A couple of years ago, I took on my first vegetable garden. In previous years I had watched my husband start the garden and, as the Summer became busy, it would turn into a weedy mess. Usually after the weeds would take over, I would reluctantly go in and help bring it back to life. One […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of my favorite gifts this year? The Fit Bit. I admit, I was skeptical. I tend to be more of a natural health gal, using my intuition to guide me in matters of health and nutrition. I like to walk outside when possible. I don’t eat when I’m not hungry. I don’t push myself […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.” -Eleanor Roosevelt Fit Mommy confession: I used to be terrified of biking on the road. I also (still) have a fear of falling off of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
To stay current (and ACE certified), I have to keep up with classes and training info. Last weekend, I attended an interesting seminar and not only caught up on some credits, but had an opportunity to geek out on some of the latest in fitness research and trends. One of the classes was all about trends in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After my shameless self-promotion moment, I realized that I should probably get my little blogging booty in gear. Why not talk about my favorite booty action?…Wait, I mean my favorite exercises for the glutes! (For those whose mind went straight to the gutter!) The gluteal muscles are made up of three major muscles and one minor: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Have you seen those adorable pictures of moms, holding their precious (smiling, of course) newborns and using them to complete exercise reps? Awww…that looks wonderful and easy, doesn’t it? I have to give this one the big ‘ole thumbs down. First of all, my “little baby” started out at 10 lbs via the eviction method […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Be fierce this Friday! Take on my challenge of the day. I don’t know if this is inspired by the paint fumes I was breathing in yesterday or the fact that I was wearing a cheetah print sports bra during my workout today, but I am ready to inspire your inner and outer growl! These […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Are you in a workout rut? Do you always pick the same machine at the gym or at home? Do you always run the same amount of time? Do you simply just exercise or do you want to see some REAL results? Today is the day to add in some of my favorite strength training […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Fit Mommy Note: John contacted me and sent me this informative blog about hearing loss. Over the last few months he has been researching and writing about hearing loss (children/family health, hearing loss, aging, etc) and then decided to begin blogging about these topics. He is very passionate about these issues, and since this past May […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 10 years, you know the importance of adding physical fitness into your life on a regular basis. Staying physically active keeps you healthy and strong, improves your attitude, encourages longevity and generally makes you a more pleasant person. You’ve been through all the excuses on why it’s too […]Continue Reading... No Comments.