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No, It’s Not “Perfect Body” Season

The Perfect Body is yours. The one you were born with. Trends & cultural expectations may change, but keeping yourself in good health is always in fashion! Ease up on yourself, enjoy your holidays and continue to exercise!

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Remember chia pets?

C-c-c-cooking with Ch-ch-ch-chia seeds!

What are Chia seeds good for (besides making childhood memories of fuzzy Chia pets)? Bakers and foodies have one version; power walkers on an active path of life have another. Oh – and they do help boost your brain power. And add “luster” to your hair!

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Do Pilates and Yoga Improve Strength? Free offer for right answer!

Dee asks the age-old question – Can I get a date to the New Year’s party this late? – No, wait, that’s not it. She wants to know if yoga or Pilates are good for strength training. We’ll answer as soon as we get out of the Pincha Mayurasana (forearm stand) pose.

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Are Skechers Sketchy, Steppy, or Peppy?

Skechers sent us two different types of tone-up fitness shoes, knowing we’d give our honest opinion. You’ll have to read the whole post to find out if we liked them. Either way, we know how to spell “Skechers.”

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1980s Perfect

All Sizes Welcome: Fitness Pros Want YOU in their Classes and Clubs

It can be daunting and downright scary to enter a fitness club, especially when you’re new or not in so-called “perfect” shape. Fitness clubs are not for the Already Fit; they are for YOU! We want to invite and welcome you to group fitness classes.

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magic fitness transformation

7 Reasons to Start Getting Fit Now

There are so many reasons to start exercising now, today, this minute (well, after you read this post). We put 7 of them here for you. We hope to be FitFluential enough to motivate at least one person to start exercising. Are you that person?

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Fit to Be Holiday Gifts

Thanksgiving is over and we know from your messages and comments that some of you took those few extra steps to avoid those few extra bites! Since this is A.MER.I.CA, that means it’s now time to go shopping, right? Here are our fun, fit, food finds for you, our friends!

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Holiday Food: Mind Over Platter

The holidays (and every day) should not be about denial and guilt when it comes to food. Everything in moderation; that’s great advice for a sustainable lifestyle AND for enjoying life in general, don’t you think? Here’s what we’re baking up for Thanksgiving to share with loved ones…

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Thanksgiving dish of sweet potatoes & marshmallows

Stay-Fit Tips for Thanksgiving

Are there any tips for keeping the weight and stress down over Thanksgiving? Not the obvious ones that make us feel guilty, but realistic ones that don’t mean giving up that way-too-sweet Sweet Potato with Really Sweet Marshmallows? We think these tips make sense. They may not be fat-free, but they are designed to be stress-free!

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Posture

Fix Your Posture – Part 2

Learn our quick zip trick to look 10 years younger and 10 pounds lighter in less than 10 seconds. We bring you a guest posture maven for your viewing and “stand up tall” pleasure — our mom! She made us what we are today — alive! Oh, and lifted up posturally.

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