Author Archives: Valecia Weeks

Ridding The Abs (tummy) of Fat.

Let’s face it, ladies…SUMMER IS HERE! What does that mean? It means more FAT that we have to deal with because what do we do during graduation celebrations, Juneteenth, family reunions, etc? We eat, eat, and eat some more. And we all know that the fat ...

A BUNCH OF WAYS TO BURN A BUNCH OF CALORIES.

Valecia Weeks, LMT is a certified personal trainer and a Certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Specialist. She is also licensed in the state of Texas as a Corporate Chair Massage Therapist, providing on-site chair massage at such places as The Houst ...

Diabetes and Exercise.

It’s amazing how we are never too busy to help others. So why is it so difficult to stop long enough to help ourselves? There are so many women who suffer from type 2 Diabetes; more are affected than we will ever know. When was the last time you took th ...

Exercising with Arthritis.

Which of these excuses best describe yours? “My joints are feeling achy.” “My knees and hips feel stiff every morning.” “My legs just won’t let me get out of bed in the morning.” If there was ever a good excuse not to ...

Deliver Us From The Couch.

Are you a sedentary kind of busy lady? The risks of the “couch potato” mentality are far greater than weight gain. Research has proven that sedentary behavior can increase women’s risk for many diseases and possibly, early death. Sitting on ...

STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM WEIGHT LOSS.

Sooooo, busy ladies, I have a question. Do you just want to lose weight or do you want to lose the extra weight forever? It’s a fact that losing weight does take focus and devotion. It’s imperative that we remember that weight loss isn’t really a st ...

Changing the Color of What You Eat.

Busy ladies, have you ever just stopped and taken a close look at the variety of colors that the different fruits and veggies are that we should be consuming on a daily basis? Have you ever thought of how these colorful, strangely shaped, consumable objec ...

Best Spring Energy Boosters.

SPRING IS HERE! SPRING IS HERE! IT’S THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR! Why not get your energy boost going early? We crave and lust after it and would almost give our juggler vein to get it…ENERGY! If you are like me, ladies, your world goes 100 miles per ho ...

Foods that Supercharge Energy.

Some of us may have been taught that the speed of a woman’s metabolism is the direct product of your genes. That is not necessarily true. Your lifestyle and eating habits actually tend to play an extremely large role in whether your metabolism is workin ...