Resolve to Pay Your Body Back™ in 2010

You ask so much of your body… why not start 2010 with a resolution to treat it better? Pay Your Body Back™ before it pays you back in ways you won’t like! New Years can be a great opportunity to make positive changes in your habits to benefit your health. Resolutions, however, can set you…

Make the Most of Holiday Shopping: Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle

Worried about extra pounds from holiday treats? Why not let your Holiday Shopping work for you?! Plan a “Black Friday” Workout! Let the mall do the work with these great tips from fitness expert for Lady Foot Locker, Cathy Lang. (You can use them all season long!) Park as far away from the mall as…

Are Triathlons Too Dangerous? Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle

I’ve been thinking about doing a triathlon to help me lose some of the baby weight, but am worried about the stories about people dying in the swimming part. Is it safe? That depends. I’m a big fan of triathlons, especially the women-only events, but you shouldn’t make the decision to do one without a…

Too Busy To Work Out? Use Chunks: Busy Woman’s Guide to an Active Lifestyle

So what if you can’t make it to the gym! Find it hard to fit a 30 minute workout into your busy day? Don’t worry, short periods of activity can be just as beneficial.Don’t deprive your body of the activity it needs – get it in small chunks of time. Research conducted by the University…

Meditation Made Easy: No Pretzel Legs or Chanting Required!

Meditation sounds like a great idea. Who wouldn’t want to spend some quiet time, reduce stress, and be more peaceful? But seriously, who has time? And those positions? And the chanting? It just seems too complicated, right? Wrong! According to an article in Women’s Health Magazine based on research at the University of Massachusetts Medical…

Are You Too Sick to Workout?

Sniffles and colds can make you feel miserable, but are you too sick to exercise? When you should skip a day of exercise in favor of rest? Staying motivated to exercise is definitely more difficult when you are under the weather, but how do you know when to power-through and when to take a break?…

Yard Work IS Exercise!

Check out Eliz’s Quick Tip on using yard work to move more! Remember to drink water when working out in the yard, and to wear sunscreen! Get moving this season – it’s great for your heart, and your garden! How are you keeping active this season? Eliz Greene survived a massive heart attack while seven-months…

Healthy Travel Tips

Find it hard to eat right, exercise or keep up with other healthy habits when you are traveling? Here are some tips to stay on track. Pack Snacks: Eating out can derail your healthy eating habits. Take along some whole grain cereal, nuts, dried fruit, cereal, or granola bars to snack on or substitute for…