Fitness & Exercise Tips

5 Work Out Videos That Work to Tone and Tighten the Flabby Bits

5 Work Out Videos That Work to Tone and Tighten the Flabby Bits

Written by on October 24, 2012 in Fitness & Exercise Tips, Weight Loss Tips with 0 Comments

These are my favorite work out videos (fitness DVDs) because they work to tone flabby muscle and burn floppy fat. Here, I focus on ballet, yoga, Pilates, strength training, and boot camp. I don’t have the time, energy, or money to go to the gym – all my exercise takes place at home in front […]

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What is Most Important When You Want to Lose Weight?

A personal fitness trainer explains why diet and a positive sense of self is 70% more important than exercise when you want to lose weight. “When it comes to changing the size and shape of your body, exercise is only 30% of it,” says New York City-based certified personal trainer and boot camp instructor Ariane […]

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12 Small Ways to Get Healthy That Make a Big Difference

How do you get healthy when you’re out of shape? By making small changes that add up to big health improvements. These small ways to get healthy make a difference because they work together to create change that lasts. If you’ve read any of my health and fitness articles, you know that I lost weight […]

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How to Lose Weight When You Hate Sweating or Can’t Exercise

How to Lose Weight When You Hate Sweating or Can’t Exercise

Written by on September 30, 2011 in Fitness & Exercise Tips, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss Tips with 3 Comments

These tips on losing weight are for people who can’t exercise or hate to sweat…or both! They’re inspired by a reader who has health issues that prevent her from exercising and burning calories. “I have Parkinson’s Disease and had a heart attack six months ago,” says Win on Need Exercise Motivation? Top Tips for Working […]

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8 Reasons Home Workouts Are Better for Weight Loss Than Gyms

8 Reasons Home Workouts Are Better for Weight Loss Than Gyms

Written by on September 26, 2011 in Fitness & Exercise Tips, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss Tips with 4 Comments

The key to losing weight with home workout DVDs is to find the right ones! Here are 8 reasons working out at home is better for weight loss than going to the gym, plus several workout DVDs I use and love. In the Best Yoga DVDs, I highlighted Baron Baptiste’s workout DVDs. I still like […]

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Exercise Tips for Extroverts, Introverts, and Neurotics

Exercise Tips for Extroverts, Introverts, and Neurotics

You probably already know that your personality traits directly affect your health and happiness levels! These exercise tips for extroverts, introverts, and neurotics will help you achieve your fitness goals – whether you want to lose that last 20 pounds or run a marathon… The key to losing weight and getting fit is to find […]

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How I Lost the Last 20 Pounds After I Turned 40 Years Old

How I Lost the Last 20 Pounds After I Turned 40 Years Old

I struggled with 20 to 30 pounds of extra weight all my life. It wasn’t until after I turned 40 years old that I finally lost that last 20 pounds – and here’s how I did it. Most women gain weight as they reach age 40, and they also gain weight after getting married. The […]

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The 10 Best Reasons to Exercise – Weight Loss Motivators

Written by on July 12, 2011 in Fitness & Exercise Tips, Weight Loss Tips with 2 Comments

Even though I love Yoga, Pilates, and hiking with my dog, I still need weight loss motivators! So I researched the ten best reasons to exercise – they include a smarter brain, better mood, and deeper, sounder sleep. And, I found a funny exercise quotation to go along with the tips for weight loss motivation… […]

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Wear a Bikini With Confidence! 9 Easy Summer Fitness Tips

Wear a Bikini With Confidence! 9 Easy Summer Fitness Tips

Yes, you can wear a bikini confidently this summer. These easy tips for summer fitness are from personal trainers and fitness instructors – and they’ll help you reach your weight loss goals before bikini season hits. “When it comes to changing the size and shape of your body, exercise is only 30% of it,” says […]

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7 Ways to Get a Better Workout at the Gym in Less Time

These tips for getting a better gym workout in less time are from personal trainers, strength coaches, and boot camp instructors. Even if you only have 10 or 15 minutes to work out, you can get fit fast! First, here’s a tip from trainer and nutritionist Ariane Hundt: “Pure coconut water is a great source […]

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