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Prevention for Packing on the Pounds

Wednesday, December 15, 2010      2 comments

I received a great email today from Kevin Graham, an author speaker and expert on weight loss empowerment that I thought I would share with everyone while the holidays are still upon us: We’ve all heard the saying that an ounce of preventio... Read more

Sleep can improve your fitness

Tuesday, September 07, 2010      1 comments

Love getting these "Fit Tips" emailed to me every Monday morning. Thought I would share this one with the group: IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS BY CATCHING SOME Z's The amount of sleep you get can directly affect your body weight and your abili... Read more

Losing weight but not showing up on scale

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      2 comments

Sometimes, I wish I could just get rid of the scale altogether in this journey for better health and overall fitness. A photography friend and Spark People member who hasn't seen me in a month or so remarked last week that I looked great and sh... Read more

Stomach virus took me down!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

Since last Friday, I've been battling a stomach flu. I knew my body was warning me of something bad on the horizon when I woke up so exhausted Friday I could barely get out of bed. I thought I had just overexerted myself the day before when I pl... Read more

LifeFitness Weekly Fit Tip: Showing Stress Who's the Boss

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      1 comments

As a health and fitness writer at the Denver Post, I get weekly fit tips sent to me by LifeFitness, a designer and manufacturer of high-quality exercise equipment for homes and fitness facilities. I thought it might be helpful to me and others w... Read more

Lifefitness Weekly Fit Tip: Working out with your kid

Thursday, April 08, 2010      0 comments

As a health and fitness writer at The Denver Post, I receive these weekly Fit Tips are provided by Life Fitness, a leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality exercise equipment for fitness facilities and homes worldwide. For more informa... Read more

Upper body training with resistance bands and a balance ball.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      0 comments

Well, if I wasn't aware of my triceps or shoulders before, I certainly am now! I recently purchased some resistance toning bands from the sparkpeople.com store, one in light and one medium band. Let me tell you: those bands are incredibly decept... Read more

Success during Pilates class!

Monday, April 05, 2010      2 comments

Today I was able to perform a pilates move that I've never been able to before! The move sounds pretty simple: You sit up straight with legs straight forward, and use your arms to place and hold a pole first behind your toes, then your arch, the... Read more

Weekly Fit Tips

Tuesday, March 30, 2010      4 comments

As a health and fitness writer at the Denver Post, I get weekly fit tips sent to me by LifeFitness, a designer and manufacturer of high-quality exercise equipment for homes and fitness facilities. I thought it might be helpful to me and others w... Read more

Session with personal trainer

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

I just finished my second session with Kevin, my personal trainer. I noticed a great improvement on my ability to do lunges. Last Friday, the movement was so foreign to me that I had to use a stick to balance myself when I lunged, sorta like hav... Read more

Unexpected workout benefits while just having fun!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

A couple of weeks ago while photographing the National Brotherhood of Skiers in Winter Park, I took my first skiing lesson and a couple of snowmobile tours to the Continent... Read more

My first weight loss compliments and a kick butt personal training session!

Friday, March 12, 2010      4 comments

Today, a friend of mine who hadn't seen me in the last month or so asked me if I had lost some weight. Linda, the staff nurse for the Denver Post said, "You look great! What have you been doing?" Of course I couldn't wait to gush about Sparkpeop... Read more

A guinea pig for a student personal trainer

Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

I hit the fitness jackpot! A family friend is in college studying to become a personal trainer, and he has asked me if I could be his first "client," while he's taking coursework. How fast can you say, "Heck yeah!" I've always wanted ... Read more

First Weigh-in!

Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday, I finally got up the courage to step on the scale. I must have done laundry, walked the dogs, shampooed my hair, cleaned the bathroom -- just about whatever I could think of to delay the moment. When I saw the numbers pop up, I was s... Read more

Finding what I had hoped would stay lost

Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

I just got off deadline and finished writing a health and fitness article for the Denver Post. I still feel like I'm overflowing with adrenaline, so I figured I'd use up some of it by blogging. I'm a firm believer of taking stock of where you'v... Read more


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