The 12 Gifts of Fitness, Day 12: Waking Up…To Everything

The 12th gift of fitness is that it gives us the ability to wake up in our lives. Fitness gives us the physical and mental fortitude to pay attention to the right things. It gives us the ability to know which things are the right things to be paying attention to, and which noisy distractions aren’t…

Tuesday Workout of the Week: Just move. Really.

Yes. I did it. Yesterday I made a promise to myself and to everyone here that after a near-week of sedentary feeling-sorry-for-myselfdom, I was going to get to the gym, get on a bike, and make the pedals go in a circular direction for a respectable amount of time. And so it was. I got…

Keep Workouts Fresh: Do a “Cert”

Otherwise known as an instructor certification. This will be one last love letter to the ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, where I presented last week. I came in a day early because, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I had taken training as a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, BodyPump, and Johnny…