There Is No Cheating, Just Choices

There Is No Cheating, Just Choices

We have all been there. That post-indulgence, sick, guilty, “beat yourself up” feeling after you have “cheated” on your diet. The sticky, unshakable sense of remorse and regret that clings to you the moment the food hits your stomach. That little voice inside of you asking, “Why did I do that??” “What was I thinking?” “Man, I wish I hadn’t blown it.”

For some of us, that voice is harsher, less inquisitive, more unkind.…

Travel Tabata Workout From The Tower Of Hercules In La Coruna, Spain

Travel Tabata Workout From The Tower Of Hercules In La Coruna, Spain

This year my husband and I did the “glamp” version of The Camino De Santiago. We started out in Ourense, Spain and walked 25km a day for five days until we entered through the gates of Santiago De Compostela. This trek is a story in and of itself, (for some reason I have not been able to bring myself to write about it.) But today we are focusing on those segments of travel where you don’t have exercise planned into your day.…

How Can A Deck Of Cards Make You Super Strong?

How Can A Deck Of Cards Make You Super Strong?

If I look back at the times when I was inconsistent in my workout, it had a lot to do with the fact I was completely bored. I would head to the gym and do thirty minutes of cardio and then my six weight exercises, abs, stretch and head home.…

How To Contract The Butt And Core More Effectively

How To Contract The Butt And Core More Effectively

Having the ability to engage your muscles in a way that protects and supports your body is essential for survival.

(Cue peckish Rottweiler that just found a hole in his fence.)

Running for safety, dodging a bullet, or leaping out of the way of a stray Lego piece requires agility, speed, and quickness.…

Five-Minute Burst Circuit Workouts For Every Room

Five-Minute Burst Circuit Workouts For Every Room

Below is a burst workouts article I wrote for FIX.com, and it first appeared in their November 7, 2016, Blog posting. Check it out HERE

I know I am not unique in having a gross shortfall in discretionary time. It appears there is a never-ending list of appointments and things to do and not nearly enough time for self-care.…

The Fitness Gifts Santa Should Know About

The Fitness Gifts Santa Should Know About

I know. None of us want to say it. We are afraid to offend, afraid of what the repercussions might be if the conversation doesn’t go well. I am pretty sure no one to date has been willing to take the risk…until now. I am. I am ready.…