Parts of this post were originally written in the summer of 2013. As the warm weather is upon us, people are traveling, and more of us are outdoors, there are great opportunities to be active in your own backyard, at the sports field, or at a park. Use your bodyweight (which is resistance) to put some […]
Feel Good Eating….The Message Within The Message.
-By Mindy Irish Have you seen the commercial where she walks up to the subway clearly dressed in cold-weather gear. The train pulls up and she hops on with her well known Mc specialty coffee drink held tightly in hand. She sits down, takes a sip, and clearly she’s comforted by this sweet drink of her […]
Family Fit Club: At-Home Fitness!
There are SO many ways to be active together as a family. I created the “Family Fit Club” concept and presented on this topic at the inaugural Indy Family Fest in Indianapolis on October 19, 2013. In planning for this event, I had the focus of giving people ideas on ways to be active together on […]
Family Fit Club: Playground Fitness
Taking your kids to the playground can be a fun AND athletic experience. If you can’t make it to the gym, don’t belong to a gym or are not sure even where to get started on working on your fitness, these are some ideas on how to use your own body weight and the equipment […]
Family Fit Club: Park Fitness
We’re presenting family fitness at this year’s Indy Family Fest in October in Indianapolis! Being active with your family is not an expensive or time consuming activity. If you’re in your back yard, at a park, on vacation, or just can’t get to the gym, these are some ideas to get your heart pumping, muscles challenged and […]
Family Fit Club: Bike Fitness
This week’s Family Fit Club idea is about bike fitness. Going on a bike ride in the warm months is a summertime staple family event. But how can Mom or Dad get a workout in AND have kids in tow? Here’s what I did! My cardio workouts consist of three sessions a week. I […]
Family Fit Club: Trail Fitness
I’ve been invited to present Family Fitness at the upcoming Indy Family Fest taking place in Indianapolis, IN on October 19th. In preparation for that 30-minute presentation, I’m planning and running “Family Fit Clubs” with my kids and their friends this summer! My goal is to make fitness fun and interspersed in daily activities, almost […]
May I Recommend?
I get a lot of my motivation and fitness info from others I follow online. I love the beauty of that. I listen and learn and then I turn it around and pass it on….and so should you! So, as I was gaining knowledge and inspiration from one of the gals on Facebook recently, I […]
The Arnold Sports Festival 2013!
We attended the 2013 Arnold Sports Festival in its 25th year of running in Columbus, Ohio. My husband and I made a 1-night, 2-day trip out of it and drove over Thursday night catching the Amateur shows and then the Expo on Friday. While we were there, we ran into quite an awesome mix of […]
Don’t be a food snob!
I’ve been working hard not to be a food snob this holiday season! There might be many different definitions of a food snob, but to me, it’s someone who has to call out and openly discuss what others are eating or make a big deal about what one is not eating themselves. I attended a […]