Home Gym vs Gym Membership

When it comes to getting in shape, there are a million ways to approach it. Two of the most popular choices are to either get a gym membership or to invest in a home gym. Both of these are strong options and for a lot of us, the ideal place is to have a blendContinue reading “Home Gym vs Gym Membership”

Tips to Start Working Out When You’re New to the Gym

  Starting a workout can be daunting when you’re still trying to learn your way around the gym. There’s muscle heads all over the weights section and you feel so awkward and out of place. Plus, they’re intimidating. It’s hard to lift next to someone curling 30 lb. dumbbells when you’re there with your 10Continue reading “Tips to Start Working Out When You’re New to the Gym”

Can You Balance Fitness and A Fun Life?

Americans are obsessed with a “balanced” life. Recently I was browsing through the new books section at my local bookstore and almost every single self-help title was along the lines of: “Work-life balance for the busy professional” “How to balance it all as a mom” “Work hard and have fun” “How to balance it all” While work-lifeContinue reading “Can You Balance Fitness and A Fun Life?”

How to Set Goals for Fitness and Life

Someone recently e-mailed me about goal setting and I thought I’d take the time to go a little more in depth about how to set goals and if you even should set goals. This post gets a little personal, but goals are a part of who I am so that’s the only way to show you howContinue reading “How to Set Goals for Fitness and Life”

Vita Jym Review – Should You Take Multivitamins?

Only one in ten Americans eat enough fruits and veggies. Of course, this isn’t shocking to anyone, but the problem is that by not eating enough, we deprive our bodies of the essential nutrients we need. Also, so many people in the fitness industry are constantly pushing macronutrients (IIFYM – protein, carbs, fats) while completelyContinue reading “Vita Jym Review – Should You Take Multivitamins?”