If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
Take a trip with me to your post-wedding future, would you?
You found the perfect dress or the just-right tux. You had the big wedding and the fun reception. You spent time together on your honeymoon in total wedded bliss. And now you’re b... Read more
For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work.
According to recent research,... Read more
Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a... Read more
I rejoined the gym a week ago and have been working out for about an hour (divided between both cardio and strength training) at a time every other day. Should I continue to go to the gym every other day, or should I increase my workout frequency?... Read more
... As you're slugging away in cardio, or sore from yesterdays strength workout.
Me? I imagine that I'm training to be a great warrior who will one day save the earth from dragons setting it ablaze. Can't weild a sword if you have no arm strengt... Read more
When I think about skipping my gym workout on the way home from work (thinking "I'm too tired"), I convince myself to go anyway by telling myself I will just "read my kindle" or watch the news at the gym, and workout on the treadmill or stair stepper... Read more
Not as in the sense as joining a gym. I wanted to exercise but I was tired of the same ol' gym workout so I joined a club for women who like to work out, now we go hiking and biking all sorts of things. So in the process I am making new friends and... Read more
You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Keeping exercise equipment around the house. So why does something... Read more
Over the past 30-35 years there has been a huge revolution in the world of athletic footwear. There are literally hundreds of shoes on the market today for every sport one can think of. But, it is very important to wear the proper shoe for the activ... Read more
First gym workout in 6 weeks!
1.25 miles walked at a "1" incline @ 2.5mph
Arm curl 2x10
Overhead Press 30# 2x10
Chest press 30# 2x10
Fly DELT 1x10
Pull down 30# 2x10
Leg Press 80# 3x10
Calf raises on wall 2x10
Step ups 3x10
... Read more
I don't know where to begin... I'm SO frustrated with myself. I make commitment after commitment and get so pumped about staying on track, but then I give into food (or excuses... or both) EVERY single time. I still weigh 165. I still binge. I st... Read more
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