Posts tagged "fitness at home"

Do You Have Proper Gym Etiquette?

Do You Have Proper Gym Etiquette?
A lot of people workout by going to gyms.  A lot of these same people complain when things aren’t kept clean, put back where they belong, or any number of things.  Let me tell you, puppies, that is on you!  One of the main reasons things get out of order at gyms is because we... Read more »

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength
Push-ups are the nemesis of many who pursue fitness.  Whenever I’m teaching a class and announce that it’s time for push-ups, there’s usually an array of various groans from around the room due to people not really wanting to do them.  The reason a lot of people don’t want to do push-ups is because, well,... Read more »

The Triumphs of a Chubby Superheroine

The Triumphs of a Chubby Superheroine
For those who may not know, which is most of you, I dress up like a superhero from time to time.  Cosplay is something that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years.  I’ve been doing it since around 2007, simply because I went to school for theatre and I’ve always enjoyed wearing costumes... Read more »
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A New Year, A New Me: Time to Attack this Autoimmune Disorder!

A New Year, A New Me:  Time to Attack this Autoimmune Disorder!
2014 is bringing about a new focus on my health, and it’s a mindset towards health that I hope to help everyone adopt.  When you think of health do you generally gravitate towards weight loss and how you look in the mirror?  Most people do, I know I have for years… that is, until my... Read more »

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?
Many people are under the assumption that one personal trainer is like the next, but I can assure you that this is far from the truth.  Personal trainers should never be viewed as a one size fits all mold.  They come in all shapes, sizes, sexes, experience levels, specialties, and personality types.  All too often... Read more »

Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?

Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?
I want to get one on one with you in this blog post.  I want to teach you how to set effective goals and share my reasons why I think setting goals this way is good for you.  So, let’s have a little one on one chat, shall we?  In this video I’m going to... Read more »
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Fit Food Friday: Are You Celebrating Non-GMO Month?

Fit Food Friday: Are You Celebrating Non-GMO Month?
Are you celebrating Non-GMO month?  If you aren’t, that’s ok, because I didn’t know it was officially Non-GMO month either, until Whole Foods sent me an email.  You’ve likely been reading a lot on the web about GMOs (genetically modified organisms; in other words, scientifically played with in a lab), and you aren’t sure if... Read more »

Workout Wednesday! Beginner Chair Exercises With Dumbbells.

A lot of people tend to put strength training on the back burner.  Sometimes it’s because they don’t know what to do, but other times it may be because they are scared of hurting themselves.  It’s important for all ages and all levels to incorporate strength training into their lives.  Because I want to make... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness

Motivation Monday:  Mike T. Gets Shredded With Home Fitness
Welcome to a new chapter in Fitness At Home.  In asking people the types of things they’d like to see from this blog, MOTIVATIONAL STORIES was a big one!  I want to help inspire you with success stories from all across the realm using various home fitness methods.  I’m starting with a friend of mine,... Read more »
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The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries
Admit it, you grab a pastry on the go more than you’d like to admit.  I’m going to raise my hand and admit guilt.  Sometimes you are on the go and it’s the only option between eating something or starving yourself (unless you’ve packed snacks, in which case you win!).  I’ve been seeing signs at... Read more »