Posts tagged "chalene johnson"

Was Making a New Year's Resolution a Waste of Time?

Was Making a New Year's Resolution a Waste of Time?
A lot of people start the beginning of every year making a bunch of empty promises to themselves, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  Is the concept of making a New Year’s Resolution a great idea that everyone should embrace, or is it just another fad that we do because society tells us... 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 »

Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Fitness Deals From Beachbody

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are huge shopping days for people to find special deals, so I couldn’t pass up the chance to make sure you knew about these specials. It’s not often that Beachbody programs go on sale for this much, and they’ve given me the chance to offer these special prices to you,... Read more »
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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 »

Healthy Pumpkin Bars

Healthy Pumpkin Bars
This recipe comes compliments of Chalene Johnson, one of my favorite fitness gurus!   Ingredients:Wet: 1 c egg whites 1 ½ c sugar 1 c applesauce 2 c canned pumpkin Dry: 2 c all purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 TB baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg... Read more »

11 Healthy Eating Habits of Fit People

11 Healthy Eating Habits of Fit People
by Chalene Johnson on September 22, 2011 in Healthy Living Getting fit and staying slim doesn’t happen by accident.  In my twenty years in the fitness industry, I’ve seen it all, and I’ve noticed what works!  The people who are able to reach their healthy weight and happily maintain it have adopted a specific set... 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 »

An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete

An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete
Well, it’s time.  I’ve registered for the Metro Dash – http://www.metrodash.com/chicago/ A friend first posted it on Facebook, and it peaked my interest, but I do admit that it scared me a little.  Even though I’m obviously into fitness, I get a little intimidated by events such as these… but I decided to step outside... Read more »

My Weekend With Shaun T

My Weekend With Shaun T
This past weekend I had the honor of attending the EMPOWER Fusion fitness convention and going through a STRIDE training with Shaun T (famed for Insanity and Hip Hop Abs).  I had worked out with Shaun T in the past, both on video and in person, but I never really had the opportunity to spend... Read more »
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Find Your Fitness Role Model

Yoga instruction famed for her Toe Sox ad campaigns.  Strength and beauty embodied!
It’s important, when setting fitness goals, that you know what you are going for as an ultimate goal.  Do you have someone who you really look up to?  Someone who inspires you to reach your own fitness goals?  If not, perhaps you need to find someone.  That person can be a celebrity, a trainer, a... Read more »