Fitness Tips

Fitness Tips

5 Tips to Battle the Holiday Bulge

It’s here! The holiday season has arrived like a bolt of lightning, and along with the season comes parties, family gatherings, buffets, cocktails, and an abundance of calories. Did you know the average American gains five pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years? Here are five tips to battle the bulge over the next five weeks and kick-off 2013 feeling good…
November 19, 2012
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The Skinny on Burning Calories

If your fitness goal is weight loss, here’s an excellent example of how misperceptions can derail your best effort: On Thursday, I decided to go the gym to get in a cardio workout. I hopped on the revolving stairs, aka the “gauntlet” for 45 minutes. I know, I know…it’s a little maniacal, but the calorie-burn-to-perceived-exertion on the gauntlet is equivalent…
November 4, 2012
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5 Fitness Tips for On-The-Go Moms

My biggest challenge as a mom-on-the-go is finding the time to squeeze activity into my day between the kids’ naps and clients. I love being active. It’s a large part of who I am, and the family lifestyle I want to share with my boys. Motherhood has forced me to multitask more than ever, and be creative with my workouts;…
August 6, 2012
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Pump It Up!

When is the last time you pumped air into your tires – on your jogging stroller or your bicycle? I regularly see moms who attend our stroller fitness class with under inflated tires on their jogger. It really can hamper your walk or run and cause you to expend more energy than necessary. All you need is an air pump to fill your…
July 24, 2012