year : 2014 262 results

#FitnessFriday – Christmas

I hope everyone had an awesome holiday season and Christmas day.  I know our family had a load of FUN from playing Heads Up, the card game SPOONS to opening up presents around 7:30 am Christmas morning.  We had a lot of laughter and great memories and that is what holidays are all about.  While this week was very busy (I worked Christmas ...

#FitnessFriday – Step It Up

Boy it feels great to workout on your own time and your own schedule.  I can't tell you this is a welcomed relief.  Now don't get me wrong - I am not working out less, I'm just determining my own workouts and when they are going to happen.  I am still dedicated to moving at least 5 days a week and so far that has been working out really ...

Puritan’s Pride Mocktail Smoothies

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Puritan’s Pride®; opinions expressed are my own. [Tweet "Join us and take part in the #MocktailSmoothie fun. #sweatpink #puritanspride @puritanspride"] In the month of November we incorporated SUPERFOODS in our smoothies.  Well this month we are in celebration mode which means parties, holiday ...

How To Lose Weight Without Exercise

If you aren't able to exercise due to injury or some other reason here's how to lose weight without exercise. Can women lose weight without exercise? This is a question that many women seem to have especially after the summer vacation. Summer is the time many women seem to gain weight, but with their busy schedules, working out is almost ...

Give Icebreaker Merino During the Holidays

Disclosure:  I was provided complimentary Icebreaker® Merino workout apparel in exchange for an honest product review and blog post.  As always, all opinions are my own. It’s gift giving season and I don’t know about you but I am really excited this year!  I get to shop for all of my loved ones from the comfort of my own home.  YAY!  ...

#FitnessFriday – Whirlwind Workout

I had a stressful and exciting week all rolled into one.  Stressful because my son vomited in the middle of the night at 1:30 am Monday and we were up half the night with him trying to get his stomach settled down.  Exciting because I got an opportunity to share some of these amazing gifts in my very first 2014 holiday gift guide on my local ...

Surprise! Unhealthy is Now Healthy

Can you believe what was once unhealthy is now healthy?  Scientific studies are being conducted on thousands of items of food that we consume every day.  Some of these studies show how these once deemed unhealthy foods are not as detrimental to your health as initially thought. Below are just a few examples of what was once considered an ...

8 Exercises You Can Do In Bed

Check out 8 effective exercises you can perform in bed when you are too lazy to go to the gym.  Many of us have the urge of getting up early and working out.  While there are other people who struggle getting out of bed early to workout.  There are also times when one may feel too lazy to get out of bed simply to workout ...

5 Tips to Remain Active During Season Change

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9 all opinions are my own. Guess what everybody?  I think Winter is rearing its head early here in Maryland.  We went from mild Fall temperatures to hawkish weather what seems to be ...

#FitnessFriday – Give Thanks

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "In this week’s #FitnessFriday I focus on giving thanks and being grateful. #thankyou #fitfam"] I went into this week to give thanks for being blessed with the ability to run, walk, jump, smile, push, pull, lift, heave and breathe.  Yessss....I set out to make this week a ...

Happy Trails Happy prAna

[Tweet "Shop the early Winter Collection by @prAna get 15% off w/ code pspf14fffc. #holidayshopping #sweatpink @fitapproach #prana"] Disclaimer:  I was provided complimentary prAna clothing from their early Winter Collection for the purposes of this post.  All honest opinions and writing are my own. Happy trails, happy prAna, happy ...

#FitnessFriday – Keep Going

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "In this week’s #FitnessFriday I focus on endurance and not quitting. #energy #fuel #fitfam"] My routine got turned on its head.  I am back in in-person boot camp with Sanders Optimum Fitness and boy what a return it was.  I can say I returned fairly strong but I realize this ...

Battle of the Fitbit

Let's get ready to rumble!! It's time for some action. I am extremely excited to share that I am a participating blogger in a Fitbit competition to see which team, East Coast or West Coast, can log the most steps and distance in four weeks. We haven't had this type of fierce competition since Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier but right here, right ...

Meal Mondays: Southwest Coho Salmon

[Tweet "Try this yummy Southwest Coho #Salmon #recipe and fall in love.  Fish compliments of #sizzlefish. #boneppetit"] If you recall I won some delicious Sizzlefish a few weeks ago and I also won SOME MORE!!!!  Yes!  I am definitely feeling lucky winning all of these giveaways.  I finally got through the majority of the fish in my ...

#FitnessFriday – Energy

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "In this week’s #FitnessFriday I focus on maintaining my energy levels. #energy #fuel #fitfam"] Last week was a pretty good week for me - I worked out for 6 straight days.  Well this week I had to skip working out Wednesday because I went to an after-work event Tuesday evening ...

Say HELLO to Health

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Just call me the SMOOTHIE QUEEN because you all know I love my smoothies.  Well lately I have been trying out the Aloha superfood powder brand to UP the nutritional content of my smoothies and WOW......it is really good.  NO KIDDING!  You know I will tell y'all if I don't like ...

The Easy Way to Build Muscle Fast

Learn the easy way to build muscle fast. If you have ever stepped into a gym, most like you’ve used the old school method of 3 sets with 10 reps to try and build muscle.  Then, 90% of you won’t return after a month because you don’t see any gains. Of course not! Think about what you’re doing. In order for a muscle to ...

Product Review: Essentia Water

Disclaimer:  I received a complimentary case of Essentia Water but as always, all honest opinions are my very own.  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "Read my latest product review about delicious alkaline and pH balanced @EssentiaphWater. #hydrate #Essentia"] One day I was running around in boot camp class wishing I could ...

Poll Fridays: What’s Your Favorite Brand of Blender

Hi Everyone!!  Happy Friday. I am surveying for a new blog post I plan to create on blenders. So tell me, what is your favorite blender hands down and which blender is on your wish list? <a href="http://polldaddy.com/poll/8431789/">What's Your Favorite Brand of Blender?</a>

#FitnessFriday – Turn Up

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. [Tweet "In this week’s #FitnessFriday I focus on turning up the intensity of my workouts. #turnup #fitfam"] Just when I thought I put it in during my week of workouts, I took it up a notch and actually did not take a single day off and worked out each day this week.  While that is not a ...