Author Archives: Valecia Weeks

It’s Okay To Feel the Guilt.

You have been pretty consistent with sticking within your calorie range until that enticing box of chocolate candy shows up in your work space; or all heck breaks loose on the job and the only possible way you can grab something to eat is to run quickly t ...

If Your Feet Could Talk.

IF YOUR FEET COULD TALK….what would they say? Would they say, “I feel nice and pretty after that relaxing pedicure?” Would they say, “Please put some socks on me so I can avoid calloused heels?” Or would they say, “Let me t ...

THE A.M. WALKING ROUTINE.

RISE -n- STRIDE…When would you say is the best time to exercise? As soon as you step foot out of the bed, of course! Ladies, we are some of the busiest creatures on the planet and it’s been proven. Ladies who are AM exercisers tend to stick with their ...

DO YOUR BEST TO RELIEVE YOUR STRESS.

STRESS – these 6 letters can be as bad as a 4-letter word at times. Unfortunately, in busy ladies’ lives, stress is something that is routine and should be expected in everyday life. The effects of this 6-letter word can be very persuasive and overwhe ...

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 ...