Tag: fitness at home

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 »

Exercise? But... but... I don't wanna!

Exercise?  But... but... I don't wanna!
Do you find yourself thinking that phrase in your mind over and over again when the time comes to suit up in your exercise gear and actually get your workout in?  Well, you’re not alone.  I’ve been heavily into fitness since 2004, and now fitness is my career, and there are still many days when... Read more »

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
“When the situation becomes difficult, the strong will work harder to meet the challenge.” Well, I’m back!  After a month of being almost constantly on the road I’m back with more stories of where I’ve been, what I’ve done, lessons I’ve learned, and also some great tips and stuff for you, as well! I want... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!

"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!
Last year, for Black Friday, I used my Twitter account to share Black Friday deals that I found on Fitness Goods… so, I’m going to be doing that again this year. Not only will I be featuring FITNESS DEALS, but I’ll be sharing links to stores and sites for local businesses that support friends as... 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 »

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 »
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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 »