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Tag Archive | "cardio"

Im LOYAL to my Lebert Equalizer (giveaway)

Monday, September 27, 2010

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People, whether we wanna admit it or not, we fitness-types are a fickle fickle bunch. Some of our ficklenessment (technical term) is in the name of cross-training/muscle confusion & some is simply in the name of seeking the next!great!fitness!gadget! I’m as guilty as any of us and have found, all too frequently, that the next [...]

Wordless Wednesday (*Zensah style*)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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(which really means Fewer Word Wednesday…this time with more giveaway) Zensah offered me the opportunity to try their compression running skirt/sports bra. Note the smile. I like’y being compressed. The obligatory butt rear view of the Zensah skirt (and my need for a haircut). I liked running in the skirt, but I think Id LOVE [...]

Heartrate monitors & reader email backlog.

Monday, August 30, 2010

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Disclaimer: Ive sucked lately been remiss in answering reader emails.  Not sure what else to say except you’ll have that sometimes… Hi MizFit, I saw you tweet that you dont use a heart rate monitor. what do you do instead? thanks!!! I’m slowly realizing Im just not a fan of gadgets. I weigh once a [...]

I have the NEED for (Vibram Five Fingers) SPEED.

Monday, August 23, 2010

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Because G-d forbid Ren Man & I dont roll as TWINSIES. Oh People. I sit here gazing alternately at the whitewhite expanse of my unwritten post, back down at my pink toe-sneaker clad feet and I’m stuck. Ive got nothin’ You know that place where you’re so wholly, utterly, completely in LOVE you can think [...]

The use of foam rollers in running (guest post).

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Many thanks to Heather for responding to my pleas for a post on foam rollers. This might sound over-the-top, but the foam roller is probably the single most influential piece of exercise equipment I have used so far (though my Vibram Five Fingers are challenging that position). Essentially, the foam roller is a personal massage [...]

Barefoot running.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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Sure, you can choose to deem this a re-run. I prefer to view it as foreshadowing for tomorrow’s post. Tomato. Tomaaaaato. We’ve previously established there are innumerable things I’ll attempt in the name of coming up with a freakin blog post journalism. I’ve NIA’d I’ve awkwardly swung a kettlebell. Ive competed in bodybuilding. This time, [...]

MizFit Memorial Day confession (video post)

Monday, May 31, 2010

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subtitle: Oh, People, Ive been a bad bad running misfit. What I loved about the W series Walkman mp3 player: Drag and drop. Im a Luddite, People.  The ability to just drag songs from my itunes and plop em right into the headset iconthang (technical term)was amazing. Quick charge battery. Im always the one who [...]

Buying a treadmill (video/plea for help).

Friday, May 28, 2010

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Dear MizFit, My husband, who dislikes the cardio as I do, recently mentioned he’d like to own a treadmill.   Needless to say Im shocked.  While Im not sure we currently have the fundage (technical term) Id love your amazing readers’ insights on home treadmills they own or long to own. Id appreciate all thoughts from [...]

Raising a child (or spousepartnerfriend) who likes to exercise.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Raising a child (or spousepartnerfriend) who likes to exercise.

I’m the first to acknowledge that, although I’m a mama, I’m still kinda in the early stages of motherhood. The easier stages Id imagine as peer pressure & the junk food availability her independence will bring haven’t yet come into play. (Much anyway. This blogger has been *repeatedly* regaled with the story of my returning [...]

Top ten exercise mistakes women make (guest post).

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Please to enjoy one person’s thoughts. Have your own? Beg to differ? Please to hit us all up in the comments. Top Exercise Mistakes in Women 1)   Too much cardio: This can trigger the release of cortisol, the body’s stress hormone that in the long term seems to increase a person’s visceral fat- that is, [...]