Five Fitness Myths That Won’t Go Away


If your goal is to get into better shape and live a healthier lifestyle- take heart. There are literally thousands of resources available to you to help you in that endeavor. Those resources, unfortunately don’t always give you the most accurate information. It can be difficult sometimes to divide the good from the bad whencontinue reading

Changing Things Up: How To Bring Life to a Dull Routine


Let’s face it- there are times when an exercise routine can be boring.  The motivation to go beyond that last repetition, that one mile more can only take you so far.  Sooner or later, your going to reach a point where your body and mind yell at you “No more!  I’m bored out of mycontinue reading

Keeping Up the Pace


We’re told to”keep up the pace”  or to “move it” like we’re some sort of car on a race track.  It’s enough to drive a person batty sometimes.   The other day I was over at the gym, working out on one of the stationary bikes, going for my customary 3 mile wind down ridecontinue reading

Do You Know How to Breathe?

jumping rope

I know, it sounds like a silly question.  Of course you know how to breathe.  You do it everyday, right? Here’s the thing though– breathing the right way during your exercise routine can mean the difference between getting really winded by the end or having a great workout.  If you think about it, the purposecontinue reading

5 Work-Out Routines You Can Do At Home

5 Work-Out Routines You Can Do At Home

As a busy working mom, it is difficult to go to the gym every day much less at all. Knowing that it would be near impossible for me to commit to a gym membership, I set out to find some work-outs that I could do at home.  Now, even the home work-outs may be difficultcontinue reading

Target Acquired: Setting Goals for Exercising in 2014

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Ah, the month of January. The time of  year when hope and enthusiasm abounds, especially when it comes to an exercise program.  This is it. This is the month when the battle cries of “I’m going to lose weight!”  or  “I’m going to eat healthier!”  or even the classic “I’m going to get into bettercontinue reading