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

Ladies, You’re Doing it Wrong: Why a better butt starts with heavier weights

Ask any woman brave enough to step into the gym what she’d like to improve and I’d bet dollars to donuts that 9 out of 9 of them would tell you they want a better butt and thighs. I know I do! Then, sit back and watch them workout. You know why they’ll never get a better butt and thighs? They don’t lift heavy enough!!Here’s why –...more

Exercise: The cure for depression, anxiety and stress

Research conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that mothers of adolescents and adults with autism experience chronic stress comparable to combat soldiers and struggle with frequent fatigue and work interruptions. Wow!...more

3 Mental Exercises That Will Change How You Feel About Your Body

Having a good body image takes work, like anything else. If your body image could use some sprucing up, try these three exercises. ...more

My 6 Week Journey to Wellness with Fit Foodie Mom

What’s this all about?...more

Running in Mid-Air - Lovin' the Elliptical

Double L insisted that an elliptical would be the perfect exercise machine for me - and he was right. My sessions currently start out and finish at Level 1, but there are stretches at Level 2 & 3 throughout. I get so tempted to kick it up to 5 or more, and will eventually, but not for at least another 3 weeks or more....more