My Struggle With Listening to My Body

I always “preach” about listening to your body and not pushing it if you’re under-the-weather, nursing an injury, etcetera.  But, I have to be honest with myself and really look at how often I follow this advice I so often give out.   To be honest with all of you, taking it easy and having…

Gifts for Dad

Health and Fitness Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re looking for a last minute gift idea.  Have a health and fitness minded guy on your list?  Look no further!  I have put together a list of great gift ideas for dad/grandpa/husband/etc that are all centered around health, fitness and healthy living.…

Gym Bag Finds

Gym Bag Essentials

Maybe I’m going just a littleeeee overboard with these Polyvore posts lately, but really guys…this is my life.  I am always looking at what fashion, fitness and nutrition items/posts you guys would like and got a request from a fellow reader to do a “What’s in your gym bag” post. The following items are what I…

Laying Out at the Pool

Tone It Up Bikini Series Check In

It is week 4 of the Tone It Up Bikini Series and since I’m at the halfway point, I wanted to check in with all of you.  I’ll be detailing my thoughts on the series so far and some exciting tidbits about new products and workouts. So far the challenge has been great!  I had a few…

Bikini Series Vision Board

Life Lately and Bikini Series Updates

Whew! Life has been busy, busy, busy the past few weeks and the blog got a little neglected.  I am still having some health problems (don’t worry, nothing too serious) that are wearing me down and causing me to have a little less “steam” than usual.  Hopefully things will get straightened out fairly soon. Today…

Tone It Up Bikini Series

Tone It Up Bikini Series Kick-Off

Something exciting is starting next week that I am SO excited for.  Are you guys ready for another Tone It Up series? If you’re new to my blog or not sure what Tone It Up is, I would recommend reading more on these amazing trainers and how finding TIU has impacted my life.  Hooked yet?…Thought…

Changing Up Your Routine, Part 1

Spring must have put an extra little bit of pep in my step because I have been switching up my winter work out schedule like crazy lately.  And, so far, it’s great to be able to add a little variety to my week rather than just running, weights, yoga and stretching.  I think a change…