What are the biggest “no nos” when it comes to activewear that exits the privacy of your own closet — but shouldn’t? You’ve seen them; we’ve seen them too–Fitness Fashion Faux Pas. Those workout outfits that were never “in.” This week’s post covers the top fashion crimes exercisers cite as the most heinous. Caution: Some of the photos are for stalwart individuals only, not the faint of fashion heart. Click on the link and see twins you know in their finest activewear.
Trends 4-10 in the Healthy Food and Products World
If you were with us March 22, you got our totally fresh grown post on 3 of the top 10 trends in the natural and organic products industry. If you are also a person who dabbles in eating and imbibing (always a fun pasttime!), then these trends may affect and intrigue you. And if you like cliff hangers, then hang on to this: we are back with the final 6 trends on good foods and other healthy stuff you ingest or may ingest soon. But only if you want to be healthier, possibly lose weight, protect the world, run faster, and jump higher. If so, then click on the title to read more.
Whether you call them rocker shoes, toners, shape-ups, negative heel shoe, the funniest looking shoes you ever saw, or the shoes that saved the workout world, people are wearing them. And we are getting asked often “do they work? Are they worth the money?” “Are they actually helping me get more fit when walking?” “Are we not DEVO?” We turned to self-appointed experts, ourselves for a full review. (Please click on the title link to access the full post).
It’s the end of the year and Kymberly left town. Which means Alexandra is in charge of Fun & Fit. Until Kymberly finds a computer. What great “fitness” goals can Alexandra achieve while the cat’s away?
Can you have strong legs and still fit into skinny jeans? Carolien wants to do some exercises that help her tone up and slim down. While studying American culture of the 1980s, she must focus on three things: body fat, strength training and her fashion sense. Dig out your leg-warmers–here come “legersizes.”
Doreen eats right and exercises. So is it age that is causing her to slowly gain weight around the middle? Is she suffering from “Betrayal of the Body?” Would a dip (or full-body plunge) in the Fountain of Youth help her? Will performing 200 sit-ups a day solve her dilemma or would a spritz of “Abs Be Gone” be more effective?
Julianna is afraid of becoming a frustrated Bridezilla because her sprained ankle won’t heal fast enough. She wants to know what exercises she can do “just until it almost hurts.” Hmmm, plannning a wedding that’s a month away should do the trick! Can she memorize eversion, inversion, plantar and dorsi flexion in time to save her ankle and dance the night away?
What is the motivation behind wearing sexy workout clothes? To exercise longer? To make you feel better? To send a message to others? What if that message is “these clothes are so tight it looks as though piglets are fighting under blankets”? What is better for tucking your parts back in if they wiggle free – tight or loose workout wear? Do you see the challenges fitness pros and twins, Kymberly and Alexandra rise to meet? What do you advise when it comes to matching gear to goals?
“Muffin Top” of San Diego wonders why her tight workout gear from a decade ago no longer looks good. What can she do to hide her muffin top? Fun and Fit takes true pity on her dilemma with some professional advice.