Start 2013 with an extra something special to help you meet your workout goals. One of our readers is about to win a one-year membership to Anytime Fitness. Yeah, it’s that big a deal! We won a photo contest that Anytime Fitness held, and our prize is really YOUR prize — a full year’s membership to give away to one of you.
We hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, filled with fellowship, food, family, friends and of course, fitness! We took our own advice about going for walks to avoid the weight gain that occurs at this time of year. Please enjoy some photos from the weekend. It was very sunny and hot at the top of mountain, and very cloudy and wet at the beach.
You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.
We went to Rancho la Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico to hear Dr. John Ratey speak about his book “Spark.” We also hiked, relaxed, made new friends, laughed, goofed off, had a cranio-sacral treatment and ate organic, delicious, vegetarian food. Such a lost weekend!!!!!
A full body workout based on Dr. Seuss quotes. Couches are involved. And hair fountains. Don’t say “Weird,” and please don’t pout. Lace up your shoes and let’s work out! Oh, the planks you will do, the hills you will run. But fitness is good, and fitness is fun!
It’s summertime, so that means Kymberly is teaching at Rancho la Puerta spa, Alexandra is recovering from foot surgery, and our colleague Adrian is here to share some fun summertime outdoor activities. Do you know how many calories you can burn playing Frisbee with your dog?
Do you have a couch potato partner who needs motivation, poking, and prodding to exercise and be fit and amazing like you? How can you activate a Spouse Spud? Can you replace the remote control with a sorting hat? A barbell? A pair of dancing shoes?
The recent Fitness Health Bloggers Conference (FHBC) was held in Denver, Colorado. I live in Santa Barbara, California. So of course I decided to drive 1,200 miles, each way, rather than fly. And I discovered it is possible to stay somewhat active and eat reasonably well while on a road trip, as long as you…
As our parents (and grandparents) age, they tend to lose a lot of their strength, mobility and balance. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Father’s Day is right around the corner, so this mini-workout is designed to help older dads (and moms) get around that corner under their own power!
It’s high school graduation day, time to look back to the life lessons we hope we’ve taught our kids. Did I raise my son to be healthy and happy, and to be full of purpose and joy? Did I pass along healthy habits that will help him succeed?