Get your minds out of the gutter. When I say quickie, I am implying a fast, effective workout when you are crunched for time. Let’s face it. Who isn’t crunched for time in one way or the other? This week has been very busy for me. After the work day, I have been rushing to my … More Need a Quickie?
The Olympics may be over, but soon the Paralympic Games 2016 are coming to Rio. I think it’s safe to assume that we all agree that the Paralympic athlete is amazing. Competing in these games with a disability, I think we can also agree that the Paralympian does not let their disability define their limits. … More Trying to Keep up with a Paralympian
July has been a pretty hot and humid month so far and I am not complaining in the least. I welcome the hot weather during the summer months. Lord knows I will be knee-deep in snow sooner than I would like. The temperature was a moderate 25 C with a cool breeze today. The meteorologist … More Beach lounging or Running?
I love Instagram for all the fitness accounts that inspire. I began to follow the account @livewithanita and became curious about the workouts posted on Anita’s account. A former figure/bikini competitor, Anita instructs an exercise program called The Hourglass Workout. The participants of this workout looked like they were having a lot of fun from … More Get Hourglassed!
I am going to Belize on July first! I am not a huge exclamation point person, so I must be very excited! (There’s another one.) My auntie (mom’s sister) is there, along with all my cousins. Not only looking forward to sand, sea and lobster, but also some family time. My cousin just tied the … More Do it for the Wow!
Thinking of shelving your gym trainers for a bit? It doesn’t have to be a bad thing. I think almost anyone who has been consistent with a fitness routine can find themself in a bit of a rut after time. I am not talking about those who start a fitness program and go in full … More Getting out of a Fitness Rut
Happy Easter! I am enjoying a four-day weekend, with a lot of prayer, Biblical reflection and delicious home-cooked and traditional foods. A little vino will also be on the agenda. I wanted to pop in to talk about the various forms of resistance when training. Most people feel the need to change things up in … More Weight of the World
Last week someone asked me what I thought of the scantily-clad women on Instagram exposing their bodies in the name of fitness. I love IG and all the amazing accounts I follow, fitness and otherwise. I am a visual person and appreciate the efforts people put into sharing their photos. I have connected with some … More Nothing to Wear
Welcome February. I have made it this far with my seasonal affective disorder. February always reminds me that it is the half way point of winter. Spring is on the horizon and the days are getting longer. Really my winter blahs haven’t been too bad this year. I think it’s because we have been experiencing … More T-Rex To Tigress Winter Tidbits
Happy, happy New Year! Here we are, finding ourselves in 2016 already. If you are thinking about making a lifestyle change and getting in better and healthier shape, I have compiled a list of my top five favorite health and fitness blogs on my reading repertoire. Fitness on Toast Faya, writer and founder of … More Health and Fitness Blogs to Start you off Right