Tag Archive: Fit Tips

Sep 08

8 Tips for Fitting in Exercise

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Why should you exercise? Exercising is just about having a better looking body. It’s about getting healthy. Exercise helps prevent high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. As we age, exercise helps strengthen our bones preventing osteoporosis.   Government Exercise guidelines are as follows: ~2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity …

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Apr 07

No Pain, No Gain? Sore Muscles Explained!

Today we have a special guest post by Cat Smiley   Anyone who has trained hard understands the intense ‘after-math’ that hits your muscles during the initial stages of working out, or adapting to a new level of training. For the first few days/weeks, if you are training hard there will be an extreme level …

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Mar 14

How 20 pounds are keeping you from living the life of your dreams

A guest post by the author of Curly Girl Fit Life The constant pursuit of weight loss is keeping you from connecting with your passion & your purpose. In a nutshell, trying to be thin has prevented you from living your BEST life.   There, I said it.   I know that some people may …

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Sep 07

Maintaining fitness while recovering from an injury – and I mixed my own granola!

A few weeks ago, I was rear-ended while sitting at a stop light. At first I didn’t think I was injured, however, a week later I was told I had whiplash. So for the past several weeks, I have not been able to do anything in the gym other than using the elliptical. For me, …

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Mar 25

Tips to Regain Your Fitness Mojo

If you’ve been working out long enough, you already know that sooner or later you will hit a fitness funk. Sometimes it comes from overtraining, but more often than not, it sneaks up on you, usually when life has gotten crazy. This happened to me recently. I was pushing along, enjoying my normal gym routine, …

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Feb 25

Healthy Baking Substitutions

When trying to lose weight or eat healthier, we sometimes feel we have to give up our favorite baked goodies, but really, you don’t. Two or three times a month, have dessert night for yourself and the family –  just make them yourself, substituting a few ingredients to make them healthier. I love graphic depictions …

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