Posts in category "Fitness Books"

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 »

Top Fitness Gifts For Beginners And Advocates This Christmas

FitBit Fitness Tracking Device.
There are lots of calorie counting devices out there, but this one seems to be the easiest to use at the best price.  I haven't tried it, myself, but I've tried others.  My friend, who uses this device, says it's great because it's tiny, it syncs with devices great (and with MyFitnessPal.com), it's accurate, it has a great social function, and so much more. I'm thinking I may have to get one for myself (because I've been underwhelmed by the BodyBugg, BodyMedia, and Nike Fuel Band options).
http://www.fitbit.com/
(you can read my friend's full review of this device here: http://geekfitguy.tumblr.com/post/36075253611/my-first-day-with-the-fitbit-one)
Fitness is a touchy subject when it comes to giving people gifts, as you don’t want to risk offending someone or getting someone something that they didn’t ask for.  That being said, before I get into my gift suggestions, I want to give you some tips for when it comes to buying fitness related gifts... Read more »

TOP FITNESS PICKS For Your 2012 Home Fitness Resolutions!

There are so many ways to lose weight and get in shape out there that it’s hard to know where to start!  Magazines, DVDs from the store or online, fitness workouts on your “on demand,” apps for your Smart Phone… the list could go on.  So, to help you on your journey, I’m listing my... Read more »
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Get Your FREE Fitness Trading Card Deck At the CEC Show This Weekend!

Get Your FREE Fitness Trading Card Deck At the CEC Show This Weekend!
If you come out to the Chicago Entertainment Collectors Expo in Carol Stream tomorrow night (Friday), or Saturday during the early morning or afternoon, you can come to my booth and enter a raffle to win a copy of ChaLEAN Extreme.  All proceeds go to the Treasure Chest Foundation.  For entering the raffle you’ll get... 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 »

Fitness At Home <3's PILATES

This morning I subbed for a mat pilates class at LA Fitness and I rediscovered how much I absolutely LOVE pilates.  The main focus on Pilates is on the CORE (front, back and sides), but it will also really work the upper body and legs, all while giving you a GREAT stretch! I admit, Pilates... Read more »
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