Quick but INTENSE workout!


As much as I love Ashley’s training programs, there are many times when I don’t have a big chunk of time to do what is on the workout plan.  On those days, I try and create a workout that combines movements to give me cardio and strength training at the same time. Yesterday, I did this and as […]

Exercise and Addiction Recovery: Why Having a Exercise Routine is Beneficial


Thank you Amanda for today’s post! ********************** Whether suffering from a drug, alcohol, sex, or shopping addiction, the road to recovery is often a long journey for recovering addicts and their supporters. Many would conclude that recovery is a lifelong process that will require an effective plan, determination, and a great deal of patience and […]

Airborne Everyday Immune Support Plus Multivitamin (giveaway)


Sleep…..anyone getting any? I know I don’t get enough. Being a single mom with 4 boys, I usually sacrifice sleep for getting other things done. It is definitely not a good idea, but just a result of my life right now. Lack of sleep, combined with excess stress, results in a compromised immune system, which […]

Flip that tire!


  I love the wisdom of Winnie the Pooh!  No matter how bad things may seem today,  tomorrow is a chance to start over again.   Tire flipping is a FANTASTIC workout—try it out and let me know what you think!

Spring Workout ideas!


Spring is FINALLY here and I could not be more thrilled! I am not a cold weather fan at all, so at the first break of warm weather, I take my workouts outside! Here are some of my favorite spring workout ideas: Walk: Not only is it a great form of low impact exercise, but […]

Age is just a number!


I have many friends who tell me they are too “old” to start a fitness program. Just another lame excuse that makes me want to scream!   Let me introduce you to my Uncle John.   He will be 72 years young in May and did not start a fitness/running program until his late 40s. […]

Resistance band workouts you can do now, or anywhere


Need some ideas on how to use resistance bands? Here ares some great ideas from Joanne! Getting fit is hard enough without weighing down your workout with complicated or expensive equipment, so choose to use resistance bands. Light, easy to tote about and inexpensive, resistance bands can help sculpt lean muscle, strengthen your core and add […]

Creating an Effective Weight Loss Plan

Today’s post is courtesy of Amanda.  Thanks for reading and I hope you have a great weekend!  The gluten free diet, the raw food diet, the apple cider vinegar diet, and even the tapeworm diet all come with the same promise – to help you lose weight and keep it off. And, if you are […]

Your child will follow your example, not your advice


“Your child will follow your example, not your advice”     My kids love all things fitness.  They talk freely about  burpees, planks, lunges and sprints.  This isn’t because I have just told them about these things; it is because this has all been a part of their lives since birth.  We have had a lot […]