Why Jumping Rope Makes Us Happy

A few weeks ago my son, along with his fellow second graders, performed in a jump rope showcase. I had never seen anything like it. To the tune of Van Halen’s “Jump”, the children demonstrated various jump roping tricks. They practiced their technique for months, even to the point that jumping rope was part of their homework assignment....more

Couscous vs Quinoa: Which Should You be Feeding Your Family?

I hope Spring has arrived for you as it has here in gorgeous Southern Utah! We had a fabulous weekend of great weather, great food and fun outdoor activities sprinkled with just the right amount of making progress around the house. I also learned a little more about couscous vs quinoa to help when planning meals....more

Full Review of Kayla Itsines's Bikini Body Guide

This review is long overdue but I've been trying to figure out how to give you all as much information about the Bikini Body Guide program as possible without boring you to death.So if all you're interested in is seeing my before and after pics keep scrolling but if you've ever considered doing the Bikini Body Guide (BBG) or maybe tried a few workouts but never committed to do the whole program keep reading!I decided I'm going to break down my full review of Kayla Itsines's Bikini Body Guide into the following sections:...more

A Letter to the Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40

Dear Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40, I have been struggling a bit with what to write to help you with recently until I read a post on the Fit Found Me's Facebook Women Over 40 Losing Weight and Living Healthy group page. First, I am truly sorry you are feeling discouraged in your weight loss goals....more

Beginner's Workout Calendar - Free

A few years ago I had no idea what a plank or a downward dog was. I didn't have a how to lose weight guide or even a real idea of where my weight loss was headed. I never considered myself an athlete, although I did take many years of dance and horseback riding growing up. My knowledge base of exercise consisted of a few memories of PE class and advertisements of Jane Fonda workout videos....more