PiYo Challenge Group Q&A

        Have you ever had a moment or an experience that made your heart burst with excitement, joy, happiness, nervousness, etc…???? (Okay, besides having a baby or getting married). Well, actually, that is how I feel today after hearing from SOOOO many of you that are joining my FREE Facebook Challenge […]

PiYo! Hurry and Join my Challenge Group!

    There has been a LOT of talk about this new (at home) workout, PiYo, from Beachbody. It was just released last week and I am SO excited to start this program with you SOON! Now, you know that I would NEVER give you false info or false hope. […]

5 tips on HOW (& WHY) you should MOVE more!

    1) Set a goal   HOW: If you set a goal (ie… tell yourself that you are going to get up at 6am and walk 3 miles) AND you DO IT, it is a great feeling of accomplishment WHY: When we accomplish goals, it motivates us to do it […]

Walking: 4 Ways to Burn More Calories While You Walk

  1) Add Weights – Not only will this add strength to your arms WHILE you are walking, but raising your arms above your head will increase your heart rate TIP: Use your water bottle as the weight.   2) Stop and squat – If you are on a 30 […]

A Virtual 5K Turkey Trot for Judy

        Are you ready for a CHALLENGE? Yes… I love challenges!!! Are you ready to get fit? Always!! Are you ready to make it through the holidays without gaining 20lbs? Yes… I am!!!   Join me for this Virtual 5k Turkey Trot Challenge and 4Paws Fundraiser. Not […]

A Saturday Shout-Out – 5 Favorite Fitness Blogs

  For this Saturday Shout-out, I have picked 5 of my favorite fitness blogs to tell you about. Because, I will be honest… I am a fitness junky. Shocking I know. And I love to read blogs and learn from Fitness (Blog) Experts. Many of my followers are looking for […]

BULA Hat and My New Myers Cross Training Tank – Fitness Gear Friday

Fitness Gear Friday is ON!   Today I am looking out the window at HUGE snowflakes falling down and thinking about what I would like to feature as my pick for #fitgearfriday. Well, one of my FAVORITE items to run/ski/snowmobile in during the cold weather is my BULA hat. It […]

Stay Hydrated with this Nathan Sports Hand Held Water Bottle

My Fitness Gear Friday Pick – The Nathan Sports Hand Held Water Bottle   What fitness gear did I find, hear about or use this week that I am recommending to you? Well, I am in LOVE with these handheld water bottles for my short runs. They are by Nathan […]

#FitGearFriday 2/8/13

#FitGearFriday This week, I am starting a new # on Twitter called #FitGearFriday Each Friday, I will post new fitness gear that I have either used, I am thinking of buying (and need your opinion) or fit gear that I have found a good deal online and I want to […]

What I Discovered After Taking a Bexlife Gym Diet

  A couple of months ago, I read a post by Rebekah at BEXLIFE.com about taking a Gym Diet. She is a fellow blogger and FitFluential Ambassador. I started to think about this gym diet idea and after completing my first Triathlon in August and a Dirty Girl run in […]

Motivation Monday, Insanity Day 1 Fit Test and a BIG Confession!

~ Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper and be satisfied ~ Proverbs 13:4   This was a verse that I read this morning when I was tired, the house was quiet after the kids left for school and I decided I wanted […]

How to set SMART goals and a Tabata Thursday Boxing Workout for extra BURN

When I was in the grocery store the other day, I overheard a lady saying, “It doesn’t matter if it is Atkins or South Beach, I just want to do whatever works to lose the weight FAST.” Now, this isn’t the first time that I have heard someone say this. We […]

8 Ways to Help You Stop Late Night Snacking

  I have a confession to make. I am a… LATE NIGHT SNACKER 🙁 You see, every day after I wake up, I get the kids on the bus, workout, eat breakfast and go about the rest of my daily schedule. Later in the afternoon, I get the kids off […]

Tri-Training Week 3 and A Cinco de Mayo Salsa Recipe

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I cannot believe it is already May 5th! 2012 is FLYING by!! I am not sure if there is a full moon or not this weekend but my kids have been acting VERY squirrelly! They are ready for some weekend fun and it is gorgeous out […]

My Feet are Happy! A NB Minimus Review

Have you ever tried on a pair of shoes and thought, “wow, my feet are SO happy!” 🙂 That exact experience happened to me yesterday when I tried on a pair of New Balance WT10 Minimus trail runner   These are THE most comfortable shoes I have EVER tried on. […]

Have you Tried…???

Have you Tried…???  Many times, we get caught up in doing the same daily routine over and over again. Our comfort zone is, well… comfortable. But, sometimes change is good… especially when it comes to exercise. It is good to make your body wonder what is coming next. That is […]

Ta-Da!

Yesterday was an eye opening, Ah-HA kind of day for me. As I was reading through my tweets and checking out the different posts of the bloggers I follow, I came across one that made a significant impact on my life. It was a post by @MizFitOnline called Exercise is Not […]

Yay! It’s Official!

YAY! Well, its official. Thanks to @FitFluential and @GotChocoMilk, I won a scholarship to the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference this June in Denver! Yay! It is amazing how fast your dreams can happen when you reach out to others, listen to advice and jump into the action. I can’t wait […]