Sweating: 10 Great Benefits

Sweating: 10 Great Benefits

Sweating. Some of us can’t stand sweat, but most of us are ok with it – at least when it comes to working out. Years ago, I dragged a friend of mine along to a spinning class for her first time. When she finished, she looked like she had a good workout, but in no way...
My Favorite Shoe for Exercise: Broken Down & Beat Up

My Favorite Shoe for Exercise: Broken Down & Beat Up

Last year while running a half marathon in Chicago, I spent some time talking with a guy who was running barefoot. The ball of his foot was taped to protect his skin from glass and debris. Clearly, I wasn’t racing hard, or I wouldn’t be chatting with a stranger about...
Scale Crazy: 8 Tips To Manage Weight Without Using A Scale

Scale Crazy: 8 Tips To Manage Weight Without Using A Scale

When I was in college, I used to workout in my dormitory’s fitness center. I joined it for something like $60 a year (if that). It was cheap, open long hours and easy to get to…just an elevator trip away. That was college, and I wouldn’t exactly refer to myself as...

Healthy Foods to Eat on Vacation or Traveling for Work

I am on spring break right now with  my family!  Before I left my house, I made sure we had everything healthy we needed to eat…at least while traveling. As an aside, “healthy snack packing” wasn’t exactly my forte years back. I’m from the Milwaukee area. Before I...
A Food Journal & New Workout to Boost Your Fitness

A Food Journal & New Workout to Boost Your Fitness

Have you ever started a healthy eating diet, only to be derailed by a night out, a wedding, a family vacation or some other event that takes you out of your routine? Getting back on track after falling out of routine is often the lynch pin of maintaining a healthy...