Category Archives: Strong Body

nutrition, sleep, women’s health, fitness

Listen to Your Body: Returning to Fitness After a Break

Getting back into something you once used to do can feel even harder than starting it in the first place! Especially when it comes to fitness. The popular advice is to take it slow, but can easing your way back … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weight Lifting and Baby Lifting: How my fitness journey helped me in motherhood

Babies love and need to be carried and held. A lot. Most of the time, moms need to do other things while holding their babies. When I became a mom, I realized very quickly that all these new activities and … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body, Strong Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Making Metabolic Conditioning Less Scary: Q&A with Two MetCon Champs

Metabolic Conditioning is high intensity circuit training using total body, compound exercises and very short recovery intervals. I resolved to try it this year, but I’m a little intimidated! So I asked some experienced MetConners, Heather and Verona, to give me the lowdown. Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fall in Love with These Apple Pumpkin Pie Bites

Every year for Thanksgiving, my mother is on pie duty. And every year that woman cranks out enough pie for a small army. We’re talking pumpkin, apple, custard, pecan, chocolate, peanut butter, and sometimes even minty fudge. It’s inSANE! But sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Important Tips for Working Out with DVDs & Videos

Fitness is a multibillion-dollar industry that is always churning out new books, equipment, trendy devices, and especially videos. From the infomercials making insane promises (admit it, you’ve gotten sucked into watching one at least once) to YouTube how-to’s there’s no shortage … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Spiralize ALL THE THINGS! Why I Love This Kitchen Gadget

Over the past year I’ve noticed a trend in the cooking world: noodles made from vegetables. As a die-hard pasta lover, I wasn’t so sure at first about this carb-free-craze. But since committing to live a healthier lifestyle , I was willing to try anything that … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s All the Hoopla About Hula-Hooping?

Hula hooping – it’s for kids, right? Guess again. Just because you’re a grown up, doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t play! Grown ups need play in their lives too. One great way I’ve discovered to get a little play time … Continue reading

Posted in Strong Body | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment