Who wants spend hours in a gym in the summer?  Not me! I like to get up, get a workout in and go! That's why I asked nutritionist and personal trainer, Sloane Davis to share her short and effective workouts which will give you more time to relax and enjoy summer. Sloane is a mother of two and her story goes a little something like this- Throughout her 30’s and 40's she starved herself so that the scale read a certain number. Hungry, unhappy and deprived, in her 40’s she decided to end the obsession with food, intense cardio and on transition her mind and body – and did it work! See her profile in and RECENT TV Straight from Sloane Herself I'm not a fan of spending hours in the gym especially when it is summertime.  I have other things I … [Read more...]

Back in the Game

With all the running around, squatting and going up and down stairs while lifting heavy cans of paint you would think I would not feel so out of shape but I do.  The reality behind getting one house ready to rent, moving everything out of it and your family while renovating another house is that there isn't time for much else. Going to the gym despite my best efforts has just not fit into the schedule. … [Read more...]

Fuel Up with Power Smoothies

It's that time of year again! It's time to start thinking about New Year's resolutions, hitting the gym extra or you know, just taking a brisk walk outside.  All those holiday indulgences might be hitting you hard in the hips, stomach and jeans.  I have a friend who calls the time between Christmas and New Year's Eve "toxin' time" because as of January 1 we all want to detox from it. Whenever I want to clean up my diet (by diet I mean what I am eating daily, not some program to lose weight) I start the day with a smoothie.  I do all types, I mix in fruit, vegetables, protein powders, flax seeds, ,chia seeds, yogurt, I could go on.  Each type fuels the style workout I am going to do that day or rebuilds my body after I have exercised. … [Read more...]

Only the Essential

It's been a while since I have posted anything regarding "my fitness".  I spent the last two weeks of summer barely making a dent in my workout wear.  Now that school is back in session and a routine is being established the sweaty laundry is piling up. I'm so excited to show off some of my new items from SQN Sport. What's SQN stand for?  It's Latin for "only the essential". That's what SQN Sport is all about too.  Using the economy of style for sportswear.  And they do it well. … [Read more...]