19 more reasons why you should get off the couch

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. The same goes for exercise too. Everyone knows exercise is good for their health and waistline but, we’re still getting fatter despite more people joining gyms in record droves. Rise in U.S Gym memberships   So, what gives? I have a few … Continue reading 19 more reasons why you should get off the couch

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Stressed? You should do this

There is two certainties in life, death and taxes. However, when you’re older, you can add stress to that list too. Stress (bad stress in particular) is something you encounter regularly at work, home or on the road. For example, when someone cuts you off in traffic. Who does he think he is? Jerk.   … Continue reading Stressed? You should do this

How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

Go back and remember a time when life got on top of you, wrapped its arms around you and squeezed you so tight that you barely had time to come up for air. Probably a fun time, correct?  I doubt it.     I recently moved from Texas to Louisiana and had no choice but … Continue reading How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

The pantry is my enemy

When you were a child, you could almost eat anything and not put on a single pound. No matter what time of the day, you’d raid the pantry and shove some sugary goodness down your throat. Did I say you? I think I meant me. 😊 Sorry. Growing up I was the skinniest kid on … Continue reading The pantry is my enemy

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is crocodile breathing.   You should do this because- when we're stressed or under pressure, we take short sharp breathes and this taxes our accessory breathing muscles. This exercise … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing

Finding your why

I haven’t always been a beacon of health.  A long time ago, in a land far, far away I smoked cigarettes and pot, drank to excess and took pills. There were the happy pills and the ones that wiped my memory for days. I was in my early twenties following the lead of the cool … Continue reading Finding your why

The best exercise you’re not doing…..

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is all 4'S belly breathing. . You should do this because- it's the original core exercise and can help with low back pain, especially if you have a big … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing…..