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Patriot Push-Ups Challenge Round Up

January 2012 is now over, which means the Patriot Push-Ups Challenge is now over…sort of. The challenge was to do 1 push-up for every U.S. serviceman or woman killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Did anyone achieve it? Can you believe the number total people KIA was…

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“Rotating Abs” Exercise = Stronger Core

A reader reports: “I tried the core assessment move in your post, ‘Do You Really Have Core Strength?’ and flopped like a fish. Now that I’m confirmed as a fish with a weak core, do you have a post or video as to what I do next? Give up and eat mud pie?” What new option do we provide so our hardworking reader does not consider herself an alba–core? Ha ha. Get it? Yes, she can actually strengthen her abs and join us on dry land.

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7 Reasons to Hire Us to Blog & Vlog for You

We’ve been exercising in one form or another for our entire lives (hello modern dance droopy kid leotards), and writing about exercise for over half our lives. We love both. What a great life it is, to be able to write about something that makes you feel good, look good, get smarter and healthier, and increase our quality of life! The 7 reasons you should hire us are…

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Knee Strap

Brace for Good News About Bad Knees

Do sore knees threaten to keep you from working out? Then exercise your right to protect and strengthen them. But how? Brace yourself for our suggestions.

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Halfway Through 6,347 Patriot Push-Ups

We have been doing 212 push-ups every day so far in January to honor our servicemen and women killed in action in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Do you think we’ll be able to do all 6,347 Patriot Push-Ups? Find out…

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Schlumpy

Seated Posture: Part 6 Sitting Pretty

What can you do about your posture if you sit all day imitating the Hunchback of Notre Dame? A few posture and stretching tricks will help you sit pretty plus look younger. Slouch, hunch, and “schlump” no more. We have spoken.

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Healthy School Lunches

What’s in your child’s school lunch? School is back in session so we invited two high school seniors to write a guest post about what teens really want in their lunch bag!

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Don’t Be Still My Beating (Omron) Heart (Rate Monitor)

We tested out the new strapless heart rate monitor from Omron, and discovered it goes great with walking, running, pets and dressy affairs! Counts calories too! Best feature? It’s easy enough for even us to figure out!

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Does Working Out Suck?

Do you think working out sucks? Most people do. But the alternatives suck more. What would get YOU motivated to move? What could happen if you don’t? We read Chuck Runyon’s book “Working Out Sucks,” and thought you’d like to hear about this “in your face” wake-up call.

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Push-ups for Patriots

If you decided to do a January Fitness Challenge that involved 1 push-up for each American serviceman and woman killed in action for OEF & OIF (you’ll have to read the post to know what those stand for), do you know how many that would be? Are you up for it?

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