Move More

Every night before I go to bed I use my phone to set my alarm. When I say “set my alarm” I should let you know that I have two sometimes three alarms set for the morning. I do not set three alarms because I cannot wake up, but it is because I want those… Continue reading »

If you have read my earlier blog, you know how and why I joined Orangetheory Fitness, a group fitness studio. Today, I want to share a little more about my experience with Orangetheory – in a nutshell, it’s awesome! When I walked in this studio for the first time, I wondered about the name. In… Continue reading »

If you have an after-work workout or walk scheduled, do you find yourself starting to think about it starting around 2pm? Research shows that even those that end up keeping their commitment to an afternoon workout, can have negative thoughts leading up to the event. I’m too tired, I have too much to do, it’s… Continue reading »

I had a fitness tracker for about a year-and-a-half. It seemed like the niftiest thing ever. Not only was I able to track my daily step count, and the quality and quantity of my sleep, but I eventually learned how to pair it with my food tracker and could get a grade on my daily… Continue reading »

We are excited to announce our guest blogger for the day, SpinningChick. She shares the benefits to stepping outside your comfort zone, one step at a time. Gain Something New Every Day I know what you’re thinking – wait, isn’t the challenge to maintain NOT gain something?  But hear me out…  Here is your second… Continue reading »

There’s nothing that will get me out of bed like these friendly faces. These two bundles of doggie joy have done more for getting me up and moving in the mornings than anything and anyone else. And now that everyone’s bladders have grown a bit, and I get to sleep in past 5 am on… Continue reading »

We welcome back our Holiday Challenge participant and guest blogger, Kimberly, for an update on her new physical activity routine. Not all types of exercise are a perfect fit for everyone. Keep trying new classes or types of exercise until you find the ones you love. What IS the perfect workout? The one you love to… Continue reading »

One week until the start of the 10th annual Holiday Challenge! Looking for a little extra support over the holidays? Join us as we eat smart and move more throughout the hectic holiday season. The Holiday Challenge is a free seven-week program available for anyone over 18. The Holiday Challenge runs from November 16th through December… Continue reading »

Hey ladies, this pertains to you! Wednesday September 30th, 2015 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. So what does this mean? National Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages, this unique national program with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S.—focuses attention on… Continue reading »

The Move More lesson from this week left me with three distinct thoughts, which then combined to become my revised strategy for the week…and, I hope for the rest of my life.  And, it just so happens that they all end in “ate,” which seems appropriate for this program 🙂 They are: Concentrate Companionate Celebrate And,… Continue reading »