June/July Workout Warrior: Agnes

I’m fresh back from a week’s vacation in London and I couldn’t wait to post the Workout Warrior for this summer (she’s so hot I figured we’d give her June and July!)  Agnes’… Continue reading

Have Mat, Will Travel

It’s summer again and for me that means it’s time for summer vacation!  Hopefully you had a chance to check out last summer’s post about How To Stay Healthy and Fit on Vacation.… Continue reading

“All You Can Do Is Your Best”

I’ve always been a bit of a perfectionist.  In school one particular year this manifested itself in my need to get all As on my report card sophomore year.  I remember breaking down one day… Continue reading

Fitness Selfie Defense

There was a string of articles that were popping up in my Facebook newsfeed a few months back, the subject of which was how bad/annoying/unhealthy/narcissistic/dangerous the trend of posting “selfies” is. According to the… Continue reading

Tea Time

One of my favorite things about summer (and winter) is tea.  In the summer months nothing beats a glass of iced tea (or a half and half iced tea/lemonade for those of you… Continue reading

My [Almost] Guiltless Cheat Day

    So I decided to join the latest “slim down” challenge at the gym if for no other reason than it gives me something to “do”, holds me accountable to having to… Continue reading

Baby Weight Fact vs. Fiction – 5 Things You Should Know

If you’ve been down any supermarket checkout aisle in the last year or so you can most definitely attest to the fact our celebrity-obsessed culture is whipped into a frenzy by these two little… Continue reading

Like Mother, Like Daughters: Profile of a Healthy Mama

Though childhood obesity declined slightly last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese.”  Childhood obesity is a… Continue reading

May’s Workout Warrior: Joanie

May’s workout warrior is an inspiring example of fitness, motherhood, and faith.  You’ve heard those tales about moms being able to lift cars, fallen trees, fight off polar bears and tigers in order to… Continue reading

Comfortable in My Own Skin

In a previous post “Here and Now” I wrote about the challenge of starting down a path towards health and fitness by believing in your ability to transform your body.  However, if the… Continue reading