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Tag Archive | "stretching"

When life gets to be a pain in the butt (guest post)

Thursday, December 2, 2010


I’ll be honest about this: I was torn when MizFit asked me if I would guestblog. On one hand, since I adore MizFit and her blog, I am flattered and honored. On the other hand, when MizFit suggested the topic of my guestblog, I was sorry and saddened. Let me explain: My topic is back [...]

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 [...]

I am a right angle.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010


(and a disheveled right angle at that. The sports-bra? foreshadowing tomorrow’s post.) I laugh that when I shared the title-sentiment with my sister her response was oooh you are so a writer! I love how you phrased that. Alas, I may be a writer but this is not an example of why or how. I [...]

My first run in my Vibram Five Fingers.

Monday, July 26, 2010


OK, People, I must add a small DIZclaimer here. Something we all know, but which bears repeating. Im not a runnerunner. All the info below.  All the rambles which shall sporadically take place up in herre leading up to Vegas are the results, experiences and misfit-musings of a 40 something woman trying to find her [...]

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

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


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 [...]

Old news…

Sunday, February 28, 2010


if you follow me on Twitter, but I did a long run yesterday and MAN.AM.I.PROUD. This whole endeavor has been an experience in trying to shed my Im NOT a runner! mentality & yesterday was no different. Life conspired against me and, as a result, I was treadmill-relegated for my ten miler. (I wont lie [...]

Gaiam Balanceball Chair: it’s a family affair (giveaway post).

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


KNOCK KNOCK on my door. A treat plopped outside. A FREEBIE- FTC (that Id never hide!) A Balanceball chair. Goodgosh can it be? A corebuildingTREAT! Less back pain for me! Into it I ripped. would this thing take days? Would instructions confuse? Leave me in a haze? Ren Man jumped in. “Let me help! Look [...]

To stretch or not to stretch: there is no question (video post).

Monday, October 19, 2009


httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uWCJg_5XzY Now you. Do you make time for stretching? Or are you like I am was & tend to make that the first thing you trim from your exercise routine when pressed for time? Are you a ballistic stretcher even though many sources say not to stretch this way (I have friends who *swear* by [...]

Bodyweight exercises to improve flexibility.

Thursday, August 27, 2009


7 Bodyweight Exercises to Improve Your Flexibility and Balance: We all know that fitness is an important part of our life when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In order to lose weight and keep healthy, we need to incorporate regular exercise into our daily regimen. However exercises that only focus on weight loss [...]

TuesdayTestdrive: Lebert Equalizer (video/giveaway post).

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHTat3HRZ5E I love it. Kim Kardashian loves it  (I know —what is UP with her sisters’ new reality show? please to discuss.) Our own Dr. J loves it. What more do you need? OH. A chance at a free one? Your wish is this MizFit’s command. Please to select an exercise you would hate love [...]