I hadn’t been to the gym for a few days and was really looking forward to a good workout. It was just after six in the evening and the place was packed but a recumbent bike was available so I signed up for 30 minutes and hopped on, anticipating... Read more
If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f... Read more
"Come and get it!" It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a mealtogether? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an eveni... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
My friend Christine had been trying to lose those last 10 pounds for months, but to no avail. Despite my regular invitations for her to come to the gym with me, she always declined. One Saturday afternoon, she finally agreed to try it out, but on one... Read more
My husband an I started at a small gym today. About all I can say, is I moved. I did the treadmill and it bought killed me. I put my exercise in for today but nothing registered. #exercise... Read more
I have to ride the bike at the gym at around 100rpms to even reach my target heart rate now. Just last week I only had to ride at 72-74rpms.. So needless to say my legs are definitely feeling the difference... Read more
I'm not a big fan of the elliptical at the gym because it's hard for me, I get tired quick. But I did it for 10 minutes today. I'm taking a break from the treadmill cuz my foot/ankle is a lil sore mi think that's a big accomplishment for me... Read more
I smile every time I think about going to the gym after work. I don't get down and think, "Man, I HAVE to go to the gym...39". I smile and think to myself, "Man! I GET to go the gym today! Woot! (little fit pump of success 104).... Read more
Co ed gyms- i do not really like them - but its the only one near me - so i joined . what really drives me crazy is men - feeling the need to look at women - and keep this in mind- i do not work out in makeup ...why do men do this ? they are "not loo... Read more
Last week while I was at the gym, a gentleman in his 60ís got on the treadmill next to mine reeking of Aramis cologne. The only reason I knew the scent was because it is the only cologne my father-in-law has worn for the past 25 years. Let me tell yo... Read more
If your idea of CrossFit is a group of grunting, super-buff weightlifters who will laugh you out of the gym, it's time to send those stereotypes packing. Even the most accomplished CrossFitters started somewhere, and the majority are extremely we... Read more
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