Category: Goal Getting

  • Training For A Comeback

    When I was a personal trainer and fitness studio owner, my specialty was physical transformations. I was named Certified Turbulence Trainer of the Year in the Summer of 2013 based on the success of my clients in losing ponds and especially inches. Craig Ballantyne, the creator of Turbulence Training (TT) was my mentor, and like…

  • What do you want from your training?

    When I wrote my book, “Keep the Change, Transform Your Body For Good,” over ten. years ago, I worked with a Life Coach to get the book completed. Sandy K. Goodwin, the author of, The, “So What?” Principle, was that coach, and I remember how much the questions she guided me to answer helped me…

  • Discover Self Training

    When I finally figured out how to train, eat, and set goals in 2008, I set a goal of doing my Turbulence Training workouts three times a week. I would go to Sonora Sports and Fitness twice a week, and I would train at home on Saturdays. It takes a special kind of self management…

  • Reward Deficiency Syndrome

    What is reward deficiency syndrome? Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) is a term coined by Dr. Kenneth Blum to describe a theoretical condition characterized by a deficiency in the brain’s reward system. It suggests that certain individuals have a lower-than-normal response to pleasurable stimuli, leading them to seek out excessive rewards in order to compensate for…

  • No sugar For 14 Years

    Is a sugar free diet sustainable? Find out in the video below. I stopped eating sugar, grains, and processed oils in 2008, and it changed my life for the better. Now that my blood sugar is stable, and my insulin resistance is vastly improved, I almost never experience sugar cravings. If I do have a…

  • 4 Keys to Weight Loss

    Here is the weight loss question I answered on Quora today: How do I decrease weight from 74 kg to 60 kg of a 5’3 female? Answer: In 2008, I followed a food and fitness program that took my weight from 67 kg to 60 kg in 12 weeks. What was even better is that…

  • Freedom Friday

    “If I could stick to my program on the week-ends, I’d be at goal by now.” This is a statement I have heard from so many of my clients and readers.  We seem to be able to follow our best fitness and nutrition plans during the week, but when the week-end rolls around our inner…

  • Catherine’s Body Workshop

    Yes! Catherine’s Body Workshop is coming. Saturday April 23rd at 3PM. there will be an orientation meeting for new students at the studio: 291 S. Washington St. Then,  Monday through Friday at 5:30PM from April 25th through May 6th participants will follow my newly designed training program. In addition, my latest meal plans will be…

  • The Total Body Challenge Begins Today

    Away we go with another Total Body Challenge at Gordon Studio. These challenges were instrumental in helping our clients lose over 1200 pounds and inches in 2015.  This year, we’re going for 1600 pounds and inches, from our in-person clients, and ten times that from readers of Sugar Freedom, and this blog. When I opened…

  • Challenge Begins September 8th

    I hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day 3 Day Week-End. On Tuesday, Sept 8th we begin our 6 Week Sugar Freedom/Little Black Dress Challenge. Whatever your dreams are, it’s time to start taking them very, very seriously. Here at Gordon Studio, developing your fitness, and your figure, is all about living a life full of…