Category Archives: Exercise

Winter Workouts: A Survival Guide

I live in a part of the country where winter seems to set in before fall is officially finished and sticks around well into April.   The change in temperature typically means that all fitness activity is driven inside. Time … Continue reading

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Willpower and Weight Loss: A Not So Sure Combination

Nearly every potential coaching client I talk to has something to say about willpower. Usually it’s something like “I have none,” or “The last time I lost weight was through sheer willpower. Then I gained it all back plus some.” … Continue reading

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Treadmill Interval Workout – Have Your Cardio and Lose Weight Too

Last week I promised to post a killer interval workout, and since many of you use a treadmill for your cardio, I decided to give you what you need – a treadmill interval workout. This interval workout will work with … Continue reading

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Short on Time? The Secrets of a Success Short Workout

Girl, have I been busy lately. I don’t know if it’s that the days have gotten shorter or if my schedule has gotten fuller, but I am having a serious issue with time. It seems like I’m just getting my … Continue reading

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First Steps to Weight Loss – Are You Ready?

I was talking to a client about yoga the other day. A friend of mine teaches a really great beginners class – small class size, restorative poses, lots of support – led by a fantastically compassionate teacher and filled with … Continue reading

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Should I Exercise When I’m Sick?

I think John has passed some sort of flu-bug to me this week. Sheesh. And I thought that once I stopped teaching, I would stop getting the back-to-school bugs. No such luck this year. So, I’ve been asking myself that … Continue reading

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Quick Full Body Workout

I’ve been wanting to post a FREE quick full body workout video, but I’m still waiting for my sprained ankle to heal  🙁 So, instead of a video, I’m going to outline a quick full body workout for you. All … Continue reading

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Hate to Exercise? Commit to the Ridiculous

One thing every legitimate weight loss coach will tell you is that in order to be successful you have to move your body. Not only does exercise boost your metabolism and help burn calories, it also helps you develop and … Continue reading

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Lose Weight Playing Video Games

I spend a lot of time extolling the need to find exercise you love. Fun is the KEY to making lasting fitness changes in your life. That’s why I was stoked to see super-cool Becky Worley (of Yahoo’s Upgrade Your … Continue reading

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