Posts in category "Family Fitness"

New Webcomic Promotes Fitness Awareness And Education

New Webcomic Promotes Fitness Awareness And Education
It’s becoming more and more apparent every day that fitness and wellness are important topics that should be discussed, but it seems like we continually fall short no matter how hard we try (or we are distracted by fads or gimmicks).  Besides being a fitness professional, I’m also a self-confessed nerd (and many people have... Read more »

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas
It’s no brain science… having an accountability partner with exercise and nutrition is VERY valuable.  If you are part of a couple (married, relationship, siblings, or even simply friends) you will find great support if you can get the other person on the bandwagon with you!  So, rather than fall victim to the same ol’... Read more »

Do's And Don't's For When You Are Trying To Get Fit... And Your Significant Other Is Not.

I asked on my Facebook Page what topic people would like me to blog about, and that the first submitted topic would win the post.  I received this topic suggestion: How to deal with a significant other that isn’t quite on board with a healthier lifestyle So, this blog is my response to that dilemma. ... Read more »
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Free Health and Wellness Seminar en Español!

If you live in Chicago, or the surrounding areas, and you speak Spanish I want to make sure you know about an event happening on July 14th.  Jael Weber, from Beachbody, will be in Berwyn, IL leading a health and wellness seminar in Spanish (there will be an English translator present).  This event will be... Read more »

Black Friday Fitness Deals

Tomorrow is Black Friday… which means that almost everywhere you shop is going to have some mega sales.  A lot of people focus on electronics, but I want to show you about some FITNESS deals that will be happening tomorrow! Throughout the day today, I’ll be posting my finds on my Twitter account at www.twitter.com/turbomelanieb,... Read more »

Get Your Kids To Enjoy Fitness With MIGHTY ME

I was directed to this website by none other than Tony Horton (creator of P90X).  Have you heard of MIGHTY ME?  I think it’s a BRILLIANT idea!  If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve seen past posts about fitness/nutrition and children.  I think it’s extremely important to start teaching our kids about the importance of... Read more »
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Gift Of Fitness = Toys For Kids?

Last year I did a charity event called Turbo For Tots.  I offered a free Turbo Kick class to anyone who brought a toy donation for Toys for Tots.  This year, due to my crazy schedule, I’ve been unable to organize this event again.  However, I still want to give back. Opening presents on Christmas... Read more »

Get Your Kids Into Fitness The Right Way!

Alright, parents… guess what!?  YOU are role models!  Scary, right?  The things you do are often reflected by your kids, so why not instill good habits in them?  Habits in not only attitude, but also in commitment, health, fitness, forgiveness, love… the list could go on, of course. So, how do you get your kids... Read more »