Posts in category "fitness"

Accomplishing fitness goals

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Accomplishing fitness goals No matter how small nor how huge, accomplishing fitness goals feels exhilarating.  Getting your mind in gear  for accomplishing fitness goals should start with a small obtainable goal.  If you set your eyes on the end result, you will quit before you start. I’m not saying don’t look at the end result... Read more »

Helping youth through fitness event in Bolingbrook, IL

Helping youth through fitness event in Bolingbrook, IL
Helping youth through fitness With child obesity on the rise, I love to hear how communities come together by helping youth through fitness.  I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to Lindsey Smith (founder and former executive director of Heart Haven Outreach) on the phone.  Before I tell you how they are helping youth through... Read more »

Preventing college weight gain tips

Preventing college weight gain tips
Preventing College Weight Gain I wished I would have looked up preventing college weight gain when I was a freshman of college.  I recall the dining commons was a huge buffet of endless fried foods, sweet and gooey foods or salty goodness.  I would visit the salad bar but that would mean ranch dressing all... Read more »
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Fun Fitness on July 4th: video of Fitbloggin FitMob to inspire

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Fun Fitness There is no reason that July 4th should NOT be filled with fun fitness of more fitmob action at your local picnic, mall, bank, and store.  Why should we just watch the fireworks and not burn calories? Why not get involved in fun fitness and dance your way to the beat of the... Read more »

How to get support for larger breasts when working out.

How to get support for larger breasts when working out.
How to get support for larger breasts when working out I have always been well endowed ever since 6th grade and finding support for larger breasts has been a challenge.  I use to be a 52DDD when I first started losing weight and searching for that supportive sports bra seemed to be a joke.  As... Read more »

Marathon training: run schedule and trainers

Marathon training: run schedule and trainers
Marathon Training This past week I was able to meet my marathon trainers from Fitness Formula Club in Chicago.  I’m excited about starting marathon training.  I joined a team with Bright Pink to help raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer support/education because of a friend encouraging me to do so. We learned what to... Read more »
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5K run goal achieved and reflections

5K run goal achieved and reflections
5K Run In January when my friend encouraged me to sign up for the April Fool’s 5K run, I thought this is crazy cause I’m not a runner.  I started the couch to 5K (c25K) program app on my phone and feel that helped me to build up endurance and stamina.  As I trained for... Read more »

5K run: I'm running this Saturday and upcoming 5K events you can run

5K run: I'm running this Saturday and upcoming 5K events you can run
5K run This Saturday I’m ready for my 5K run in Bloomingdale, Illinois for the April Fool’s 5K.  Proceeds go to benefit Stepping Stones for Women of Domestic Violence and is hosted by Ducat Chiropractic and Sports Medicine.  This 5K run is closed but maybe you would like to cheer everyone on at the finish line. I started training... Read more »

Swim For Fitness

Swim For Fitness
Swim For Fitness My Gwynspiration Healthy Habits Challenge is on its third week with 29 challengers and going strong.  The mini challenge this week is to plan two different days of fun fitness.  I decided to swim for fitness for my one day.  My son had a mid week day off of school due to... Read more »
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Big Bang Theory Show: Fitness Game

Big Bang Theory Show: Fitness Game
Big Bang Theory Show: The Big Bang Theory Show has been my favorite tv show on CBS since I first watched it with my father-in-law.  In the past 5 years, I believed tv shows were lacking creativity, fun, and laugh factor in the sitcom catergory.  Seeing Big Bang Theory Show stopped my disappointment in TV because it... Read more »