Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan... Read more
A few years ago, a friend convinced me to try Zumba classes with her. I bought a package of five sessions, excited to see what all the hype was about—until I realized, about thirty seconds into the first class, that the other students had... Read more
When embarking upon any weight-loss or fitness journey, there are bound to be some speedbumps along the way. When those detours threaten to derail your progress, who better to turn to than the men and women who have already reached their long-term go... Read more
I am really in need to lose weight. I will take all the help that I can get. I am over 300 pounds. My biggest problems: 1.)Portion Control. 2.)Eating healthy. I want to eat healthy,but when you don't buy the food in your house it's hard. Thank you.... Read more
I have lived as if I am a hobbit. Eating and drinking whatever I want the last two days!! Its so difficult to stay on track when my husband wants to wine and dine. This hobbit has to stop with the "secondzies" and get #backontrack.
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So here I am trying once again to get this weight off. One of the things I find difficult is eating enough. Like yesterday I had a calorie deficit of about 1500 but got the bare minimum of everything else. I feel like I force myself to eat.... Read more
I only began seeing results when I truly embraced cross-training. My new regimen involves a constant switching back and forth between: running/walking, TRX, spinning, kettlebell, Gravity, pilates, and various forms of yoga. I am finally seeing a whol... Read more
I reward myself weekly. On Sundays I allow myself to get a cup of ice cream and a burger (on wheat, not a bun) and I'll buy a new music video or a couple of songs for the next weeks workout. It keeps me wanting to go to the gym to work out.... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
I can't remember how I first heard about the TRX suspension trainer, but this portable piece of workout equipment caught my eye a few years ago. I continued to see it make appearances on shows like "The Biggest Loser" and in my fitness magazines, so... Read more
October marks a new fiscal year and new opportunity to switch up my workout routine. I've added 3 strength training days (TRX) and an additional day of cycle, which I really enjoy. I’ve also inspired a friend to start working out and have offered to... Read more
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