Marietta's Stories

Take it from someone who's been there, knows the struggle, and knows how to take back your body. Head Personal Trainer Marietta McClure shares her stories.

What A Fitness Trainer Eats In A Day

3 min read When you are trying to lose weight, you need to cut some calories, but not many. When I am in weight loss mode I eat “right = 1,700-1,800 calories” a day. That also means I follow the 95/5 rule: Eat right 95 percent of the time and only splurge for five percent of my day.

Non-Scale Victories

4 min read Sometimes, the physical work our bodies can do will literally not only change the outside…but also the inside.

Work Out-doors

3 min read The best way to get your Vitamin D is to take yourself outside. Literally spend time in the sun (use SPF). Break up with your indoor routine!

Weight Loss: The Never-Ending Subject

3 min read Unfortunately, the only way to truly lose weight and keep it off is to eat real food in appropriate portions. The shortcuts are only that: short-term weight loss. For long-term change and to keep the weight off, you’ve got to do it the right way.

Time Hack Your Way To Staying Fit

3 min read According to researchers from Johns Hopkins University and data from a large-scale study found that spouses influence each other’s exercise habits, for better and worse, more than is often recognized

When Walking Is Not Exercise

3 min read Walking does not get your heart rate up. Your muscles do not break down. You are not physically challenged. If you are trying to get into shape or lose weight then walking as exercise is a waste of your time and you are lying to yourself.

It’s Time To Make Your Health A Priority

3 min read At 34.5%, Arkansas now has the sixth highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released in September 2016. This news is devastating for our communities, children, and future.