What’s Missing in Your Cardio Workout?

It's simple, yet I see it rarely done.. Hit the gym and you'll see folks on the treadmill with the incline on Lvl 10 and speed at max - and holding on for dear life!!Or the elliptical, the stepper, etc hanging onto the bars. What's wrong with this picture?They're not…

11 Ways to Look Your Best – No Matter What Your Size

Fashionistas of all sizes want tips on how to make their wardrobe accentuate their shape.  Here's some helpful advice from fashion experts that will help you look slimmer and get the best out of your clothes no matter the occasion. Invest in a Wrap Dress Universally flattering, asymmetrical cuts whittle…

My Workout Chart

As I was sitting here designing my workout chart for the upcoming week, I thought why not share it with you so you can design your own workout? I left it blank so you can adjust and modify it to fit your own needs. I made up my own chart…

Oldies But Goodies

I was feeling bored with my exercise routine and pulled out some workout DVDs from my collection. While I do enjoy online programs, I still love my DVDs. Now while these are oldies, they are still goodies and can still be purchased online. I thought, since I can't design an…

Time to Pump You Up

So, at this point you have made some big changes: You have set your health and fitness goals, are watching and journaling what you eat, and logging your cardio exercise.  Right? If not make sure to check out my previous fitness blog posts to get started! Now, if you've been…

Rest Is Good for the Body

Taking time to rest is so important to meeting your fitness goals.  When you take time to rest, you are allowing your body to repair itself.  You see, when you work out, you actually tear and break down the muscle (this is why you may feel sore a day or…

Calorie Busting Moves for all Fitness Levels!

If you move your body, guess what? You're burning calories! And the more you move, depending on the activity, the more calories you'll burn. The idea is to just get that heart beating!Even everyday activities can burn some of those extra calories without having to spend extra time at the gym.  Here…

Cardio: Slow and Steady or Fast and Furious?

Regardless of all the different classes and workouts out there, there are basically two types of categories that cardio exercise falls into and arguments abound on which is best.  I feel, why not add both into your exercise regimen?  The truth is both types have their benefits and variety helps…

Monitoring Your Heart Rate

Monitoring your heart rate can help you in achieving your fitness goals. Knowing how hard you need to work to achieve your desired shape and fitness level will encourage you to challenge yourself. Being able to see how hard you are working will let you see how well you are…

How Hard Are You Working?

Whether you want to burn calories and fat, train for an athletic event, or just gain or maintain better health, you want to get the most out of your workouts. You're putting in the time, but do you know if you're working at a level where you'll see results? This…