You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Mornings are crazy in my house, as I’m sure they are for many of you. Every morning, I try to exercise and do some work before my family gets up. Then, I make breakfast for my four kids and me, maybe throw in some laundry and deal with any emer... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
Are you someone who jumps out of bed each day, bursting with energy and ready to go? If not (and not many people are!), then you aren’t alone in wondering how morning exercisers do it. Somehow it must be easier for them to get up wh... Read more
Doctor's office this morning to check out my running injury. Had to climb on the scales. Sigh. I hate scales. But good news I am on the road to fixing my injury to get back to what I love. I have gained since I stopped and it is discouraging.... Read more
Must have done my "early weigh in" wrong yesterday.
Did my actual weekly weigh in this morning I made sure to step off the scale then back on 5 times to make are I was seeing the number 148 right this morning. Woohoo! 32lbs dropped!... Read more
I'm not sure where I read this, possibly Women's Health or Sparkpeople, but I thought I'd share because it really helped me get out of bed this morning. Once you're in bed for the night, about to fall asleep, visualize getting up in the morning, putt... Read more
I keep a gym bag with workout clothes in my car, so I case I can't do my morning routine I don't have an excuse not to work out after work. Sometimes I change at work and head home and go for my walk right away. I find once I have my exercise gear on... Read more
I am not a morning person. When my alarm goes off at 7:30 a.m., I like to hit snooze at least once or twice. Even when I finally give in and open my eyes, I will lie in bed in protest for up to 15 minutes before I even move my body or get up. But jus... Read more
Chances are, you've worked out with Denise Austin before. After all, her "Getting Fit" TV program ran for a decade on ESPN and "America's favorite fitness expert" has sold more than 20 million exercise videos/DVDs during the span of her 25-year caree... Read more
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