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 […]

WATER: 3 Reasons why you should add Lemon

  3 Reasons why you should add Lemon to your water 1) Boost your immune system – Lemons are full of vitamin C to help keep your immune system working at its best and stave off infection – Reduces your chance of a UTI   2) Aids in Digestion – […]

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 […]

My Top 5 reasons to attend FitSocial 2013

      This week, I am going to be going to Boulder, Co for The FitSocial 2013 Fitness and Wellness Bloggers Conference. So… what are my top 5 reasons why I (cannot wait to) attend FitSocial again this year? 1) I get to go travel on a fun “vacation” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Will You Follow Your Dreams?

This is me on The Roseman Bridge in Madison County, Iowa in 2001. It was  always a dream of mine to visit here and I was SO happy on this day.   “The old dreams were good dreams; they didn’t work out, but I’m glad I had them.” Clint Eastwood as […]