Question from a real reader, not unpaid actor or our mom: “Dear F and F – It’s more than ten days into the new year and I’m still not back into a workout routine after the holiday bliss (read: I haven’t worked out in over a month). I’m having a hard time getting motivated to get up and go to the gym (as I eat my bowl of chocolate ice cream). If I get to the gym or take my morning walk I can get in the Zen. What should I do?” Answer from the real, not imaginary twin: Thanks for asking. What you need to do is sign-up for our 30 Day Challenge. And slowly back away from the ice cream.
Snap, pop, crackle, spin, and faint. And that’s just the warm-up for today’s fun activity: What to do when feeling dizzy during exercise? One reason for dizziness is being too hot – you know, like the well-toned, half-naked firefighter working the euphemistic fire hose in one of our recent post photos. We like to think readers are dizzy from laughing too hard at our fine advice. Twins can dream, can’t they? Also, what accounts for all that popping and crackling sound in joints (before the fire started)? Watered down answers coming right up!
Hmm, time for eggnog or motivation? Un-fun exercise activities spell F.A.I.L.U.R.E so grab what you enjoy (we said “what,” not “whom” to grab) and get your holiday groove on to reach SUCCESS. Head into the New Year with these 5 strategies destined for your greatness. By the way, Alexandra hates eggnog, but Kymberly loves it, so guess who’s grabbing what? Yes, gimme some o’ dat Motivation!
You want to lose weight this coming year? You are not alone. Even celebs have their questions. “Dear Fun and Fit: Each Christmas I seem to gain a few pounds. People call me jolly, but I think they’re being nice to my face because they want something from me. In truth, I am verging on rotund and starting to weigh down my sleigh. How can I keep from gaining weight this year and surprise the the Missus when she welcomes me home after a hard day’s night work?
Ho ho ho and how how how? Santa Claus, North Pole
Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA QUIZ TIME! How well do you know your Fitness Facts? Yes, it’s time to get your freak on with Fun and Fit, who examine the DARK side of activity this time around. At least one of the following Freak Out Fitness Facts is in fact, not a fact. [...]
Can you believe that a discussion about what and when to eat before and after exercising involves discussion of mayonnaise, donuts, coffee, and chicken nuggets? What’s a well-balanced exerciser to think? Do we eat nuts or are we nuts? Read and you will find out. Eat and you will be ready to work out.
Time to get sauced up! Barbie Griller out in Texas wants to keep her sauciness, but get rid of the carcinogens that she suspects make her carcin-sick. She needs s’more advice from Fun and Fit. What’s a good Texan Grill to do?
“Eat whole foods that are as close to their natural state as possible”, advises trainer Kristen Rooke in this 33 second video interview from the IDEA Convention. Fun Fit Facts brought to you by Fun and Fit!
What’s a guy to do when his 6 pack abs look more like a 12 pack? But he does not want to trade in his burger and fries for wilted lettuce and greens. Can a bad boy of fitness cut the lard habits and get to 6 pack nirvana with food he likes and twins he adores? Ok, we might have added that last bit for promotional purposes. Is this a case of “pie or fly: are those the only choices?” or does this week’s questioner have other options? He does the strength training, but does he have the strength to say “no.”