Running experts know that when it comes to answering questions about half marathons and long distance running, Fun and Fit are no running experts. So we chased some down to help answer Amy’s question about hydration and proper training for race day. Since Amy is from Hershey, PA, chocolate milk had to come into the discussion. Does it also help runners?
Does your brain go too fast for your tongue? Apparently this phenomenon is part of what defines Alexandra, who puts the “fun” and the “fit” into Fun and Fit. She is reputed to have left the “and” for Kymberly as part of a calorie cutting move. When a fellow fitness friend (fiend?) from New York, Brooklyn Fit Chick interviewed them for her blog, the twins decided to share their motivators and fave aspects of the workout world. Read, be astonished, send money or comments.
Do you want rock-hard abs? So do we! Sadly, most people do oblique abdominal crunches wrong, so they end up with back pain, not toned abs. We have a video for you demonstrating the wrong and right way to perform oblique crunches. Click on the title and see for yourself.
Give it to Mikey; He’ll eat anything! Can you name that ad from way back? Mike wonders whether he needs to exercise before he eats breakfast or whether his (hoped for, fingers and hot buns crossed) plan to eat and drink coffee first is a good one. What wasn’t working was his prior plan that had him resting on his laurels the past 30 years. Click on the title for all sorts of stuff to watch and read.
Back in the 80s, we all jogged in place for exercise! Turned out there was a wrong and right way to do it. And today, some people are still trying to go back to the future with their running style! Click on the title to see and learn about the wrong and right way to run in place! Or just to admire Alexandra’s leotard.
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.