What You Say To Yourself Matters – Goal Setting Tips

Years ago I took a professional development course in goal setting tips and how to set yourself up to achieve your goals. One of the themes of the classes was using positive language and positive self-talk. It was referred to as positive reframing and it meant not only to seeing negative experiences in a positive […]

High Five Friday

This was a great week with my sister-in-law staying with me – yesterday I took her to the airport and was sad to say goodbye! We had kind of crappy weather while she was here, but the sun came through on her last couple of days, and she spent lots of time at the athletic […]

High Five Friday

It’s Friday, I’m happy, and I hope you are too! Shout out to the lovely Allie who is racing an Olympic distance tri this weekend! Time to catch you up on what’s been going on this week with a High Five Friday. Check out the HFF brainchild Angela’s blog for more great reads and links […]

Bedtime Stretch Routine to Help You Sleep

When you stretch, you’re signaling to your muscles, “Okay, we’re done here. No need for the heavy lifting anymore, it’s time to wind down.” This is why I always tell clients to warm up using cardio and self-myofascial release like foam rolling, rather than doing static stretching before working out. (Here are 6 dynamic warm […]

High Five Friday – Big News!

Happy almost weekend! This week finally, finally saw Vermont getting some summer preview temperatures and I was pretty happy about that! Given I’ve been out running in long sleeves up until recently, I’m more than ready for shorts and tank top weather. I have lots of fun news to share with you, so I figured […]

Favorite (FREE) Fitness Apps to Stay On Track and Motivated

Apps make life simpler. They’re like shortcuts for daily life. While staying fit and strong always requires hard work, at least we have apps to make tracking, motivating and pushing ourselves easier. I use a handful of fitness apps regularly and I thought it would be fun to give you a peek at what I […]

After 17 Years, I Am an American

On Wednesday, I became a US citizen. I haven’t mentioned it on the blog, first because it’s been on the calendar since the beginning of February, so it had assumed a “way in the future” feeling for me. Second, because until I was in the ceremony, reciting the Oath of Allegiance, I was kind of […]

New Trails, New Adventures

Thank you for bearing with radio silence here on Fine Fit Day while I packed and moved! Moving is always one of those life experiences you know is going to suck, but your mind kind of wipes itself clear after each move so that you don’t really remember just how MUCH it sucks until you’re […]

High Five Friday

Holy week, Batman. Lots happened this week and life is about to get a whole lot crazier (I’m moving next weekend, for example! I know…). Time for a High Five Friday to raise a glass to a long but fun week. Don’t forget to check out Angela’s blog for more High Five Friday fun. FIVE […]

High Five Friday – Sunshine

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. – Walt Whitman Sunshine! How I have missed it! This week brought warm temperatures and cloudless skies to Vermont (okay and rain, but happily it only seemed to rain at night). I got out for some lovely runs by the lake and […]