Vicky Countess

Going back to the Gym?


Recently, I was coaching someone who wanted to get back into the habit of going to the gym because she now started to feel “slovenly.” She wanted to feel better mentally and physically. And it’s no secret that regular exercise can do that for you. In her case, she fell out of the habit of […]

It’s not about the bikini

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Are you realizing that you really need to get serious about losing weight? And we are not talking about losing weight to get into a bikini this summer. You are way beyond that! As you age, you really want to lose the extra lbs. to ensure that you stay vibrant and energetic, whether it is […]

Have you planned to NOT want to do the expected?


I was speaking to someone recently who was planning to sign up for Disney’s Goofy’s Race and a Half challenge for next January. This means that on Saturday you run a ½ marathon (13.1 miles) and the following day, Sunday, you run a full marathon (26.2 miles). Of course, don’t confuse this with the Dopey […]

Take the first step


Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu said: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step” Losing weight, changing your eating habits, getting into an exercise routine, getting more organized can feel like a thousand miles journey. Overwhelming.  Insurmountable.  It just won’t happen. Yet, like everything else it starts with one step. Looking at how you can think, feel […]