It's Okay to be a Resolutionary

It's okay to be a resolutionary! You don't know what that is? Resolutionary: from the Urban Dictionary: People who join a gym after the New Year, only to quit going within 3 months. Actually it's closer to Valentines Day. Why is that? Because people do too much too soon.  Going to the gym in the first week of  January, a Body pump class on Monday, Barre class on Wednesday, using new muscles on the elliptical-by the weekend you are hurting....more

HOW TO MAKE WORKING OUT A HABIT WHEN YOU’RE TOO BUSY AND UNMOTIVATED

Hey Mamas and ladies out there! If you’re feeling defeated when it comes to fitness and working out, I just want you to know, I get it! It’s hard. And there’s many times when you DO want to work out but you feel like life is pulling you in 100 directions and there’s just no way you can make it work. Well I want to tell you that you’re not alone. I know how you feel. And I am right there with you. I struggle with getting out of the house for anything let alone  for the purpose of physical exertion....more

Everything I know is wrong

I have tried standing more during the day. Because I once read that sitting too much was bad for my health. I tried standing more at home, at work and when I went outside to play with my son. I stood. But, it turns out that I didn't need to. ...more
Caffeine switches back and forth every other day...it's good for you.  It's not.  A little is ...more

What if Exercise was FUN?

Pre-Workout Super Juice: Beet, Persimmon, and Spinach

Looking for some "Get Up" to prompt your "GO"? Drink an energizing and healthy Beet, Persimmon, and Spinach Juice. The results are un"BEET"able!  ...more

Tone: A made-up word used to get women into the gym

A long time ago, in a gym far, far away, a group of meat heads sat around a bench press and re-defined the word “tone” as a way to get more women into the gym. They promised women that minimal effort, ankle weights and teeny tiny dumbbells would help them shed fat and get “toned” up in no time....more

Keep it moving all day long

Sometimes when my son and I are doing errands on the weekend, he complains that he is tired and needs to sit. I ask him why - especially if he has only been standing for a few minutes - but then I remember that he is in school now and he has become used to sitting all day....more

5 Sure-Fire Tips to Double Your Workout Effectiveness

Everyone loves to have good health, no doubt. But it’s not everyone that knows how to achieve it.Achieving good health is not just through the prevention or treatment of diseases in your body. Rather it has to do with taking good care of your body and keeping it in good shape.Although, cultivating a healthy eating habit is a good way to stay in shape, you still need an appreciable amount of workout to complement it....more

3 Ways to Make the Gym More Enjoyable - Tomorrow!

 People always say that getting to the gym is the hardest part of getting in shape. I get it. Our lives are FULL of errands, housework, laundry, shuttling kids, IEPs, volunteering, Judge Judy, Dr. Phil – I get it!...more

My heart just can't take it

I still hate running. I have my good days and my bad days; I have times when I am not getting out of the bed in the morning to run and those times when I am able to convince myself to run because it is the right thing to do. It is a daily struggle. But I try (oh so very hard) to stick with it....more
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