Check In: 2015 Goals

I can’t believe we’re already through 66% of the year! Since there are only four months left for me to complete my goals for the year, I figured with was time to check in and see where I was at. When I last checked in back in April I was doing really well with my fitness…

Review: Blogilates Water Bottles

Update – 11/3/2015: Although I have had issues with this water bottle, the customer service team did work with me for a solution. I’m not sure the quality is up to the price, but I do appreciate that they took the time to hear my concerns and correct it. Update – 10/27/2015: My Detox Water Bottle…

Detroit Half Training: Weeks 7 & 8

I was determined to start week seven off better than the previous weeks had been, so I signed up for OrangeTheory on Monday morning. I was taking the advice of one of the OTF instructors that going there more often would help my half training even if I’m not getting all my runs in. The…

Zumba Kids + Kids Jr. Training

As I mentioned in my last post, I just attended Zumba Convention and while I was there I took the Zumba Kids & Zumba Kids Jr. training. I also mentioned in my last post that I LOVED this training, so much like Zumba Step training and Zumba Toning training, I figured I would recap and…

Let It Move You: Zumba Convention 2015

Zumba is a completely awesome workout to experience. Zumba Convention is a completely awesome industry event to experience, and I’m already excited for Zumba Convention 2016. ZINCon, to shorten it, is a four day party of classes, workshops and training to build on each Zumba instructors teaching methods. This was the first year I attended…

10 Must Haves for a Healthy Fridge

When it comes to eating a healthy, balanced diet, one thing always seems to stand in the way: convenience. When faced with the choice between time spent preparing and cooking a homemade meal, it’s so much easier (and, for the most part, inexpensive) to opt for convenience over health in the kitchen, which often means…

Detroit Half Marathon Training: Week 6

As I mentioned with Week 5‘s training, things were not going so well. That included not looking at my training schedule, so I did not realize I was supposed to run on Monday for the start of my sixth week of training. Oops! Not the way to start out when you’re trying to turn things…

Wellcoin: New App Ensures Fitness Pays Off, Literally

Last week I learned about the launch of a new app called Wellcoin. This app rewards you with virtual coins for healthy activities and the coins can be redeemed for various goods and services. After the app launched, I quickly downloaded it to try it out. It reminded me of another app I had seen…

Detroit Half Training: Week 5

After two crappy weeks of training, I decided to update my training schedule. Here’s a new copy of what it looks like. I started off this week with my newly schedule 3.5 mile run. It was a hot and humid Florida morning but I managed to get through it at a 12:03 average pace, which…