15 Minute Abs Workout

Something I’ve found really beneficial for running has been to incorporate more abdominal exercises into my regular strength training. When your abs are strong, you can maintain correct posture longer and more easily – for runners, this comes in handy for keeping your form strong, even when you’re tired towards the end of a race, […]

Fit Mama Friday: The best advice for getting your fitness on track

To finish up the year of Fit Mama Friday, I’ve rounded up the best piece of advice from each of my fit mamas – that means I’ve got 40 tips to share with you on getting fit, finding time to exercise and how to stay fit and motivated! ENJOY! “I make sure to plan my […]

Kick your Own Butt Circuit Workout!

I had less time than I thought at the gym yesterday when I went to complete my daily Elf for Health challenge – a Circuit Workout! Since I was running short on time, I powered through it at a really fast pace, so I definitely kept my heart rate elevated and kicked my own butt! […]

Merry Fitness! The best healthy holiday gifts of 2013

This is one of my favorite times of year. The weather is cold and crisp, there are pretty, sparkly holiday displays in the streets and avenues, and every few blocks you walk through a Christmas tree lot, smelling all pine-y good and wintery magical. It makes me happy. I am sort of, kind of tackling […]

The Workout Backup Plan

You finally found a workout you love. Maybe it’s running, maybe it’s a spin class, maybe it’s indoor rock-climbing. And then, by no fault of your own, you find yourself in a position where you can’t do it anymore. Then What?   When You’re Injured Getting injured sucks. Not only are you unable to do […]

Group Fitness Community

  Community. It’s a word that keeps popping up as I interview and hear stories from women featured in my Fit Mama Friday series. In what context does it keep coming up? Experiencing a group fitness community. “I wanted to be a part of community activity…” “It’s such a great community, I love it so […]

Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet & Tweet #FitBlogNYC – Afternoon recap

  Last week I was lucky enough to be an attendee of the Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet & Tweet event, #FitBlogNYC. In case you missed it, you can read my recap from yesterday about the inspirational speakers we listened to throughout the morning. During the afternoon, we had the opportunity to visit and chat with […]

What Children Can Teach Us About Exercise

Watching children playing is eye opening. If you really pay attention, you can actually pick up some great tips on how to exercise effectively as an adult. Here is a list of What Children Can Teach Us About Exercise: Children squat perfectly. In fact, their form doing just about anything is perfect, but the ability […]

Breaking Out of a Fitness Slump

A fitness slump. We’ve all been there. You vaguely remember the days when a workout was no big deal, when you had all the energy in the world to jump out of bed and hit the gym, or go for a run. Now? You wake up, look at your gym clothes neatly folded by the side […]

Gym Bag Weight Loss

A friend of mine recently joined an inexpensive, no frills gym in the city. No frills means exactly that –  no free products in the locker rooms here! In fact, there aren’t even towels available in the locker rooms. Finding herself stuck for ideas on how to pack her gym bag without breaking her back […]