Restore your push (up)

Let’s take a trip in the way back machine back to your high school P.E class. You probably don’t want to relive these memories (I know I don’t) but bear with me for a moment.     If your class was anything like mine, every time a class mate stepped out of line or someone … Continue reading Restore your push (up)

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40 days without candy

It’s assumed fitness professionals lead by example. They want to keep up appearances of a healthy lifestyle by posting pictures of their food and workouts on social media. And if they’re ripped, even better. Pictures with little or no clothes get lots of clicks and likes. And there’s nothing wrong with that in my book. … Continue reading 40 days without candy

Restore your squat

Love them or hate them, squats are a part of your everyday routine from the moment you wake up and until you go to bed. Throughout the day, you’ve performed the squatting movement several times, possibly without realizing it. For example, Getting in and out of bed When nature calls Picking something off the floor … Continue reading Restore your squat

Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

Some people are suckers for a good myth like Elvis is alive and well hasn’t left the building Loch ness monster plays a good game of hide and seek Red bull will give you wings Your cat really cares about you because cats usually only care about two things, food and themselves. There are myths … Continue reading Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods for you to lose fat, gain muscle and to get your best body ever. All … Continue reading What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

You have the power

I haven't had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I've made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order.     You've been told that elimination diets don't work because eventually you'll give into your … Continue reading You have the power

How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care for others before myself? Between planning and cooking meals school and after school activities shopping … Continue reading How to exercise when you’re a parent