Tag Archives: exercise

07.22.14: One Thing At A Time

I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed with work lately. It’s good in the grand scheme of things, like when the paycheck finally arrives (the life of a freelancer), but it’s a little rough in the short term. When my house … Continue reading

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02.26.13: Why I Took Last Friday Off

I’m fully aware of, and okay with, the fact that even though this journey to better health is a rerun (of sorts) for me, I’ll still make mistakes.  My goals have been (a) not to make the same mistakes I … Continue reading

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01.19.13: Joining a Gym, Part Two: On Paper, Including Paper Money and Contracts

Generally in life, you get what you pay for.  That adage is only sometimes true in the health club world.  Many times I’ve gotten more than I was paying for – and just as many times, I’ve gotten less.  It … Continue reading

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01.17.13: Choosing a Gym, Part One: Should You Join a Gym?

It became very clear to me, very quickly, that I needed to join a gym.  Sure, I could walk/run in my neighborhood (and I still will, if it ever stops raining), do P90X in my rumpus room, do crunches during … Continue reading

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01.16.13: I (finally) Joined a Gym.

This sentence feels good to type: I joined a gym! Well, it doesn’t exactly “feel” good, as such, because typing requires that I hold my arms up and my arms are not so much interested in being held up.  They … Continue reading

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11.15.12: Exercise Won’t Make You Skinny.

A few years ago, Time Magazine published an interesting piece on exercise and weight management.  It crossed my mind as I’ve been contemplating joining a health club again – the Wee One being a little older, and me being more … Continue reading

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08.09.12 Excuses, Excuses.

I’ve heard them all, as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, and even as Wellness Director. A client of mine years ago said she couldn’t work out anymore because she got a puppy and she was too busy. O-kay. … Continue reading

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