So...what's the point of trying to get healthy? Why bother?

Consider this: Whether you're a teacher, a nurse, an artist, a construction worker, a public speaker, a stay-at-home parent, an attorney, or whatever your calling is, wouldn't you be more effective at it if your physical health were not a barrier? What if you had the power to make a change? You do!

There's no "magic bullet" to being healthy, but it can be done with small changes and consistency. You can do it, and you are worth the investment! 


Allow me to ask:

  • Do you feel hopeless to change your health for the better?
  • Are you carrying more weight than you'd like?
  • Does it seem there aren't enough hours in a day to do everything on your schedule?
  • Have you made efforts to take better care of yourself, but to no avail?
  • Would you like some ideas on how to start a journey producing long-lasting results? 


If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, I invite you to check out my new book, H.E.A.L.T.H.: It's Not Rocket Science (My Journey to a Healthier Me). In it, I share how I came to develop a PRACTICAL plan for success in my journey to better overall health by using small, attainable goals to achieve LONG-LASTING results.

In addition, it received the honor of being an Award-Winning Finalist (Health: General category) in the 2018 International Book Awards.


H.E.A.L.T.H.: It's Not Rocket Science (My Journey to a Healthier Me) was honored to be a finalist (Health: General  category) in the 2018 International Book Awards!

H.E.A.L.T.H.: It's Not Rocket Science (My Journey to a Healthier Me) was honored to be a finalist (Health: General category) in the 2018 International Book Awards!

H.E.A.L.T.H.: It's Not Rocket Science (My Journey to a Healthier Me) received the honor of being nominated for a 2018 Christian Literary Award Sports & Fitness category)!

H.E.A.L.T.H.: It's Not Rocket Science (My Journey to a Healthier Me) received the honor of being nominated for a 2018 Christian Literary Award Sports & Fitness category)!

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The Inspiring Active Senior 

As we are getting older and more wise in our years, we “act like adults”. We no longer take part in activities that require us to run, skip, tumble, hop, bounce and sprint like we did when we were kids on the playground. Because we no longer participate in activities that require balance, we lose strength, hand/eye coordination, flexibility and reaction time. It becomes evident that we need specific training for the bodies we are currently…

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Yoga and Back Pain 

Have you ever had back pain? Most of us have because back pain is so very common. According to the National Institutes of Health 8 out of 10 people suffer from chronic or acute back pain. The medical profession is beginning to recognize the benefits of yoga. Understanding your back, the limits of your body and the condition of your spine is important to maintain health and celebrate life.

We sit so much of the time. As I write this I am sitting,…

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Jiggle Butt Run 2020 

Jiggle Butt Run 2020

Jiggle Butt Run 2020 is in the books. The 5k race got underway at 9:00 AM Saturday morning at UTA in Arlington.

Congratulations to the entire Premier Team for taking the time on a chilly Saturday morning to complete the 5k event and help support our community, and a great charity organization like SafeHaven. Learn more about SafeHaven below and how you can help.

The Premier Yoga & Fitness Jiggle Butt Run 2020 Team:

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Cindy's Featured Person of the Week - Chuck Femia 


Chuck Femia has always lived a life of service. He has transitioned through careers and locations but has always been an advocate for those whose voice needed support.
He began teaching English and Performing Arts in Amityville, NY in 1977. Aside from the regular curriculum, he taught classes in History of the Theater, Acting, Death in Literature, Black Literature, Creative Writing, Gothic Literature, Video Journalism and Semantics.
After a few years as Assistant Director of the HS Drama…

Rocketing toward Success in Wellness 

It’s Not Rocket Science


My name is Bridget McCray, and I have a heart for women. My mission is to help them reach their full potential in their wellness, making a positive impact on generations to come.

I feel that we, as women, tend to put others’ needs ahead of our own, especially for those of us who are mothers. Typically, we pour out all we have without taking — or, should I say, MAKING — time for ourselves. We need time to refresh and…

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Model P31 Fit by Bridget McCray 

A Change in Thinking
Four years ago this month, I was super-excited about the time I’d invested in myself at the gym one particular morning. Why? It’s because I was able to set FOUR personal records! So…what's the big deal about that? After all, it's just my physical body, which will ultimately die anyway. Right?

Well, yes, it will die. However, while I'm still living in it, I want to have the best quality of life that I can have for however much time I have left on this earth.

For me, the bigger issue was the…Read more

Model P31 Fit by Bridget McCray 

You’ve written your S.M.A.R.T, goals, as we discussed in the last couple of articles, and you have been doing well for the first few weeks. You’ve been mindful of what you’re eating, and you’ve deliberately made time to exercise at least three times a week.
Then, a co-worker picks up a couple of boxes of doughnuts to surprise everyone, and they’re your favorite. Uh oh! After thanking your co-worker for being so thoughtful, you eat not one, not two, but three of those sweet treats. Now,…

Model P31 Fit by Bridget McCray 

Do You Have A Plan
for Your Health?

We make plans for lots of things, don’t we? Where we want to live, how much money we’d like to make, where our children will go to school…the list goes on. Yet, for many, there is no plan for their health.

We often go through our daily lives of busyness, giving little thought to what we’re putting into these amazingly complex bodies in which we live. We have the tendency to forget that we only have one while we’re on this earth. Maybe, it’s just me.

Actually, it used to beRead more

Model P31 Fit by Bridget McCray 

Get S.M.A.R.T
with Your Goals 

So…it’s a new year. What are most of us inclined to do in January? Make a plethora of resolutions!

* “I’m going to lose 15 pounds this week!”
* “I’m going to drink a gallon of water a day!”
* “I’m going to go to the gym twice a day every day!”
* “I’m going to cut out all the salt in my diet!”

Do any of these declarations sound familiar? Of course, they do. Most of us have said one of these things, or at least, something similar. Right?

Then, what happens when:
* … we gain two…

Here is a clip of an interview done July 16, 2018 with Joy & Company. Take a listen!