setup for those of you who would like a place to hang out, swap recipes ideas and get some great support. P.S. No whining about the Facebook thing, we already had the whining section above.

Who Is S3 2020 For? Do I have to be a training client to sign up?

Nope! (see, that was simple)

You don't have much time to sign up so just do it right now.

Remember S3 is habit based, You use your own meal plans and foods to suit your tastes and style.  Your first week of lessons also covers meal planning from A - Z, and even includes our Super Simple Meal Plan. The beauty is that the whole program teaches you how to eat, not just what to eat. And If you need more help you can subscribe to Cr8 Your Plate for meal planning and grocery lists each and every month.

We're getting this show on the road very quickly. Don't think about it, don't hem and haw, if you want to join in on S3 -  Sign Up Now for Only $37 by Filling Out The Form Below! 

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