Dear Crabby, What about this Couch to 5k business?

Dear Crabby, I was recently made aware of a program called "Couch to 5k."  It is for couch-potatos like myself that want to train to be able to run a 5k race.  Have you heard of things like this?  What do you think about them? Sincerely, Happy Potato Dear Happy Potato, I am actually aware of this program. Mrs. Crabby brought it to my attention a couple years ago. Unfortunately, I have a bad habit of only hearing bits and pieces of what she tells me. So as she went on and on one day … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Who should I listen to?

Dear Crabby, I get really confused sometimes and am not sure who I should listen too.  My doctor says I should take medicine, my wife says I should lose weight, my buddies tell me I’m fine, and my co-workers tell me to get a life!  I really don’t want to do any of them. Who should I be listening to? Sincerely, Monte Messedup Dear Mr. Messedup, Well, I could get into a lot of trouble answering questions like this!  But then again, that’s what I get paid for!  As far as listening to … [Read more...]

Why Aren’t I Losing Weight?” 5 Steps to Creating Solutions for Peri, Pre, and Post Menopausal Women With Keynote Speaker Lee Rossano

The community is invited to attend a free seminar entitled, Why Aren’t I Losing Weight?” on Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. with Lee Rossano, CNC, the owner of Rochester Hills based Advanced Nutritional Solutions. Rossano has over 10 years of experience in nutritional counseling and alternative health practices and will be speaking at Ken Jackson Fitness Factory in Shelby Township. The purpose of this free informational seminar is to inform women on Peri, Pre, and Post Menopausal symptoms and how they can … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, I Need To Lose Weight!

Dear Crabby, I need to lose 50 pounds, but I just cannot seem to do it. Can you help me? Sincerely, Bob Beefcake Dear Mr. Beefcake, My battle is not with the fat demons that lurk about - I have other areas that need my attention - but I am very close to people who do battle those issues. Let's just pretend that Mrs. Crabby has battled with being overweight and has tried various weight loss programs through the years - purely for the sake of discussion, of course. I imagine if I were … [Read more...]