Tag: weight loss

Your Top 10 Fitness Questions Answered

Should I workout when injured?  How soon will I see results? Why do I need to stretch?  How do I know how much weight to lift?  These, and many more, are questions I get a lot, and since they’ve been answered so well by Steve Edwards, I figured I’d let him take the wheel and... Read more »

Create a Fitness Dream Board For Success!

So, it’s the New Year, and perhaps you’ve started your journey towards a NEW YOU?  If the answer is YES I HAVE, then this activity could be something FUN for you to do.  It’ll also give you a visual goal to keep in front of your face at all times, reminding you of what you... 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 »
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Do You Track Your Workouts For Results? Stop Wasting Your Time...

… and by “stop wasting your time,” I mean that you are wasting your time if you aren’t tracking your progress and results. All too often I see people going to a gym, or doing a home workout, and just throwing their bodies around not really knowing what they did, what weight they were really... Read more »

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2
This week has really been focused on inspiration… finding those qualities that inspire you to be better, and finding the role models who inspire you to be better.  I’m continuing by sharing another one of my fitness role models with you all, in hopes that she may inspire some of you too. One of my... Read more »

Superhero In Training...

Superhero In Training...
When I was a little girl I always looked up to strong female figures.  At the time, that figure was She-Ra and the various characters on She-Ra.  I was always inspired by warriors.  Just when things looked bleak, they seemed to pull through and win the fight.  As I got older, my sights started to... Read more »
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Piercing The Darkness... With Positive Motivation!

Today there is an e-event taking place today called “Piercing The Darkness”. The basis behind this event is that you will leave positive affirmation notes in random places for people to find and, hopefully, brighten their day. I decided to take this day to post messages at the gyms where I work… providing motivation for... Read more »

Are Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions Solid for Success?

Are Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions Solid for Success?
Every year we make resolutions, and every year most people give up on fitness related ones in less than a month. I find that the reason a lot of people do this is because they weren’t strong enough to start, or they just weren’t properly planned out and executed. If you are already starting to... Read more »

My Journey From Couch To Fitness... Part Deux. Replacing Bad Habits With Good Habits.

My Journey From Couch To Fitness... Part Deux.  Replacing Bad Habits With Good Habits.
Getting started is the hardest part.  That’s the reason so many people give up on health and fitness.  It’s about developing new habits that will become life long habits.  Fitness and nutrition are not about quick results or short-cut answers, they are about finding something you can live with for the rest of your life,... Read more »
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Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Treats

Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Treats
Ok, I cannot take credit for this post, but I also know I couldn’t have come up with a better array of treats!  These are FANTASTIC!  If you want healthy options for your Halloween party, you simply need to check these out, because they are so fun!  Who says Halloween needs to be all about... Read more »