Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
My saboteur is learning! Coming home from shopping he said he wanted to get something to eat. Told him if it was fast food he could stop but I would find something at home. He said he would, too, since I couldn't eat from the same place. Finally! LOL... Read more
Gym fees add up and cost you even if you don't use it. I prefer to use a fitWii in my underwear or shorts. I also purchase a cheap stair master. Walking in the neighborhood is free! My time is very limited so trying to get to a gym was impossible... Read more
Straight from work to the gym is my routine, Friday to Tuesday morning. Cardio, crunches and weights so far it's working for me. Most of all I really enjoy it pain and all.. I'm loving me some me!!!!... Read more
Off to the gym...long cardio session, followed by strength training (GRR-I don't like it but I'm forcing myself to do it in year 2 of my lifestyle journey). :-) Have a happy Saturday! Check out my blog post for today-cooking up a storm!... Read more
Don't just throw away those little disposable winter hand warmer packets after you've come in from the cold. Most of them stay warm for hours, and you can use them for many things! Toss them in your bed to warm it up before you go to sleep. Set yo... Read more
You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Keeping exercise equipment around the house. So why does something... Read more
When economic times are tough, consumers have to find ways to tighten their wallets and trim spending. Although gym memberships and fancy home equipment are nice to have, often they become something we can no longer afford. According to new researc... Read more
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