Here's a reprint of an article we did for the Nebraska Furniture Mart:   "Like many of us, you’re probably interested in shedding some pounds – maybe 20, 50, 100 or more, or maybe just those final 5. You can do it, definitely. You’ve done some research, read some testimonies, bought supplements, planned meals, even spent on a pair of jeans just a few sizes too small at the moment…it’s motivation; you’ll be slipping into them just in time for holiday season 😉 Great. You’re on the right track. But you’re close to slipping off track and you haven’t even begun. There’s...

We are counting down! Two more days to go!  Leslie has found, from decades of  monitoring the patterns of exercisers, that having a start date and an end date really works to get results!  By simply having a plan, you have a very good chance of reaching the goal!  No PLAN actually lowers your chance of accomplishing your goal!  With today's big 5 mile challenge, fill your brain with fresh oxygen and nutrients, burn some major calories, and most importantly, have a happy, healthy day! Write to us on Facebook ...

TGIF. You are doing such a great thing for your mind, body, and soul!  Walking is the #1 Fad-Free Exercise that anyone and everyone can do without a doubt!  There is no secret to walking: forget any fancy footwork or crazy, hard-to-follow routines.  If you can walk, then you can walk our way!  Fitness walking is so GOOD for your body and your health.  Believe me, WALKING WORKS! What are the benefits of Fitness walking? By walking with us these past 5 days, you are opening yourself to some awesome rewards: Lower your risks of heart attack, diabetes, osteoporosis and several other harmful...

Are you pumped up to Walk It Off? We hope you are, because we are!  It's Day One of our Walk It Off: The 12 Days of December Challenge.  With this challenge, you will be walking right, eating right, and, in this joyous month, giving right. How awesome is that? Today's Healthy Walk: 3 Miles to Walk Off Breakfast Choose your favorite 3 mile Walk-At-Home DVD that gets your whole body moving.  We love 3 Fast Miles from the Walk Slim Series!  Or you could do a POWER WALK outside.  Aim for your miles to be under 15 minutes each.  I love the...

Day One Healthy Breakfast! As promised, here is tomorrow's Healthy Breakfast, provided by RealAge.  Plan out your lunch and your dinner, and write it down in your Journal!  Most importantly, have a glorious Day One! DAY ONE: December 6th – Walk off Breakfast – 218-238 calories Drink a glass of water before eating! Overnight Oatmeal with Cranberries and Apricots (193 calories) 2 oz Fat-Free Milk (23 calories) Coffee or Tea (optional) (Black 2calories or w/ sweetener & milk 22calories / 8oz cup) If you need to substitute for any reason, you can use the RealAge Advanced Recipe Search Tool to find other meals, calorie content, and...

The Challenge starts on Monday, December 6th! Get your walking shoes out!  Set a goal for yourself.  Write down your goal, and keep your eye on the prize!  You can do it, and we're here to help you go above and beyond your own limitations! Walk at Home and RealAge have teamed up again to bring you a POWERFUL, CALORIE-TORCHING fitness challenge that will move your entire mind, body, and soul! Follow Leslie Sansone Walk at Home on Facebook for The Daily Challenge, RealAge on Facebook for the Day's Healthy Giving, and always check The Blog for Surprise Giveaways!  Click here...

Congratulations Walkers! You did it!!! WE DID IT!!! 21 days can build healthy habits for a lifetime! We end today with this special "Assignment" - ENJOY THE HOLIDAY! I want you to feel wonderful knowing that you have taken care of yourself in the most natural of ways. Quick fixes never give the good feeling of accomplishment. Taking the time to walk strengthens the body and empowers the soul! Every minute that you "walked" ...