Vow to Ditch the Scale!

There is one place all women can agree they hate standing…and that is on a scale.  We wince as we wait for that number to flash, allowing it to define us and determine whether we are going to have a good or bad day (because we would never dare step on that evil thing if it wasn’t first thing in the morning, after going to the bathroom, and being stark naked…am I right?).  ...more
I thought I was the only person who was like this !  I now weigh and measure myself once a ...more

The 30 Day Challenge Phenomenon

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably seen more than one 30 day fitness challenge pop up in your newsfeed. And, if you’re like me, the last week seems to have more than the usual volume of 30 day challenges....more

When It Comes To Exercise, Do Something (anything!) You Love

I was so excited to read a New York Times article this past week ("Losing Weight Might Require Some Serious Fun", click HERE to read it) that showed the importance of making exercise fun.  The article talks about a study done with two groups of women....more

Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth While Avoiding Sugar

So we're doing this 21-Day Eat Clean Challenge, and it's got me thinking about things I do to keep my healthy diet on track. I have been on-and-off the Cleaning Eating wagon for years, though each year I feel like it gets easier and easier and I do better and better. I found the hardest thing for me was getting rid of sugar. I have SUCH a sweet tooth, but the older I get, the more I feel really awful when I eat it....more

A Plus-Size Girl Walks into a Barre Studio

A few months ago, I started a new job with a political consulting company.  One of the things I really like about it is being surrounded by people who are healthy and active, but not judgmental.  Several of them are really into Barre classes. Barre is a challenging, non-impact workout that focuses on ballet-like movements to help sculpt and tone your body. ...more
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I needed motivation and I found it!

I've been searching for motivation to get moving again.  After my last 1/2 marathon, I just haven't been able to find a reason to get moving.  It's been 3 months!  I really needed to get off the couch and do something more then walking to and from my twice weekly excerise class....more

Baobab Wellness Presents: Family Fit Brunch Series

  We’ve been planning, crying, talking, hustling and we’re only a few days away from the first of our monthly series Family Fit Brunch. ...more
This sounds like a great event.  Wish I was there to come out and support.more

6 Best Alternative Sports for Women Athletes' Fitness

Sports does not build your character, it reveals it, says Heywood Broun, an American journalist. Sports is the microcosm of the society, says Billie Jean King, a former American tennis player. Many such quotes, many definitions, many views and ideas, sports is simply a wonderful thing, no matter whether you just watch it or take part....more

ZOOMA Women's Running Series-Annapolis

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsCome visit this mama for healthy recipes and inspirational running stories!http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/2014/06/08/zooma-annapolis-recap/There are so may awesome rewards and benefits about being an Ambassador for races but let me just say not all Ambassador partnerships rock. Some races just throw out a name and give the ambassador an entry and that’s the end of story… but some programs are beyond amazing. Some including ZOOMA Women’s Series....more

June Fitness Goals: 10k

Amber @ Fit, Foodie RunsStop by for healthy recipes and running inspiration:http://www.fitfoodieruns.com/2014/06/07/june-fitness-goals-10k/Hi there! Happy Saturday!Things are finally slowing down a bit and I took advantage of the beautiful Friday we had yesterday....more