Why we are overweight

why we are overweight

This post is going to shed light on why we are overweight. The answers may not be what you think. Hold on tight. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that we are overweight. The latest stats say that it’s 68.6%. That means that almost 7 out of 10 people are overweight. I have some ideas why we are overweight.… More →

Mainstream weight loss advice: Fact or fiction?

mainstream weightloss advice

Today I look at mainstream weight loss advice. Is what the media is saying valid? Let’s see. This is going to be fun. Weight loss advice from the big guys. I typed in “how to lose weight” in the search bar of my web browser. The first thing that Google gave me was an article from Reader’s Digest. It’s 40… More →

Words you NEED to STOP using on your fitness journey

Rick Copley online coaching

There are certain words that you need to stop using on your fitness journey. Seriously. I think I am going to get in trouble with this post today. Honestly, I really don’t care. It’s the bold who change the world. I’m trying to change the world so I’d might as well be bold. Please follow and like us:0


The Fit Life Blog

What is the biggest health issue facing our country today? I think it is apathy. The obvious answer would be obesity or lack of exercise of quality of food or video games or any other number of surface factors. Its really a softball question that most anyone could knock out of the park but I see things different.  Please follow… More →

The Resolution Hangover

The resolution hangover

We all know what happens at all the gyms all across the country on January 1st…then sometime in February. We call this the resolution hangover. Anybody that goes to a workout facility knows that the place is just plain PACKED the first few weeks of the New Year. Same goes for people that sell “weight loss” program and challenges. January… More →

Your plan sucks

Your Plan Sucks The fit life blog

Have you heard this quote before? It’s been around for a while and is attributed to Woody Allen: “If you want to make God laugh tell Him your plans”. This quote to me could also be: “If you don’t want results tell you fitness coach your plan.” To be honest, unless you are in crazy good ninja shape your plan… More →


I just listened to a podcast interview with a guy they call “Tony the Fridge”. The English dude runs races with a refrigerator strapped to his back. He has done half marathons, marathons and other endurance challenges with a 90 fridge on his back to raise money for cancer research. He set a goal is 2016 to run across America… More →