Wow! Nominated for the Liebster Award!

I am thrilled and honored to have been nominated for the Liebster Award!  A big thank you goes to Mandie from The Yellow Dog Pink Pig blog for the nomination. Go check out her blog, she has some really cute creative projects waiting for you! So, many of you may be...

How to Start a Successful Diet in 4 Easy Steps

There are many opinions on how to start and maintain a successful diet. How many diets have we all started only to fail within a few days? Food is not just food anymore. Food is social, soothing and a boredom buster. To successfully achieve a healthier lifestyle, we...

This Superfood Trio Will Knock Your Socks Off

This is one of my go-to recipes because it is great anytime of the day! This superfood trio in 1 easy to prepare meal will make a fabulously tasting, healthy snack or dish you will surely make often.       I have to admit, as much as I love avocados, it took me a...

The Best of Fit Found Me: Week 1

Wow, one week of blog posts completed! There have definitely been ins and outs along the way. It has been crash course with an immersion style learning, no doubt! The technical aspect of running a blog is pretty intense but rewarding to learn. So here we are...the...

The 411 on Staying Hydrated

Feeling fatigued? Dizzy? Having trouble concentrating? Symptoms of nausea? If you answered yes to any of these, you could be one of the 75% of Americans who are dehydrated. Staying hydrated is much more important than you realize. There are loads of reasons to stay...

4 Reasons to Love Planks Today

Admittedly, it was not love at first sight with planks. When I began getting into shape, planks were among the hardest exercise movement to do. Planks don't mince words...they let you know right away how out of shape you are. They are like the teacher you had in...

The Perfect Workout When Time is Short

It happened today. The perfect plan of doing my workout after the kids left for school was ransacked by overcommitments. Every day I try to be very careful with my schedule. Everything has to work like clockwork or something falls through the crack. Plan B was ready...

Exercise Family Style

Getting in shape is all about creating a life of mobility. Turning off the electronic entertainment and just getting outside. Remember growing up and a typical day involved being outside until the street lights came on? Those are the activity levels we should aim for...

How to Lose Belly Fat

  Want to learn how to lose belly fat on your own schedule and convenience in your home? It is possible if you have a little self-discipline! Women typically have certain trouble areas and our stomach can certainly top our list. Remember the days of only doing sit-ups...

My Favorite Fitness Gadget

What is... always with me, my motivator, my coach, my side-kick, my fitness compass, my enforcer, my drill sergeant, my cheerleader, my fitness biographer, my favorite fitness gadget... My Polar Loop Activity Tracker!   This is truly the most amazing technology! This...

The Best Weight Loss for Women Over 40

Wondering how to be successful at losing weight and keep it off? Here are 4 steps to the best weight loss for women over 40 so you can begin losing weight today. These are the same tips I implemented into my life over 3 years ago when I lost over 30 lbs. Now I am fit...