Get Your Yoga On!

The Benefits of Yoga Whenever I think of yoga, I think relaxation, peacefulness, serenity, quiet, flexibility, stretching and harmony. It just seems like such a calm, mellow, stress-reducing activity. And it looks really easy…ha!ha! This is one of those times when looks can be deceiving. Usually you start out really slowly just doing some stretches […] Read more »

Hot At Home by Jackie Burgmann

HOT AT HOME an In-Home Workout Program, created by Jackie Burgmann Jackie Burgmann is a successful Cougar living in Vancouver, Canada. She is a self-professed “Fitness Junkie” and former party girl. She went from being a smoker to having rock-hard six-pack abs, all without setting foot in a gym. And, she did it in the […] Read more »

Patience Leads To Progress

I’ve been harping on “patience” a lot lately and I think it’s because I really want this message to permeate.  I’ve been guilty of being super impatient, and quitting programs or falling off the wagon when progress was either slow or not apparent.  Please don’t let the same thing happen to you. Patience is a […] Read more »

Brand New Diet Trick – Patience!

Sometimes it’s so overwhelming and such a struggle you just want to give up, quit, and be done with the whole thing. What am I talking about? If you’ve been there, you already know. I’m talking about the frustration and depression that sets in when you are doing every single thing right, and yet you […] Read more »

Crowded Gym!

Is your gym crowded? Is there an actual line at the front desk to get in? Do you walk in the door and struggle to make your way to the locker room, only to get the absolute last locker way off in the corner with the broken handle? Do you happen to glance into the […] Read more »

Amino acids: A girl’s guide Muscle and Fitness Hers

Check out this great article on the Muscle and Fitness Hers website! It’s about amino acids and the role each one plays in your health efforts. It takes the mystery out of “BCAA”s and what they mean. I’ve been taking BCAA for a while, but I didn’t always understand why. This article will clear up […] Read more »

Welcome to December

Hello Cougars!  Welcome to December!  I love the beginning of a new month and the fresh start that it offers.  (This may have more to do with “all-or-nothing” syndrome, but that’s a topic for another day!).  December is special, not only because of all the lovely holidays, but because it’s your last chance to get […] Read more »