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.
My mission is to help moms be strong, fit and confident. That’s why this year I have taken on two campaigns that I entitle the “Fit Mommy” Adventure. I ask one deserving mom to put up with my workouts for two months and help her to lose inches, learn about fitness, and get stronger. This […]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.
I see women and men crunching their tummies and contorting themselves in all sorts of weird ways in the pursuit of perfect waists. All of these various moves crunch the abs like a mashed accordion: Squeeze, Push, Crunch… Here’s a new idea for your squashed abs: Try lengthening the abdomen. After working with so many clients […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
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.
I bet you have a favorite contender for your favorite type of workout, right? Are you a runner? I bet you think cardio is more important. However, if you are a bootcamp warrior, I think you may side with the strength training workout. Women’s Health posted an article about this very topic. In various studies, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There I was, sick as a dog earlier this summer, when I got an email from a great friend and fit mommy, Chris: “Hey Eva! Will you run the Warrior Dash with me this Summer?” At first I hesitated, but I think my fever induced, post fainting state led me to say to myself…Oh, why […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I don’t claim to know it all, but write from my own experiences instead. Recently, my family and I took a camping vacation out to the Adirondack Mountains in New York. We also took a slight juant out to the Finger Lakes on the way back. During this camping adventure, I walked up and down. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Many of us assume that more is better. As in “If I feel great after strength training, I should lift twice as much!” This theory works about as well as this one: “If I feel great after 3 beers, I will feel even better after 7!” Yes, muscle strengthening really is a quality vs. quantity […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.