How did we stay out of trouble at the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention? You could say by patrolling, strolling, and trolling the Expo Hall. Or you could say we didn’t (stay out of trouble, that is). Yes, we did the newest workouts for you and have pics to prove it. But you still need to do the exercise yourself. And you will WANT to when you check out some of the latest and snappiest health foods, drinks, products, and services coming your way this year. Click on the title and enjoy the IDEA Expo with us!
Most people do squats wrong, then wonder why their backs or knees hurt. It’s a shame because squats are so good for the lower body (that includes your booty)! So we decided to show you both the wrong and right way to do a squat. Click on the title to admire our great form!
Fun and Fit sat down at the recent IDEA Convention a few weeks ago–drooling allowed!–to chat (in English and a little Dutch) with Louis van Amstel from Dancing With The Stars, just before he taught his fun and energizing LaBlast Fitness class to 500 instructors from around the world. Click on the Title to watch the interview! Click on a magic wand to see Kymberly shake her samba thang in his class.
At the recent IDEA World Fitness Convention, we tracked down the top ten fitness programming trends. And one of our very favorite moves, the push-up is in there, under body weight training. Alexandra got so inspired, she took a push-up challenge! Click to read and see more!
Just a couple of years ago, Steve Nicander weighed almost 650 pounds. He was dying because of it. Now he weighs just over 200 pounds. Something magic? No, just small increments and determination. Steve is now living! Click on the title to learn all about Steve.
At the recent fitness convention, we heard bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen talk about brain health. He was adamant that we need more Vitamin D, Omega-3 and other supplements (from safe sources), as we aren’t getting enough in our daily diets. With that in mind, our friends at Hannas Herb Shop (via Kroeger Herbs) were […]
Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Body” and 27 other books talks about the secrets to being thinner, smarter and happier.” Want to know those secrets? You just KNOW we’re going to mention exercise, don’t you? Click on the title to read the post and see a picture of Dr. Amen trying to run from us!
Pound, pound, pound. That’s either Karen Whittier’s feet hitting the concrete pavement over and over while running or …. the sound of her smacking her head that she did not listen to her body. It kept saying “slow down, get off the hard-core pace and pavement, and take care of your increasing injuries.” She kept saying, “keep on keeping on.” We say – click on the link to hear her story. She embraces yoga and activism while waving good-bye to meds.
How is planking different from a fitness plank? In this video post you’ll learn the right and wrong way to do the plank. Great for the core. Impress your friends. Just don’t go planking in weird places. Click on the title to read more.
What do college and cancer have in common? Nothing! They should never be together. Unfortunately, Julianna was diagnosed with melanoma while studying to become a teacher. Her response: She ran for her life – 5Ks and half-marathons – even though she’d never run before. Through chemo, finals and student teaching, Juliana stayed determined to honor and heal her body!