Still Sweatin’: Simmon’s Workouts Still Rock

With all the news of Richard Simmons missing, emerging from hiding, being hospitalized, and this and that. I wanted to write about my connection to him. I don’t know him, never met him, but I think he is one of the most important people in fitness history EVER. We can argue this, but no one…

A Breakdown of Spring Break

When some people think of Easter, they think of chocolate bunnies, small children screaming in terror as they are forced to sit on the lap of an often terrifying looking rabbit, and pastel colored everything. Hopefully they also know that is the day that Jesus rose from the grave in fulfillment of the scriptures. As…

Book of the Month: “Soul Surfer”

My sister, Maggie, always has such great ideas for my fitness journey and for blog ideas. One of her latest ideas was to do a book of the month. I could read different health books, biographies on athletes, or books on others fitness related topics. Then write a small review, and what I thought of…

Year One is Done! Happy Blog-versary to me!

One year ago today my first blog post was published. It was all about how I wanted to be more fit. How in the past I had been a weird dieter, and I loved being active but wasn’t quite fit. So I decided to start my journey, and share different things I have learned or…

Running Doesn’t Get Any Sweeter

This marked my third year participating in the the Hot Chocolate race series, the first year in the 5k race and the second and third years in the 15k races. The series has the tag line, “America’s Sweetest Race”. It 100% lives up to that name, and I wish everyday life was like the Hot…