Sweet Dreams to Sweet Fitness Success

Sweet Dreams to Sweet Fitness Success
There is no doubt that we live in a fast-paced world that seems to place less and less value on rest, recovery and sleep. Reading books has been traded for reading Facebook posts while long chats with friends have been traded for #tweets. It seems like each year brings faster days and shorter nights, daily savings time or not. Between... Read More

Boost Your Brainpower-Take a Run!

Boost Your Brainpower-Take a Run!
When we think about fitness, we naturally focus on the physical benefits. Decreased fat, increased muscle, improved sports performance, and even improved blood pressure are only a few benefits commonly recognized as the results of a regular fitness program. Are there, however, benefits to physical fitness that go beyond the physical? Could we in fact be exercising, strengthening and improving... Read More

sometimes the road to real fitness requires love?

sometimes the road to real fitness requires love?
I don’t exactly remember when it happened. That moment when my relationship with food went from one that was normal and healthy to one that was incredibly unhealthy and potentially life threatening. I do know many girls who were in my peer group during high school and college faced a similar challenge. I also know that I was one of... Read More

is your sugar addiction interfering with your pursuit of real fitness and health?

is your sugar addiction interfering with your pursuit of real fitness and health?
Sucrose Sugar Beet Sugar Cane  Sugar   Sugar gets a pretty bad rap these days and in my opinion, rightfully so. What used to be a special occasion treat is now hidden in about every processed food we eat. I recently read that the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar a YEAR. How is that even possible? Considering... Read More

real fitness with raynaud’s phenomenon

real fitness with raynaud’s phenomenon
 What is it like to love real fitness, require being outside yet suffer from what is considered a bit of a medical mystery by most professionals?   Raynaud’s Phenomenon, Raynaud’s Syndrome, Raynaud’s Disease    To be very honest, I have never been a fan of winter or cold weather. I define “cold” as anything under 60˚ which means even in... Read More