Working Out

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Staying healthy while staying busy

I've been a little MIA this week.  It's been a busy busy week with my full-time and part-time job.  I haven't been doing a good job at keeping you informed with what I've been doing. First off, it's launch week [...]

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]

A training shoe: Asics GEL-Fit Sana

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of ASICS. Do you know the different between shoes? I see many people wearing the wrong shoes for different activities. That's why I was so jazzed to get a pair of the [...]

Christmas presents for your health minded person

Next week is Christmas.  Have you done your shopping?  I haven't done much shopping at all.  I should probably get on it.  Just in case you're still searching for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer, I thought I would go [...]

It’s time to get your HIIT on!

It's time to change up those workouts people.  When I feel like I need a change, I take a HIIT. HIIT = High Intensity Interval Training.  It burns A LOT of calories and gets in everything that you need.  Cardio [...]

The pie hit the trash so let’s try something new

There's nothing wrong with Thanksgiving eating but there is a problem with leftovers.  It's especially hard to be one of those people who HATES to throw food away.  Continuing the Thanksgiving eating for many days after Thanksgiving can be a [...]

Never underestimate the importance of stretching

I'm a firm believer in stretching but I know a lot of people who don't stretch at all. I couldn't imagine running a half marathon and not stretching...or doing a 45 minute spinning class and just walking out. I will [...]

The king of grocery shopping

I spent the weekend with my best friend in Mississippi while Willie stayed behind to handle the dogs!  He also had to handle the grocery shopping so that we could successfully handle the Sunday meal prepping. For the record, my [...]

A few things I learned this week

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope it's been a great week for everyone.  It's been a good week for me!  I'm always behind when I can't do my meal prep on Sundays.  It's been a very telling week and I've learned [...]