Monthly Archives: January 2014

Clean Eating Dinner Recipes: Penne with Zucchini and Ricotta from Active Harmony

Today’s installment of clean eating dinner recipes is from “Active Harmony,” a blog about healthy living featuring some great race recaps if you are looking for an honest review of what it feels like to run an ultramarathon for the … Continue reading

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Treadmill or Elliptical: Which is right for you?

Treadmill or Elliptical? There is a long-standing debate among connoisseurs of cardio equipment: is the treadmill or elliptical the better machine?  Of course there are also stationary bikes, rowing machines, and stair climbers, but the treadmill and elliptical attempt to … Continue reading

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#MoveMoreBurnMore – The LA Fitness 90 Day Diet and Nutrition Plan

Last week I posted about the official LA Fitness Blog’s #MoveMoreBurnMore Campaign and the 90 Day Fitness Plan.  Today I want to point you back their way for the next part in their series, “The LA Fitness 90 Day Diet … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Training: Is it Right for You?

The fitness world often gets into kicks or crazes like Crossfit, kettlebell training, or Zumba. No one has heard of it then EVERYONE has heard of it, and you’re crazy if you’ve never tried it.  Some of those crazes, like Tae … Continue reading

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Jump Rope Exercises – Not Just a Playground Toy

If you are looking to burn calories and quickly build cardiovascular health, jump rope exercises are a great option. BENEFITS: Portable: A jump rope is small and can be carried or stored just about anywhere.  Take it traveling, keep it in … Continue reading

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#MoveMoreBurnMore: The LA Fitness 90 Day Plan

I follow the official LA Fitness Blog, and recently they made a post that really want more people to read, especially those committing to fitness or weight loss for the first time.  The article is “The 90 Day New Year’s … Continue reading

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Fitness Goal Check In & Giveaway Winner

Before we do our fitness goal check in, first, I want to congratulate JaneAnn for winning the Spartan Race Giveaway! I hope the race goes well and you can earn the coveted Spartan finishers medal.  If any of you were hoping … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show 2014: What’s New in Fitness Tech

The International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is going on right now in Las Vegas, and I’ve been keeping an eye on the new fitness tech companies brought to show off on this big stage for innovators.  This year “fitness … Continue reading

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FAM Box Review

UPDATE: FAM Box is no longer in business. In my Ultimate Runner’s Gift Guide I mentioned a new company out of Nashville, Tennessee called FAM Box, and this past month they sent me a box to demonstrate their service so … Continue reading

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Why You Should Run a Spartan Race & Giveaway!

What is a Spartan Race?  Unlike a normal distance run, Spartan Races include a variety of obstacles and challenges designed to push athletes to new physical and mental heights. Read on for why you should run a Spartan Race! I’ll … Continue reading

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