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MizFit, Jackie Warner, Alison Sweeney, Dara Torres, Amanda Beard…

Wednesday, November 9, 2011


(If I rocked photoshop there would be a hilarious image HERE of us all hanging out) One of my favorite quotes is:  Show me the friends and I’ll show you the woman. (no idea who said it & good ole Google proved no help. anyone know?) Ive found this true throughout my life. It was [...]

MizFit training: biceps, triceps, & shoulders.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Now I’m curious: do you have a specific arms workout? would you share? I want your arms. First?  Totally not my plan when I blogged about the sleep question on Monday. Next? Thank you. To my parents’ chagrin Im renown for saying what amazing intellectual genetics they gave me but the structural/physical? Not so much. [...]

**cue confetti shaped like triceps**

Wednesday, August 24, 2011


Subtitle: No Tornado. No cry. Ahhh People. Ive been derailed from the workouts PLAYouts over the last month or so. It has been hotter than the proverbial Mo Fo in the ATX and, quite frankly, I chose (theres that word again) to follow the Tornado’s pre-K lead and do what she wanted to do. We [...]

Should women lift weights? (guest post)

Friday, July 22, 2011


(Why no. I didn’t train with the Angry Trainer, but I would have if he’d lived nearby!)   For the last twenty years I have listened to women complain that lifting weights will give them big muscles, that it will make them look like a man, and have sat by and watched as they have [...]

On your marks. Get set. KITCHEN EXERCISE! (video)

Monday, December 27, 2010


Please to not change your clothes. Please to not fret a big about having any at-home workout equipment. Please to simply plop your laptop on the kitchen counter (or watch at yer desktop and remember!) & join me. (if youre checking in through a reader there’s a video below. The video? “fine”  My tights? Rock.)

Im LOYAL to my Lebert Equalizer (giveaway)

Monday, September 27, 2010


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 [...]

Working out…not blogging about fitness.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


Today Im neither writing about a new fitness trend nor cajoling others to GIT TO IT! Today Im neither fretting about giveaways & nor yammering lovingly about setting an example for our children. Today. This morning. Right now. Im bring my excuse-laden arse to the kitchen and choosing to do an exercise I love…to hate. [...]

MizFit home exercise videos.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


Yes, People. Ive heard your cries. Ive heeded your one email millions of messages. Ive gotten a DM on Twitter My DMs hath overflowed and I am finally responding. Companies adore me and beg for me to use their products. (**crickets chirping**) You long for a home workout youtube series. Ive uploaded new videos. WorkoutsOnTheRun. [...]

MizFit’s AllWhites® workout (video post)

Friday, May 14, 2010


Subtitle: I told you this post was too long! Hi Miz, I’m a newish reader and had two quick questions I was hoping you would answer: have you ever been overweight and what are some short, easy fitness tips? I want to get lean and got a little overwhelmed by all the information in Tuesday’s [...]

Women’s Day Magazine & bodybuilding.

Monday, April 12, 2010


Women’s Day Magazine & bodybuilding.

I was recently interviewed about running by Women’s Day radio & the bodybuilding post below is something Ive yammered about for a while. It’s new & old Monday up in herre I guess. Radio? NEW. Too long post below? MizFit in general? NotSoMuch. Please to enjoy… Body by my design What would motivate a 32-year-old [...]