Before the PlankPolice come looking for me today…
Benefits of plank: Strengthens your core & spine, tones abs, strengthens the arms & wrists
There are different variations of plank pose as well…(you can find some in the links below)
Here’s my measly barely over a minute plank.
What I’m wearing in video:
Alo Clothing …
Physical Hunger and Emotional Hunger are two completely different things.
Both; however, can affect your health and weight.
Here’s a quick summary of physical hunger and emotional hunger.
Tips to knowing the difference between physical hunger and emotional hunger:
If you’re not certain, eat a piece of fruit or a veggie…
If you’re not feeling …
This week’s Fitspo Friday Feature is Lisa a/k/a WorkoutMommy
Q: Have you always lived a healthy fit lifestyle?
No, not at all. I grew up hating exercise and spent my time in college eating pizza and drinking beer.
Needless to say I gained way more than the freshman 15!
It was my desire to …
Today’s Fitspo Friday…again and this one features Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA aka Fun and Fit
I luv these twins!
They’re fellow FitFluential Ambassadors and great friends to boot!
Check these two out on their Fun and Fit website and blog
Fun and Fit radio show http://funandfit.org/fun-fit-radio/
@AlexandraFunFit on Twitter
@KymberlyFunFit on Twitter
The number 1 excuse that people use to not exercise is…“I have no time”
Well, I’m sure everyone has 10 minutes in their day to get in a workout!
There’s no excuse for not being active.
Question of the day
How much time do you make for daily exercise?
What happens if you don’t take care of your body?
~weight gain or unhealthy weight loss
~loss of energy, stamina
~develop illness, sickness, disease
~hair can fall out, become dull
~vision can be affected
~develop eating disorders
~unable to focus
~may have social issues or become withdrawn
It takes effort and discipline along with desire to eat …
I don’t have a lot to say today (big surprise!)
Going to leave you with this thought…
Remembering this scripture often helps when I want to binge or when I don’t want to workout!
Question of the day
What keeps you focused to not do or to do something you should for your body?
This is going to be one of those do as I say, not as I do posts.
Since I function perfectly ok on about 4 hours-5 hours of sleep!
Sorry, been doing that since I was a kid delivering newspapers at 5 a.m. before school and that was like 32+ years ago, …
Today’s Fitspo Feature is Cara Lyons
You can follow her on @carascravings on Twitter
You’ll find her at CarasCravings on Facebook
Her blog is CarasCravings.com
For those on Pinterest she’s also CarasCravings
Cara is also a contributor to Clean Eating Magazine!
She’s the primary recipe developer and photographer for their e-newsletter (providing 2 recipes/month, exclusive to …
Well, in my original post I said I’d quit the juice fast when my mind and body said to…
that was today…though I haven’t eaten anything yet I plan on it later.
So, 22 days later I’ll gradually transition back to food.
I lost 15.6 pounds (again this was NOT done to lose …
Ready to take on a new week?
It’s Motivation Monday
We all have different factors that motivate us…
wanting to accomplish more
the desire to overcome
the drive to reach a goal
wanting to be better
wanting to prove to ourselves we can do something
wanting to prove to others that we can do what they say/think we …
Loved opening this box from Canada…
All kinds of Booty Camp Fitness goodies!
This is Canada’s first total complete boot camp DVD workout system that’s designed specifically for women.
It’s led by Sammie Kennedy who’s one of the top ranked trainers in North America and is the creator & CEO of Booty …
Yep, that’s right…
I ran…even though I did.not.want.to…at all.
But, I did.
I’ve had a lot of nonsense going on lately and while part of me just wanted to clean the house, veg to a movie, do nothing…
I knew I had to lace up my Keen’s and get running.
It was a slow run …
Welcome this week’s Fitspo Feature, Amanda Loudin!
Follow Amanda on Twitter @MissZippy1
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Stop by and check out her blog at misszippy1.com
Have you always lived a healthy, fit lifestyle?
No! I grew up in a time/place where girls didn’t really do much other than try to look pretty. In college, I …
Stress is a part of everyone’s life.
What differs is how each person responds to it.
Situations that one may find stressful, someone else may not.
We all react differently…physically, mentally or emotionally to stress.
Stress, anxiety or worry can strain our bodies and cause health possible health issues.
Common effects of not handling stress …
I am not listing the 100 calorie snack packs because while they do exist I’m focusing on healthy, natural snacks not prepackaged stuff.
These are just a handful of the healthy snack options available at 100 calories or less per serving.
Or use the free calorie calculator to see how many calories …
Resistance Bands help you perform upper and lower body exercises with ease yet working your muscles.
They’re excellent for all fitness levels since they usually come in varied resistances…light, medium, and heavy.
Resistance bands are good for general strength and conditioning as well as for using for rehab of an injury.
You can …
1) Work out at home instead of the gym. There are plenty of exercises you can do without equipment, you can walk, run, run up and down the stairs, do yoga…use your imagination.
2) Prepare food at home. It’s cheaper and healthier!
3) Sign up for coupons (yes there are …
Let’s start off with the basics…
What is a calorie?
A unit of energy.
Excess energy or calories then will lead to body fat increase. So use up that energy either through a workout or other physical and enjoyable activities.
Scientifically, a calorie is the energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 …
Franklin Antoian is a Personal Fitness Trainer certified through the American Council on Exercise.
He’s also the founder of ibodyfit.com, the world’s largest online personal training website.
He has a new book out…
The Fit Executive.
This book is about fitness for today’s busy professionals (and really anyone who thinks they’re too busy to …Pin It