Monthly Archives: August 2011


The Power of Your Lungs

Don’t underestimate the need to train and focus on your breathing. Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you … Continue reading


Metabolism- Q & A

Too many women are quick to blame their metabolism when those extra pounds refuse to come off. Not so fast. The idea that a low metabolic rate is always responsible for excess weight is just one of a number of … Continue reading


Why You Should Stretch…

Like many of you, I grew up playing on different sports teams and took a variety of dance classes—stretching was just a part of my normal routine each day. As I have gotten older and no longer participate on as … Continue reading


Join the Plank-A-Day Revolution!

Do you have trouble sticking to an ab routine? I do! I will go to the gym, get my cardio and strength training in, stretch and then look at the clock and feel rushed to carry on with my evening. … Continue reading

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How to Optimize Your Calorie Burn!

10 tips to burn more calories. #1: Add 10 minutes in the morning While you may be religious about going to the gym after work, waking up 10 minutes earlier in the morning and taking a walk around the block … Continue reading