I love, love her blog. Hence the reason I was thrilled when Alex Katzen said she could fit in an inspirational story this month in her busy schedule. Her blog, The Zen Kat, is an exquisite celebration of family, friends, food, travel and fitness while making room for desserts (and handstands.) More importantly, Alex has … More How to be a Zen Kat
I realized that my last few posts were all about food, festivals and wine. It hasn’t all been wining and dining this summer (not nearly as much as I’d like you to believe 😉 It seems as though I have not been near the gym, but rest assured, I have been working hard in and … More Not all Wining and Dining
The air is a little fresher, the days are becoming shorter and the back to school ads are on TV as Fall edges closer. I always look at a new season as if it is a new beginning. I look back and take a look at my fitness goals. Did I do what needs to … More A Fall Tune-up
He has not even been on this earth for a decade and she just a little past a decade. My niece Marlee and great-nephew Manny are my guest bloggers and have a lot to say about being healthy. They have a lot to say period, but we will reserve this post on the topic of … More Marlee and Manny on How to Stay Healthy
Good day. Hope you’re enjoying your weekend. I have been entertaining family, grocery shopping, cleaning and avoiding posting progress photos. I was even going to post another park workout, but figured you have seen enough of the park across my street. Seriously, it’s nice but not that interesting. I also got my nephew and niece … More Progress Photos….or Not
I found myself back at the little park across the street for my workout again. My park workouts are strictly for leg days, because I tend to use little or no weights waist down with high reps as I want to retain a lean, toned look for my legs. On upper body days, I have … More How Much do I Love Thee Park Workouts? Let Me Count the Ways
For this post, I would like to feature fun, feisty, fit chick, Kerry Ann Wright. I got the pleasure of knowing the lovely Miss Wright through the steel pan arts association, where she plays the double-second pan with well-known Toronto steel band, Afro Pan. I attended an event that Afro Pan hosted, called “Pan Under … More Tiny Dancer
Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, drink and be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8:15. King James Bible. So I have come to the realization that … More How to Eat, Drink and be Merry…Without Being a Smug Drip.
I have tried many exercise videos and TV shows dating back to the eighties. I remember putting on my off the shoulder “Choose Life” flourescent t-shirt, my shorts and leg-warmers and doing the 20 minute workout. Oh yes, I was stylin.’ At least for the time. I was only ten years old, but I was … More An Oldie But a Goodie.
Persevere: To continue in a course of action in spite of difficulty or lack of success. Instead of going to my gym, I decided to workout in the shared facilities in my building. It is a simple gym with the basics, such as a bench, free weights and a few cardio machines. Andy uses the … More What I Learned From my Condo Gym