The Weight is Over: Something New to Chew On – Intermittent Fasting

You may recall back when I wrote my first installment of The Weight is Over,  a chronicle of my weight-loss and fitness journey with Matthew Lister at Align Private Training (now Align Redding). At that point – December of 2015,… Continue Reading


The Weight is Over: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew!

Q: Thanks, Matthew R. Lister, for allowing me to feature you for this week’s “The Weight is Over” column. It’s been a while since I’ve bugged you to appear here, mainly because I know you’ve been busier than usual after… Continue Reading


The Weight is Over – Week 50: Miles and Miles of Milestones

It’s been a few weeks since I published an installment of  The Weight is Over. My schedule was more packed than usual, and on both nights when I normally would have written my column for a Thursday publication, it just… Continue Reading


Kyle Stewart and His Overhead Wheelchair – ‘It is amazing how far hard work will get you’

Q: Hi, Kyle Stewart. Thanks so much for taking time to talk with me today on A News Cafe.com. You and I became acquainted through Matthew Lister at Align Private Training. But I really don’t know much about you outside… Continue Reading


The Weight is Over – Week 41: Decreased Calories and Faked Bad Posture

Forty-0ne weeks. I can’t believe it. That’s how long I’ve been on this health-and-fitness journey with Matthew Lister at Align Private Training. Forty weeks happens to be the gestation period of an average pregnancy. Just think: In the time between… Continue Reading