52 Weeks Challenge · Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness Review – How Does Heart Rate Zone Training Work?

Thanks to a fun Yelp event, my new thing for Week 24 of Trying New Things was a class at Orangetheory Fitness.   Going into the class, I had a vague idea about the heart rate zones but didn't know what the whole orange thing really meant, so I was wondering what I was getting myself… Continue reading Orangetheory Fitness Review – How Does Heart Rate Zone Training Work?

Fitness · Guest Posts · Travel Fitness

Traveling With Rheumatoid Arthritis And Sjogren’s Syndrome

Hi Friends!  Today I'm privileged to share a guest post from Elisa Comer about how to travel successfully with chronic conditions.  She is the founder of Chronic Praise which offers support for those struggling with all types of chronic illness.  I've learned so much through reading about her struggles and successes as someone who has been dealing… Continue reading Traveling With Rheumatoid Arthritis And Sjogren’s Syndrome

Fitness · Uncategorized

5 Simple Ways To Get Fit Without A Gym Membership

Are you wanting to add more activity to your daily life but aren't sure where to start?  My advice is to start with ONE small change each week and find movement you enjoy.  If you aren't very active, making it a goal to do an intense workout every single day probably isn't realistic, but starting… Continue reading 5 Simple Ways To Get Fit Without A Gym Membership

Fitness · Healthy Living

The 5 Best Health And Wellness Podcasts You Should Subscribe To

Over the past year or so, I've gotten into podcasts more and more because I love being able to listen and learn while I'm cooking, cleaning, driving, exercising, or taking the dog for a walk.  I wanted to share my current favorites in case you're looking for ways to learn more about how to improve… Continue reading The 5 Best Health And Wellness Podcasts You Should Subscribe To

Fitness · Healthy Living · nutrition

Fit And Balanced February Challenge

Happy February!  Historically, this is the month when your resolutions may start to fall by the wayside and you lose some of the motivation you had in January.  It's OK!  I get it, it's definitely tough to stay active when it's busy and is as frigid as it has been, so I wanted to share… Continue reading Fit And Balanced February Challenge

Fitness · Travel Fitness

Plogging – The Eco-Friendly Fitness Trend Of 2019

It's hard to believe it's already Week 20 of my Trying New Things Challenge.   Recently my husband mentioned that I should try something called plogging, and I was immediately intrigued!  Plogging originated in Sweden and the word is a combination of “jogging” and “plocka upp” (Swedish for “pick up”).    Basically, you bring gloves and a… Continue reading Plogging – The Eco-Friendly Fitness Trend Of 2019

biking · Fitness · Travel Fitness

Biking To Stay Active While Traveling | Guest Post By Anisa Alhilali of Two Traveling Texans

Hey Friends!  Emily here.  Today I'm excited to share a guest post from Anisa of Two Traveling Texans.  I hope you enjoy learning about a great option for staying active while traveling! It is so easy to gain weight when you travel.  There are so many foods and beverages that you need to try and… Continue reading Biking To Stay Active While Traveling | Guest Post By Anisa Alhilali of Two Traveling Texans