July 16, 2016
summer weight gain

How To Rein In Summer Weight Gain

Does it seem impossible to rein in your summer weight gain? If you are yelling a big “YES” at me right now, I can totally understand. With all the late-night ice cream runs and cook-outs, it can be hard to keep your waist line in check. My family is reunited […]
February 20, 2016
Midlife Fitness Mistakes, fitness over 40

5 Midlife Fitness Mistakes You May Be Making

You know that fitness and exercise are important elements of healthy living, but make sure you are not making these midlife fitness mistakes. I developed a regular fitness habit when my daughter turned one. So, for the past 17 years, I’ve kept a pretty steady schedule at the gym. When I’m […]
October 29, 2015
Inspiration For Body Image

How About Some Midlife Fitness Inspiration

Midlife Fitness Inspiration I thought it was time for a little midlife fitness inspiration on the fitness road. Weight and body image are two significant considerations for women over 40. During a time rife with transition and change, these factors present physical reminders that life really is a series of […]
September 24, 2015
What Are The Fit People On The Front Row Really Thinking?

What Are The Fit People On The Front Row Really Thinking?

You finally muster up the courage to enter a group exercise class after eyeing it through the glass doors for the last several weeks. Even though you have attended the gym for a while you have consistently relegated your new-found resolve to the treadmills and exercise bikes. You’ve noticed the […]
September 18, 2015
My Most Effective Fitness Habits

My Most Effective Fitness Habits

I have been talking about the importance of developing habits in my last few posts because I honestly feel that habit formation is essential for reaching fitness goals. Why? Because it’s not the things that you do on a good day when all the planets are aligned and you have […]
September 10, 2015
Develop A Fitness Habit

Develop A Fitness Habit

It will take you an average of 66 days to develop a fitness habit. We are all familiar with habits. Think about some of your most essential habits; like brushing your teeth or remembering to take your purse or wallet with you wherever you go. How did you develop those […]
September 4, 2015
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When Your Week’s Routine Derails Your Exercise Routine

This is one of those weeks when I just can’t seem to make it to the gym. The week started with a bank holiday and it will end with a Friday morning full of meetings. So, what do you do when your week’s routine derails your exercise routine? Have A […]
August 27, 2015
Is Fitness A Goal For You?

Is Fitness A Goal For You?

If asked, most of us would agree that we want to develop better food and fitness habits. Stories of people who are healthy, fit and strong inspire us. In fact, we are doubly impressed by those people who weren’t healthy, fit and strong, but then decided enough was enough and […]
August 20, 2015

Getting Back Into The Exercise Groove

The summer months can wreck havoc on your exercise schedule. Between the family cook-outs and the day trips, it’s easy to look back over a week only to realize that you didn’t exercise at all. Then, throw in a week or two away from home and you can easily end […]
July 11, 2015
Motivation Sappers For Exercise

Motivation Sappers For Exercise – Dehydration

We all know that water is important for our bodies. It is a frequent message for any discussion on health and fitness. But, do we always listen? I know for me it’s hard to get in the recommended amount of water everyday, even though I know it’s good for me. […]