Two Tummy Toners Accessible For Everyone

There are a few things regarding exercise that I truly believe are accessible to everyone. I'll talk about cardiovascular exercise another time but for now I want to talk about working the deep muscles of the trunk--in this case, I'm focusing on the transverse abdominis. This thick band of muscle is the deepest of the … Continue reading Two Tummy Toners Accessible For Everyone

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The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 2: Mythbusters Concerning Body Size

Right now I'm working on a couple things as far as minimizing sugar consumption and clean eating. I'm still in the process of figuring things out for myself as well as doing a bunch of research on food and the Western Diet. In doing so, I've come across a lot of dialogue concerning body size and … Continue reading The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 2: Mythbusters Concerning Body Size

Working Out with Toddlers

A lot of us have been there, are there, or will be there. We're trying to be healthy and exercise...and we've got littles running around, climbing on you or something else, and it's really, really hard to focus or get a full set of reps in when you're constantly jumping up to handle some situation. Some … Continue reading Working Out with Toddlers

Skinny Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Dip — Fit Foodie Finds

With Sunday football back in action, this Skinny Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Dip makes for the most perfect appetizer. It’s made with a non-fat Greek yogurt base, pureed roasted red peppers, and goat cheese! Anyone else have a significant other who is OBSESSED with fantasy football? Not only is Mark really in to...… via … Continue reading Skinny Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Dip — Fit Foodie Finds

The True Confessions of a Sugar Addict, Part 1: The Reality with Food

Sugar. I've talked about it before, sometimes at length. But it's also my guilty little secret--I love sugar A LOT. And when I start eating it, I have a hard time stopping. It's a vicious cycle and it's one I really want to stop.   I had been thinking about the reality of sugar addiction … Continue reading The True Confessions of a Sugar Addict, Part 1: The Reality with Food

Finding a Yoga Workshop or Certification Program that Works for You

The title might be a little misleading because it really points to my own struggles of finding something close to the location where I'm currently living right now that will fulfill the 10 contact hours required once every three years by Yoga Alliance to keep your certification. But then, of course, that's got me thinking … Continue reading Finding a Yoga Workshop or Certification Program that Works for You

Fitness & Body Image

I know I've talked about this before, but I've seen a surge in referencing the body (particularly, a female body) and being happy with it on social media recently, so I thought I'd touch on the subject again by busting a common fitness myth that is perpetuated in virtually every magazine, fitness or otherwise, in … Continue reading Fitness & Body Image