Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Health Nut If you are anything like me, once the holiday season begins so does your list of gifts to buy. Which is why I put together this Health and Fitness Wish List. These are all things I’d be happy to receive. (Hint, hint to anyone looking to get me a gift!) Some of these things I already have and I know … [Read more...] about Health and Fitness Wish List
Let's Have a Healthy Thanksgiving Shall We? Celebrating Thanksgiving with family is one of our favorite times of the year! However, while the holidays are a time to get together with family and friends, every party and gathering is also an excuse to take a holiday from your healthy eating habits. Here are a few tips that will help you and your family stay on … [Read more...] about How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving
When I first started getting into fitness, it was mostly all running or cardio on the elliptical machine. I’d feel wonderful after my workouts, but, other than being able to run longer, I didn’t see much change in my body. It wasn’t until I started weight training that I really fell in love with all aspects of fitness. Muscles I never saw before started showing up. I felt … [Read more...] about Where’s the Muscle?
Directions - This is a Tabata workout: 20 seconds of a very high intensity exercise (e.g., sprints, burpees, squat jumps, etc.) followed by 10 seconds of rest. Repeat exercises A. and B. 4 times each for a total of 4 minutes per set. Set 1 A. Mountain climbers B. Dead bugs Set 2 A. Runners lunge B. … [Read more...] about Spooky Halloween Workout
We have all been there, eating right throughout the week without cheating and getting in our daily workouts and then something gets in our way. The kids are up in the middle of the night and we miss a workout, a family BBQ is scheduled for the weekend and we indulge a little too much. We place an extreme amount of stress upon ourselves to stay on course and when a … [Read more...] about Health and Fitness Should NOT Be an All or Nothing Debate