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Tag Archive | "Exercise"

The marriage of mind & muscle**

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


  I lifted weights for almost six years before I opened my personal training studio. Yet, even with all those years behind me, I naively thought none of it had become second nature. I *always* spent time with clients discussing form, breathing, tempo, stretching etc. before we even hoisted a weight. I was aware of [...]

My 4 step approach to becoming a morning exerciser.

Monday, January 2, 2012


(This is the time I grab my coffee. It’s also *after* my morning meditation. Im a lark.) I haven’t always been a morning person (AKA slept like a toddler), but Ive certainly never been a night owl. I pulled no all-nighters in college (be it for studying or in other more liquid hedonistic pursuits) & [...]

Bring on the bubble-wrap.

Friday, March 18, 2011


The question I’m most frequently asked is whether I really practice what I preach on my blog. Emails. Tweets. Comments. Podcast comments. It seems the collective you wonder if my move. every day. something. optimally 30 minutes. day in and out. year in and out. until death. philosophy is something to which I actually adhere. [...]

What is your language of encouragement?

Monday, January 24, 2011


I’ve seen this question in your comments  but I dont remember your answering it.  Here is my problem: my husband wont work out. He wont take care of himself healthwise at all. He makes poor food choices and whines to me and then gets mad when I try to encourage or help him. Besides leading [...]

Nuu-Muu (review & giveaway)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011


(The front of my beloved Nuu-Muu. I love it. Im not sure why Im not smiling.  And…) (the back-view.) First lets take a moment and address the obvious given the photographic evidence above: indeed. living in Texas ROCKS.  I miss my hometown peeps—but wouldnt trade the winters here for anything. Onward. Review’ward. Love’ward. I get [...]

Speed round: schvitz or sleep?

Friday, December 10, 2010


(my wrinkled tank-top and the option I choose. both shocking I realize.) Ok, People. I know it’s a hectic time of year & none of us really have a moment to spare. Im grateful that you’ve made time to drop by my neck of the neck & shall show said appreciation by cutting to the [...]

Fila Body Toning System (giveaway)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010


Ahhh. Id never lie to you (or the company) and a few months ago Id probably have said a big ole NO to doing this product review. It wasnt so much I was against ‘body toning apparel’ I would most likely have thought interesting. not for me. responded with a polite no & never pondered [...]

MizFit on TV talkin’ about PLAYouts.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010


MizFit on TV talkin’ about PLAYouts.

While I wasn’t too into the whole Austin’s Fittest Moms photo-shoot idea—-I am really appreciating the opportunity to share with other moms how important it is to GET OUT AND PLAY with our children. Sure normal person traditional exercise is has its place, Ive just found the afternoons I spend with the Tornado being SILLYactive [...]

Five ways to power through workouts you hate (guest post)

Thursday, September 23, 2010


5 Ways to Power Through Workouts You Hate** If you’re like many people, it’s hard to find the motivation to power through a workout once that burns begins to intensify. We all want to reap the benefits of exercise, but sometimes it’s a lot harder than it sounds in your head. Here are few pointers [...]

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

Monday, August 23, 2010


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 [...]