When you're using an upright stationary bike, lean back and hold for a few seconds while pedaling. You can also move back and forth several times to get an extra burn. This is a great movement to get in some cardio while strengthening your core at the same time!
MAN! Getting ready to go out of town while trying to be healthy is a lot of work! Sometimes I stop and wonder if it's all worth it...... and I answer myself right back with a HELL YES! I remember when I used to just get up and go! That was also the same time I was… Continue reading Health Hacks For The Vacationer
When you are overweight, you'll find yourself with overweight habits. Makes sense right? It goes the same for healthy people. Healthy people have healthy habits. This is a good time to reflect on your habits and pin point where you can improve. The first thing to look at is the circle you surround yourself with. In… Continue reading Fit Tip #27 You Are Who You Hang With
You’re at home on your couch, what are you doing? Facebook? Youtube? Watching tv? Browsing social media? Texting your friends? These are all things you can STILL do from inside the gym walls! When you’re at the gym, instead of driving yourself crazy with how many minutes you have left on the treadmill or the fact you’d rather… Continue reading Fit Tip #25 We are all busy…Do WORK during your WORKout!
Hey guys! I wanted to share with you all a great local magazine home to the Jacksonville Beach area. Even if you aren't a local, you'll find something in every issue that strikes an interest. This month my fit friend Ami and I were featured in an ad to promote my blog and her training services.… Continue reading TGIF! Skinny Fat Girl Featured In Local Magazine!
Before consuming meals, snack on a cup of your favorite veggies. My veggie of choice is sugar snap peas! Think of this as your pre-meal. This will help you fill up on the good stuff so you cut the chances of overeating or indulging in too much of the bad!
Don't drink away your calories! Even though you're following a great meal plan, you could be damaging your results with empty calories. Be careful and mindful with the beverages you are consuming. During the week you may be cutting out soda, sweet tea, and juice but that doesn't mean going overboard over the weekend and treating yourself with alcohol, soda,… Continue reading Fit Tip #23 What You’re Not Doing Enough Of That’s Keeping You Overweight!