We’ve had some really hot and sunny weather here to the point where I don’t feel hydrated no matter how much water I’m drinking....more

Start a New Exercise Routine in May for Physical Fitness Month

I suppose May is a perfectly fine month to start thinking about getting fit. The weather is getting nicer, and the fear of squeezing into a bathing suit is looming large. However, wouldn't it be more efficient to think about fitness all year long? That would take the pressure off the month of May. Then all we would have to do in May is the same thing we did in April and so forth. ...more
Love this thanks for making me aware of physical fitness month! :)more

The "All-Inclusive" Sporty Staycation: Running!

The main impediment to my own pursuit of recreational"tri-athleticism" has always been reticence.That's it.  I'm shy; unsure of myself.I don't have the "proper jargon" down for the swim/bike portions of the program.  I don't have the right gear or proper technique.  And you have to know a lot of stuff....more

10 Things Every Runner Should Know

Spring has finally sprung and my fellow seasonal runners have come out to play. Yay! To me, there’s no exercise better than lacing up my running shoes and heading out for a run on a gorgeous day....more

Healthy Nourishing for Active Women

Today we’re going to chat a little bit about the importance of fueling our bodies for activity and exercise, and making sure we get enough to be able to sustain an active lifestyle. Because we don’t just want to exercise once or twice, right? We want it to be part of our healthy lifestyle, consistently....more

Quick Exercise Options for Busy Schedules

Mini at-home workout sessionsSummer beach days are quickly approaching and for the first time I just don't feel ready. Long, lazy days spent on the sand are what I live for but I'm filled with more anxiety than relaxation. It boils down to mama isn't ready for swimsuit season....more

Getting off the park bench

When it comes down to it, I have two choices. 1. I could sit here on this park bench, which is in the sunshine and giving me a much-needed boost of vitamin D. And I could read my book, which I have been waiting to start for several weeks now but haven't found the time....more

My Top 5 Non-Traditional Exercises

I have always believed non-traditional exercise had a higher success rate at pleasure secretions in my brain than running or walking up an invisible staircase. As far as endorphins and their correlation to exercise; sex seems to satisfy two birds with one bush. Or something like that. ...more

I Avoid Traditional Exercise

I’ve had a lifelong, hate-hate relationship with exercise. I feel exactly the same way about  it as I did about breastfeeding: no matter how many scientific studies I read, my body didn’t get the memo it was supposed to feel good. ...more

Why Lifting Weights is an Absolute Must for Women Over 40

Here's another new one for me...lifting weights...and I am kicking myself for not doing it sooner. I am so excited about the weight lifting I have been doing and the results from it! As usual, I am thrilled to share this experience with you so you too can feel this good and have some additional results to celebrate....more