A Life Healthy: Navigating 5 Phases of Fitness Successfully

I have often referred (probably almost annoyingly) to living a healthy lifestyle as a journey. A journey always has crossroads and detours and unforeseen roadblocks. I like to think of them as phases. Phases really just summarize where your head is during that period, and we usually enter a new phase with a bit more […]

Fitness Roadblocks: 3 Things Blocking Your Success

After a gazillion years of doing this health and fitness stuff, you end up hearing lots of reasons people never lose that weight they’ve been battling with for years. The typical “I don’t have time or money excuses” are really, I think, excuses for excuses. So I wanted to dig a little deeper into what […]

Can my Weight Gain Destroy my Marriage? (Guest Post) by @kodjoworkout

It is a fact that America is getting heavier by the day. According to statistics, 2 out of 3 Americans are currently overweight, and more than 1 out of 3 are obese. This mind-blogging rise in weight is clearly the byproduct of the proliferation of fast food restaurants across the country, coupled with our lack […]

Red Carpet Ready: Pack Your Spanx, Botox and Hemp

Yesterday in the A.M., when I should have been working out like my pal MizFit, I was sitting on my duff watching the Today Show. There I was mindlessly enjoying my coffee when on came a segment called “Celebrity Diet Secrets to Get Red Carpet Ready.” I filled my coffee cup up again for this […]

Holistic Health: Eat the Cookie, Skip the Expectations

Somewhere years ago someone said to me, “If you expect nothing you won’t get disappointed.”  At the time I thought it jaded and negative. But now I see the wisdom behind it. Thank you, whoever you were. During the holidays we fret about all the unhealthy food, drinks, and skipped workouts. Gaining 5 pounds over […]

Dramaville: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Decide to Visit

Here at Freaking Fitness, we’re all about holistic health. The idea of holistic health might give you visions of tie-dye, patchouli, and the Grateful Dead; but the definition according to the online dictionary is: “A concept in medical practice upholding that all aspects of people’s needs, psychological, physical and social should be taken into account […]