The Three Pillars of Fitness: Cardiovascular Training

Today is a travel day so this will be a quick blog post.  It’s my last day in Atlanta for the ACSM Health & Fitness Summit. Lucky for me, I started my day with a group cardiovascular exercise session. A three-mile fun run in Grant Park, to be exact. Which brings me to the topic of…

The Three Pillars of Fitness: Flexibility Training

Everything I ever needed to know about flexibility, I learned from cats. Ever check out a cat first thing in the morning? They take their time getting started for the day. They lengthen their backs, stretch out their legs, and take care to remember that their bodies are only as helpful to them as their…

Tools, not rules

A few days ago a friend from my hometown sent me a Facebook message about Every48. She’s a busy mom who had been landlocked with her kids in the house for a few days because of the snowstorms and school closings back East, and she was doing her best to get thirty minutes of exercise…

I ate badly yesterday, so I don’t want to exercise today. Ha ha ha.

There was a small chocolate and Trader Joe’s vanilla meringue incident at my writing desk yesterday afternoon. You know what I’m talking about. Those incidents (and they are merely that, “incidents” as opposed to “epics” – an epic is when you decide to eat poorly for, say, a few months because you blew an afternoon)…