Exercising and Gaining Weight? WHAT???

Exercising and Gaining Weight? WHAT???

Yes, sometimes people who exercise actually gain weight - and it's not muscle. I've seen it happen. Not just to others, but myself as well! Long before I began this very blog, and in fact, before I ever worked in the field of fitness, I was a borderline couch potato...
Full Body No Excuses Workout #3

Full Body No Excuses Workout #3

Welcome to December everyone. Let's keep the momentum up through the New Year. If you let it slide after Thanksgiving, it's time to build it back up again.Today's workout is going to focus a lot of core exercises. These core exercises won't just work your abs -...
Healthy Picks: Stocking Stuffers and Great Gifts

Healthy Picks: Stocking Stuffers and Great Gifts

With Black Friday just a few days away, I thought I'd give my two cents for my favorite health or fitness-related stocking stuffers and gifts. Yes, the run the gamut of healthy holiday gifts, but I love them and thought I'd share. From just under $10 to just under...

Full Body No Excuses Workout #2

Here is your second installment of a workout you can do anywhere. All you need is a little bit of room, a little bit of time and a lot of heart. As always, it's important to start with a good warm up. This workout gets progressively more challenging, and will...
Sweet Dispositions: reward yourself without sabotaging your body

Sweet Dispositions: reward yourself without sabotaging your body

True story. I once worked for an incredibly intelligent and successful woman who, like many of us, took pride in her accomplishments. She was a little bit older than me, and more established in her career. She paid extremely close attention to minute details,...

Full Body No Excuses Workout #1

Once every week from now until the New Year, I'm going to send out a 45-minute get-your-butt-in-gear workout that you can do regardless of where you are for this holiday season. All of these workouts will be short, full-body exercises that need minimal equipment....