With what we now know, we can live longer, healthier, more vigorous lives.
So why don't we all look and feel our best? It is not a lack of
knowledge. I believe the obstacle is the habits of our society that pull us in the other direction.
Modern conveniences make life easier so our bodies can get sedentary if
we aren't careful to have a structured schedule of exercise. And, especially when
we eat out, our food choices are often made with little thought to living lean and
So, we create counter-balances to the temptations we all deal with
to manage our health.
My vision of FitMenu is for it to be your counter-balance to
the nutritional challenges of eating in restaurants. My 20-something years in personal fitness,
fitness management, and now, fitness software, have shown me that results come
when the path to health and fitness is made easier.
It works because it makes it easier to eat healthy while dining out. It is a
streamlined path to healthy dining choices.
So far, the restaurants' response has been extremely
positive, with many of the chefs happily creating new dishes to meet the
criteria of our FitMenu plan. The feedback from the diners has been similarly
encouraging. They now feel they can eat out frequently and still
maintain a balance between eating for enjoyment and eating
With the benefits of sponsorship now available to
similarly aligned businesses and health practices throughout the USA, the
program is also easy for restaurants to get involved in.
The restaurant gets the benefit of the exposure to health-minded diners
and the sponsor gets the exposure to the restaurant's customers. Everybody wins. I aim
for FitMenu to rapidly be available everywhere.