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6 Fantastic Benefits Of Jogging For The Mind

The next time you don't feel like lacing up for a nice indoor or outdoor jog consider these 6 fantastic benefits of jogging for the mind. Aside from the obvious physical benefits of jogging, or any other physical exercise, there are several brain-related reasons why you should consider taking up jogging as soon as tomorrow. Some think of ...

My New Matrix TF30 Treadmill by Johnson Fitness

I enjoy running outdoors but sometimes weather doesn’t always permit such as when its raining or there’s ice on the ground.  And let’s face it, even though I have a gym membership I sometimes get a little lazy and don’t feel like driving out to the gym that’s when an at-home treadmill comes in right on time. [Tweet "Learn all ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

I want to share 5 of the most common mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight.  As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight. The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my ...

September #NoFluff Fitness Challenge

  Registration is open so sign up today for the #NoFluff Challenge (SEPTEMBER): http://bit.ly/NoFluff3. [Tweet "Start your #fitnessjourney with our #NoFluff challenge. Register today http://bit.ly/NoFluff3."] This program is a total body challenge with workouts to focus on 1 body part a day, 6 days a week with 1 day's rest. ...

How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with ...

Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss

The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights". Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons. Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can. Here's why. WEIGHT ...

The Body-Positive Guide to Working Out

Check out this body positive guide to working out and body image. There’s plenty of body-shaming to go around in this world—and unfortunately, we in the fitness community aren’t always immune. The vision of a slimmer, more attractive you makes for a powerful motivator, and why not? After all, one of the perks of working out is that ...

6 Reasons Why You Want to Invest in At-Home Cardio Equipment

If you aren't sure if you need cardio equipment for your home, here are 6 reasons why it's a good idea to consider it. Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Matrix Fitness. All opinions are my own. It is getting cooler outside and for some, performing cardio outdoors or heading off to the gym to jump on a machine is just not in the ...

Necessities for Outdoor Running

Summer is almost here and the weather, for the most part, is warming up (we still have rain daily here in Baltimore, Maryland) so it is finally time to take runs outdoors.  The other great part is if you are an early morning runner, it gets lighter earlier.  YAY!!!! Now that you are back outside running on the pavement here are some key ...

Key Essentials For Running In The Dark

Disclaimer:  I received a complimentary GoVivo reflective vest and running belt for the purposes of this review and giveaway.  As always, all opinions are my very own.  This post contains affiliate links. I enjoy running but the only time I really have time to run outdoors is early in the morning before the sun rises in the ...

5 Running Myths Debunked Once And For All

If you are starting a running program, let's debunk some common myths so you can be successful. Learning how to run can be overwhelming.  And for every positive article about the benefits of running, you can find another article officially declaring how it is “bad for you” in one way or another.   But are they right? Over ...

#FitnessFriday – Fitness Finds 2

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Man this week has been a whirlwind.  First we kicked off our new "No Sugar In September" challenge which has over 300 challengers.  You can join us by joining our private online group for encouragement, food replacement ideas and much more.  Also make sure you are following me on Instag...

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 ...

Workout Week Recap + Product Review

Last week was a whirlwind of a week!  I had boot camp (no two-a-days though) plus I got to run with some of my lovely running buddies.  My clothes feel a bit looser and I tried out some new workout gear (Kushyfoot® socks) so keep reading to see how my week went and what I thought about these performance socks. Monday 8/11: This was boot ...

My Race Results in the Metro Delta 5K Race

Guess what, my race results in the Metro Delta 5K were awesome!  I ran a 5K on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, MD.  You are probably thinking, big WHOOP, but no seriously I ran it, hills and all, and had like a new race-time PR.  I am very excited about it. The race was hosted by my sorority sisters, the Baltimore ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals

[Tweet "6th episode of #Fittube Tag is about Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals.  #fitfam #fitness "] I had fun with this episode of #Fittube Tag but best believe - what I explain as a major obstacle for me is MAJOR!  I have to work at it every day.  Also check out what Markita Staples of Sweshfit and Sheila Simmons of The Frugal ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Favorite No-Equipment Workout

[Tweet "I am so excited to be presenting the 4th episode of #Fittube Tag. "] Today's episode is all about our favorite no-equipment workout.  I am working to do better with my YouTube videos so they are of value to all of you and you learn something perhaps you didn't already know so I truly appreciate all of your support of my channel and ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 3: 5 Things To Keep You Motivated

What a lucky day for you - today is our third episode of #FitTube Tag.  A group of amazing fitness bloggers came together to bring to you a series of videos we hope you find useful and helpful along your fitness journey.  If we can do it, YOU certainly can do it. With all of that said, check out the five things that keep us motivated ...

Friday Five: Five Fitness Truths

Hi everybody.  Checking in with my Five Friday topic "Five Fitness Truths".  This topic is perfect as I have a solid 5 to share for guaranteed results. Before I share my solid truths let me shout out the wonderful hostesses for this weekly link up.  This link up is sponsored by Courtney from Eat Pray Run, DC, Cynthia from You Signed ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 2: Favorite Workout Equipment

What a lucky day for you - today is our second episode of #FitTube Tag.  A group of amazing fitness bloggers came together to bring to you a series of videos we hope you find useful and helpful along your fitness journey.  If we can do it, YOU certainly can do it. With all of that said, check out what each of us finds as our most favorite ...