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Archive for December, 2012

December 28th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Food, Wellness

A Rude Awakening

I knew deep down that my body wasn’t very happy with me. When I looked in the mirror my hips and thighs just seemed wider. I was exercising, but not as intensely as I had in the past. I mean I hadn’t been to a spin class in probably five months, and last Sunday’s five mile run [&[...]

December 26th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

DVD Review: Canyon Ranch Yoga For Strength & Energy

I’ve been searching for a good yoga DVD for my FIL. He has a pinched nerve and can’t do to much arching, but wants to get into the yoga groove. I’ve had a hard time finding one that he wouldn’t have to cut out a lot of the flow. I think Canyon Ranch: Yoga for […][...]

December 23rd, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Yoga Goals

I could write ad nauseam about 2013 fitness goals. I want to do this PR and lose X inches around my waist. But let’s be real. I need to focus. And there are a few yoga positions that have just been plaguing me and I want 2013 to be the year I conquer them. 1. […][...]

December 21st, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Back in the Saddle

Since the marathon I have been struggling with staying interested in working out. I don’t know if it is because I am no longer as close to Gold’s and Revolve as I used to be or if I am just burnt out, regardless I am starting to see the results of my less than stellar […][...]

December 19th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Food, Wellness

Most Googled Diets of 2012

Google prepares a list the year’s most popular searches including diets. I thought it was an interesting look at what fads and healthy eating ideas peeked people’s interest–supermodels and fad diets galore! 10. Marissa Miller Diet: The Victoria Secret model said one of her go to he[...]

December 17th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Is there an exercise you just can’t do?

Do you have that one exercise that no matter how in shape you are you just can’t seem to do? Not like you want to puke because it is so hard, but your body just won’t do it? I have a few… 1) Table tops..brought to you by Jillian Michael’s Ripped in 30 DVD. I […][...]

December 15th, 2012 - 9:00 am § in Running Through My Mind, Wellness

A little taste of mommyhood

I got a little taste of what it might be like to be a working mom this week. I took two “half-days” to spend time with one of my favorite little people in the entire world. While we played on the playground, colored, blew bubbles, and watched Super Why (I can’t figure this show out[...]

December 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm § in Exercise, Wellness

A little less running, a lot more dancing

You know how there are certain phrases that get songs stuck in your head? That’s what the title of this post did for me. I can’t explain it, but now Elvis’ “A little less talking, a lot more action” is running through my head (and now yours I guess). The first half of December has [&hellip[...]

December 5th, 2012 - 12:00 pm § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

DVD Review: Tara Stiles This Is Yoga

I’ve had Tara Stiles latest DVD release–This Is Yoga– for probably a little over a month and a half now, and I have yet to do every practice. That’s because this new four-DVD series ($20, amazon.com) has so many flows that I just haven’t been able to get to them all. I [...]