Breaking Up with my Food

Okay, let’s be upfront: I’m obviously not completely breaking up with my food.No, Soylent is not for me!I recently have had a bit of a crisis? Reality check? Realization that I’m not that healthy?...more

8 Minutes in the Morning

Diet 4 day 4 of the 155 Diets and Counting!8 Minutes in the Morning  Cristie Will...more

The 4-Hour Body Diet

Day 3 Diet 3 of 155 Diets and Counting! Cristie Will The 4-Hour Body DietThe 4-Hour Body Diet, also known as the Slow-Carb diet, the 4-Hour Body Diet was founded by Tim Ferriss and claims rapid weight loss in a short amount of time.  The 4-Hour Body Diet is based on the authors access to top professionals such as MD's, Scientists, Athletes and experimentation of himself. This diet is about consistently making the smallest choices to produce the greatest and biggest results....more

5 Great Non-Exercise Reasons to Hit the Gym

I didn't go to the gym at all last week. There, the statement is out there. Judge away. Before last week, I was going at least three to four times per week, even if I was only able to get in thirty minutes at a time. The much-complained about stomach flu of last week stopped all of that momentum in its tracks. Now that I'm feeling slightly more like myself, I need to get back on the wagon, so to speak. I decided to list all of the wonderful reasons I have for going to the gym. And not one of them has a darn thing to do with actual fitness. Are you ready? ...more

Working Out with Jillian

It’s now been three months of steady (3-4 days a week) exercising for me; mostly taking place in the mornings.  I KNOW.  I didn’t think I could do it either. I’m now officially in the stage where it’s just a part of my week and I don’t really complain about it.  Okay, sometimes I complain about it.  But most times I just wake up, squeeze into a sports bra and go. ...more

Stick to dancing in the kitchen

First position: Plié, two, three, four; relevé, two, three, four; ...more

Tai Chi for Women Over 50

Who Can Convince Me That Working Out Is Fun?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,I need to start exercising. It’s pathetic....more
GOOD FOR YOU!  You've taken the first step - you've said it out loud.  That makes it real. ...more

How To Workout By Your Body Type

By understanding your body type, you can customize a workout program to be more effective than an “out of the box” workout program. Customizing a workout program based on your body type is surprisingly easy....more

7 Simple Tips to Get You Through a New Fitness Class

If you are attending a fitness class for the first time, it can be pretty frickin' nerve wracking, whether you're just new to a specific format or new to workout classes PERIOD! I want you to know, I understand. It's intimidating walking into a class where you have no clue what to really expect, you don't know a soul and then on top of that, you have the regulars who are chatting away like they're BFF's. However, that's merely temporary. Get the first time or two out of the way and pretty soon you'll be the regular talking it up with your classmates. ...more
@foodlovegirl I couldn't agree more with your points! When you start out already frazzled, it ...more