Halloween Happiness starts at the beginning of October for me 🙂 That’s when I begin my countdown to one of my favorite holidays of the year. The reason I love Halloween so much is . . . you guessed it — THE CANDY!!! There are three days of the year that I allow myself all the candy I want — my birthday, Valentine’s Day and Halloween!As you know from my posts, I am extremely careful about what I eat so I do have a method to enjoying all the candy I want without packing on the pounds. There are a lot of different approaches so choose what works best for you.Read More
Delicious glazed donuts, a rich slice of pie or the age-old classic: chocolate chip cookies. What do all of these decadent goodies have in common? Sugar! We all know that too much sugar isn’t good for us – it’s something our parents and doctors have instilled in us from a very young age. But what actually happens to our bodies when we go into sugar overload?Read More
Hell hath no fury like a woman not seeing results from her workouts! There’s nothing more frustrating than spending hours exercising and getting nothing in return. The reality is that there are multiple factors that can greatly impact the overall experience and effectiveness of your workout. To get the best results possible, there is work to be done both inside and outside of the gym.Read More
It’s time to go outside into this crisp, autumn air and have some fall fitness fun with Phyllis! Let’s use the season’s bounty instead of traditional weights to exercise. My big pumpkin weighs about fifteen pounds, the small acorns are about four pounds, and the goose neck squashes are about ten pounds each. I take my exercise routine seriously but that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun. It’s good to mix things up and what better way then to go outside and workout. This fall fitness routine engages your entire body so even though it may look a little silly it will get the job done!Read More
I’ve had the majority of my clothing for many years. I tend to buy basics in neutral colors so every year as the seasons change I buy a few fresh pieces to stay current. As there are always so many new trends (colors, lines, patterns) I choose the style that best suits my taste. This year I’m super excited with all the different types of sweaters available. I wasn’t much into the loose, super long, open dusters from last year. These three sweater looks are my favorite and I think you need them NOW!Read More
How often are you getting cardio activity in? Better yet, are you engaging and activating as many areas and muscles as you possibly can? While cardio is a necessary component to any workout routine, few know how to make the most of the intense exercise.
Ladies, don’t fall into a cardio rut! Here are three sure ways to get an efficient, full-body workout in during your cardio sessions: