Last week we shared the top 3 IHRSA fitness trends. Today it’s the final 3! Is it disco dancing? The end of personal training? Workplace wellness? Stare deeply into our eyes as Madame Zola tells all. Before you grow sleepy, sleepy, sleepy, click on the title to read trends 4-6. Then Wake Up! Your future is at stake here.
Today we share an inspirational story from Janice Taylor, aka Our Lady of Weight Loss! She lost over 50 pounds, but that’s not the part she is proudest of. For her, the exciting story is that she has kept the weight off. With grace, humor and insight, Janice shares how her self-talk and self-perception changed when she gave herself a kick in the tush! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll want to know Janice after you read her story. Click on the title (if you don’t, you’ll end up giving yourself a kick in the tush).
Did you know that in the world of fitness, “What goes around comes around” is a trend? And what do mixed martial arts, skiing and triathlons have in common (hint: they are part of the same trend)? What’s that? You want to know the #1 fitness trend. It has the word “Boom” in it! Click on the title to read about the 3 biggest trends in the world of fitness. Then drop and give us 20! Boom-chicka-boom!
Today is a review of “unusual ways to exercise and get totally hot, buff, toned and awesome-licious.” Just for you, we tested the OmniBall (you must read to find out what that is) and the ‘No Sit-Ups Required” DVD. By “tested” we mean we focused sweaty minutes before and after dinner doing the moves. Yes, Fun & Fit both worked out just to see if these programs would give you fab-u-abs (and all the bits that are attached). Click on the title to read & discover if we collapsed!
Once and for all (or at least for this week) we share insider secrets about the “best” time to work out. Are you better off in a group first thing in the morning or using your in-home treadmill when you have the place to yourself late at night? Is the secret related to calories and biorhythms or more to adherence? Click on the title to read that the secret is…
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.
Trying to lose weight and need some inspiration? Track with Jack, who lost pounds and gained back confidence and his sense of humor. Be inspired, entertained, and reminded that getting healthy and fit is a lifelong process. And it’s worth it! Fun and Fit let some of our readers speak with you directly to reach our mutual mission of encouraging happy, healthy, hearty habits. First up – Jack Sh*t Gettin’ Fit as part of our Thursday People series.
You want a metabolic boost? We got your post-workout extended caloric expenditure right here! The answer is stretching? Wait, that’s wrong. Strength training and cardio are your tickets to elevated metabolic rate post activity. So why do stretches afterward? And what’s with those slackers who don’t stretch? Are they falling into an abyss of Ass…umptions?
You’re fit. You’re active. You want a drink that goes with that lifestyle. Or….you exercise your right to hang out and have a delicious, healthy, mouth-watering beverage! So many choices. No worries. After two conventions and hours of slurp-testing, we found some unusual and taste-tastic drinks that belong in your workout bag. Or lunch. Click on the link to read our review. Na zdarovye! Prost! Slainte! Bottoms up!
The Natural Products Expo West beckoned us with more than 2000 organic and natural foods. Who were we to turn away from free food that was good, good for us, and good for the planet? Four days, eight reusable bags full of samples, and 250 incredible snacks later, we noted the top trends emerging from the healthy food industry. Turns out Kymberly is the poster person and target market for the next wave. So wave hello to healthier foods with me as I stick Alexandra in the kitchen to bake us something organic and wonderfully delicious. Thumbs up to the food, Natural Products Expo West, and healthier, sustainable trends in the offing.