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Biography

Concita Thomas is the Food & Fitness Strategist behind ConcitaThomas.com. She is on a mission to help busy career women and female entrepreneurs look and feel fierce without making the process a second job. Concita combines her background in Mechanical Engineering with knowledge from her various personal training certifications to craft a methodical, effective approach to food and fitness that her clients easily implement and appreciate.

After finally finding the solution to her own decade long struggle to identify a sustainable approach to lasting weight loss, she resolved to share her solutions any time she was given the opportunity. Her deep understanding of the frustration and distraction that the traditional weight loss process causes is her motivation to share.. She works tirelessly to spread her message to help as many women as possible.

She shares her food and fitness strategies through media appearances, public speaking, her coaching business, blog, and podcast, and regular live broadcasts. She’s made regular appearances and several contributions to media outlets like Black America Web, Huffington Post, and The Coppell Gazette as well as to the popular blog, Moms ‘N Charge. When she’s not writing or broadcasting, you can find her speaking for companies like Bell Helicopter, Mary Kay, and Natural Grocers as well as local churches and organizations. She’s also made several one time appearances or contributions to numerous podcasts, blogs, and Faith & Fitness Magazine.

Concita is a Jersey girl living in Dallas, TX with her husband, 8-year old son, and 3-year old daughter. She loves working out, experimenting with water sports, hanging out with friends, and reading. She believes that the secret to progress is not taking yourself too seriously and making even the most mundane tasks fun. You can find out more about her on her website or connect with her on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

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Concita Thomas is the Food & Fitness Strategist behind ConcitaThomas.com. She is on a mission to help busy career women and female entrepreneurs look and feel fierce without making the process a second job. Concita combines her background in Mechanical Engineering with knowledge from her various personal training certifications to craft a methodical, effective approach to food and fitness that her clients easily implement and appreciate.

She shares her food and fitness strategies through media appearances, public speaking, her coaching business, blog, and podcast, and regular live broadcasts. Some of her appearances and contributions can be found on Black America Web, Huffington Post, The Coppell Gazette, Moms ‘N Charge, Faith & Fitness Magazine and several other podcasts and blogs. Concita has spoken for Bell Hellicopter, Mary Kay, Natural Grocers, and various other organizations and churches.

Concita is a Jersey girl living in Dallas, TX with her husband, 8-year old son, and 3-year old daughter. You can find out more about her on her website or connect with her on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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  1. Why do you think so many busy career women and/or female entrepreneurs struggle with remaining healthy and managing their weight?
  2. Many experts say that succeeding at weight loss is really 80% getting your eating right and 20% exercise, would you say that this is pretty accurate?
  3. What do you feel is the success formula for losing weight and keeping it off?
  4. You’ve often said that traditional weight loss advice wasn’t made with the busy woman in mind, what do you mean by that?
  5. In your experience, what is the biggest mistake that busy women make when they attempt to lose weight?
  6. You’ve often said that “trying harder” at weight loss is a set up for sabotage for busy women. Why do you think that trying harder is a bad thing when it comes to sustainable weight loss?
  7. Why do you think so many busy women who do succeed in losing weight eventually gain it back again?
  8. Can a more lifestyle friendly approach to weight loss actually produce quick results?
  9. What part does motivation and mindset play in losing weight?
  10. Do you have any tips or tricks that you use to help you or your clients stay motivated during the weight loss process?
  11. What’s your best weight loss advice for busy women boiled down into one sentence?
  1. Can you explain exactly what (current trend) is?
  2. What do we need to know about (current trend)?
  3. Why do you think it has experienced such a rise in popularity?
  4. In your opinion, what are some of the benefits of (current trend)?
  5. What are the drawbacks?
  6. Is there anything that we can do to follow (current trend) and minimize the drawbacks?
  7. Who is (current trend) most likely to help over the long haul?
  8. Who should think twice about following (current trend) and why?
  1. You’ve often said that healthy eating isn’t necessarily eating for weight loss and that eating for weight loss can be very unhealthy. What do you mean by that?
  2. Are there any healthy eating trends that you find to be particularly hindering for weight loss?
  3. So if there are drawbacks to healthy eating and eating for weight loss, what do we do if we want to lose weight and get or remain healthy?
  4. What does Figure Friendly eating look like in practice?
  5. Do you count, measure, or track anything if you eat this way?
  6. You’re pretty adamant about busy women not relying on calorie counting to lose weight. Why do you see calorie counting as an enemy to sustainable weight loss?
  7. How are you able to get results if you there aren’t any numbers involved?
  8. Not counting or tracking can be disorienting for many people, are there any rules at all to Figure Friendly eating?
  9. There seem to be very few rules involved in this style of eating. Why?
  10. There’s so much flexibility, how can someone manage all of those decisions without becoming overwhelmed and quitting?
  11. Most people change their eating because they want results, does habit based food selection delay results?
  12. You mention that this style of eating can work for anyone. How is that possible when Can people often have wildly different food needs?
  1. Is there a difference between working out for weight loss and working out for general health?
  2. Is there any type of exercise that would be considered good for general healthy but not for weight loss?
  3. You’ve made a pretty strong case for not choosing cardio as the primary exercise modality for weight loss. What do you suggest instead?
  4. Why do you suggest resistance training as a primary weight loss exercise when you can burn more calories doing cardio?
  5. What would you say to people who say that they always bulk up when they lift weights? Do those people still need to lift to lose?
  6. You say that leisure walking is the second most important type of exercise for weight loss. How could something that burns so few calories be such an important part of the process?
  7. What do you suggest people who really do love doing cardio do if they also want to lose weight?
  8. What are the biggest mistakes that you see people make when it comes to working out for weight loss?
  9. What suggestions do you have for people who really are too busy to work out but want to lose weight?
  10. Does your advice differ for women of different ages?

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