Week #1 of being healthy...SUCCESS!

Had a great first week - 5 out of 7 days at the gym (love my new #CitySport at #Stonestown in #SF ) and working hard to eat healthier as well.  Getting used to the bike (30 minutes) and then the treadmill for another (20-30 minutes)...the last 2 days I've even managed to work my way upstairs and use the weight machines as the first few days I opted for swimming laps....more

DIY Self-Promotion

A few weeks (now, several months) back, while working on another project, I came up with the bright idea to do some self-promoting. Everyone walks around wearing t-shirts, baseball hats or even carrying a tote bag promoting something. Well if I want to attract more visitors to my site, I need to get the name out there....more

2013 Has Come To An End & 2014 Will Be Epic!!!

Today is the absolute last day of 2013.   As I write this post and reflect on the highlights and lowlights of 2013, I have a lot for which to be thankful....more

Yoga is HARD

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The Privacy of Personal Training Montclair NJ: It May Be for You as It Was for Me

Find out why personal training Montclair NJ turned out to be preferable to group or gym sessions for one would-be weight-loser.  And what started him on his journey to fitness was just a musty closet and a pair of pants....more

Gym Observations: Workout Barbie vs. Sweaty Barbie

*Sweaty Barbie refused to be photographed.*1. Workout Barbie: She enters the gym as though we're all expecting her a la "the p...more

How about an Ab workout for you?

Lisa KinderLisakinder.com@LisamariekinderAB WORKOUT1. Reverse crunches- 252. Sit-ups-503. Alternating Leg Lifts -304. High Plank -2mins5. Push-ups -206. Forearm Plank-1 minute 7. Side Plank- 30 secs each side8. Bridge- 25*repeat circuit 2-3 times bases on ability level* Ps. If you can only get through the circuit once, keep at it and be consistent and work your way up to repeating =)...more

I’m Too Slow for Run Clubs, and That’s Ok

I typically run around a 10 minute mile. Even as a high school basketball player, I’ve never been terribly quick so I see my pace as being more of a comfortable stride that keeps me out there doing 5Ks and perhaps the annual 10-miler or half marathon. To be honest, I’m quite happy with my speed. So when Chris and I moved here to the San Francisco Bay Area, I saw the local run clubs at two nearby athletic stores as not only being a way to find some new running trails, but also to meet new people....more

November Exercise Challenge: Beat the Holiday Bulge!

As always, please check with your healthcare provider if you have any specific healthcare needs, and to make sure that you can partake in this challenge. You can always feel free to add or omit weights based upon your personal fitness levels.  And before and after pictures are always a plus so we can see how much we’ve all improved our form!...more

Speedminton - A new sport for everybody!

I recently discovered this new game and I love it. It´s easy to learn, an simple workout and makes so much fun.  Speedminton is like Tennis and Badminton – two (or four) opponents facing each other, each defending their “side” or “scoring area” while trying to score on their opponents. But unlike Tennis and Badminton Speedminton does not have a net in between the scoring areas so it´s easy to set up and all you need is two rackets and a Speeder....more