As I’ve matured as an athlete, I’ve learned many things. But the most important lesson has been that you can learn to do a lot more in less time. You can spend ten hours a week training for a marathon. You can move mountains to get to a yoga class twice a week. But all of that takes time out of your busy day, away from kids and family, and away from your normal commitments. It doesn't need to be that way. If your goal is to get fit, all you need is fifteen minutes and a commitment. Some ... Continue Reading
Get sexy, toned arms by changing your diet and lifting weights.
Many women’s health magazines say you can get great, toned arms if you do their prescribed exercises (in 4 weeks or less). I am here to argue that you can’t get those arms doing what they say. It is my belief that most women featured in Women’s Health Magazines are: Too skinny Don’t really have sexy, toned arms Don’t eat enough protein or healthy fats to really get defined arms What kind of arms do you want? The kind that are simply toned or do you want real womanly ... Continue Reading
We’ve got a variety of fitness tools that will keep you active no matter where you are.
It's not always easy for a mom to get in a workout, but we've got a variety of fitness tools that will keep you active no matter where you are. Shoes If you were to grab a workout “on-the-go” style or were heading to the park with your kids, what fitness gadget could you grab and go? What’s your first thought? Mine would be my shoes. Can’t go grab a workout in flip flops now can you? Make sure you have a pair of shoes accessible for a quick jog, sprinting on the grass, or even ... Continue Reading
Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected places, including the grocery store and park.
I know lots of moms who always want to exercise, but, can’t always make the commitment to get to the gym. There are so many ways to accomplish this one goal, that I’d like to share some ideas with you. I’ve previously written about getting your kids outside for 15 minutes of activity before you go home and now I’d like to give some solid “nuts and bolts” for YOU, the parent, to do while you’re kids are playing. Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected ... Continue Reading