Why Nature is My Favorite Workout Buddy. #VZWBuzz

Sometimes people are great. The Viking is one of my favorite people (along with my two kids), and one of my favorite things to do is raid the gym with him. But to some people, the best workout partner you can ask for isn’t anything with lungs. Exercising outside can completely change an otherwise dull […]

Why This Fitness Freak Doesn’t Have Fitness on Her Resolution List

Resolutions. They make us gag think of positive changes and newfound happiness. A sort of rebirth dance we do each year. A restart for our lives. We tend to make the goals lofty like “I’m going to be organized this year” or “I’m going to get in the best shape of my life.” Awesome goals […]

5 Secret Benefits of Drinking Water (Guest Post) by @Alexandrafunfit

Ask anyone what water is good for and you’ll hear, “It keeps you hydrated,” or “It keeps you alive.” But there’s more to it than that. Let’s take a look at 5 “Oh, of course” benefits that come from water. 1. It’s where your sweat comes from, and sweat is a natural detox method. When […]

Health and Fitness: How Self-Promotion Is Like Greasy Pizza

Last night I was unable to sleep, which is unusual these days. I was thinking of all the things I needed to do this week. Some felt only like tasks. Like errands and bill paying and appointments. But then there was other stuff. If you live much of your hours online there’s the updating and […]

Love and Fitness: Girl You Know It’s True

The 28th of February will mark 21 years (updated for 2015) of marriage for Viking and me, as he’s become affectionately known by a few of my online friends. During the last 20 years we’ve spawned two daughters and have encountered, like most couples, a gazillion obstacles along the way. Recently someone asked me how […]

Weight Loss Truths: Don’t Dare Compare

Today I was over at @JackSht’s blog, seeing what shenanigans he’s been up to recently. If you don’t know Jack (sorry it was just too tempting) you can read his guest post 25 Ways to Improve Your Crappy Life here at Freaking Fitness and you’ll know why I would actually dare to use the word […]