Fit Five: Tricia

Today’s Fit Five Friday features Tricia from New York. Let’s see what she has to say about health, fitness, and her body. 1. What do you love about your body? I like my height. It’s great to be tall! Fortunately or unfortunately, it can hide weight gain. But, I also …

Trick or Treat?

Happy Halloween! It’s my favorite day of the year. I’ve got my black and orange striped tights on, and I’m looking forward to the many treats that my coworkers will be bringing to the office today. Here’s a little lesson that’s perfect for this spookiest of holidays, and one that …

WWBS?

A friend of mine (I’ll call her Patty) has really bad self-esteem when it comes to her body. I mean, really bad. I asked her to fill out a Fit Five survey, but she got stuck on the first question: She couldn’t think of a single thing she liked about …

Fit Five: Jennifer

Today’s Fit Five Friday features Jennifer from New York. Let’s see what she has to say about health, fitness, and her body. 1. What do you love about your body? I like that I am not skin and bones, never have been, never will be. I love my curves and …

Confidence

“You’re too confident.” I’ve been told numerous times that I’m intimidating to men because I’m “too” confident. Is this really something that bothers men? Is that the reason I can’t seem to meet anyone? I had a discussion about this with some friends lately. Some think that men actually prefer …

At the Gym

When I was working on healing up my injured leg so I could do my ninth half marathon, my physical therapist recommended that I join a gym. The free session with the personal trainer at the gym I joined turned out to be both a nightmare and a blessing – …

Fit Five: Erin

Today’s Fit Five Friday features Erin from New York. Let’s see what she has to say about health, fitness, and her body. 1. What do you love about your body? I have great hair, a winning smile (thank you Dr. Rivoli), and a mole on my left check that my …

Biggest Loser: Calorie Knockout

I’m finally getting back into a regular (non-marathon-training) workout routine. Which means I’m digging through my giant stack of workout DVDs and seeing how much my recovered-from-an-injury body can take. The other night, I put in Biggest Loser: Calorie Knockout, which features separate workout sections by Dolvett Quince, Anna Kournikova, and …

Halloween

I love Halloween. Hands down, it’s my favorite holiday. I love the decorations, the scary movies, the candy, the jack-o-lanterns, the costumes… Actually, when it comes to costumes, I have a bit of a problem with Halloween. Personally, I love a clever costume. A classic costume. Even a scary costume. …

Fit Five: Johanna

Today’s Fit Five Friday features Johanna from New York. Let’s see what she has to say about health, fitness, and her body. 1. What do you love about your body? I think my favorite thing about my body is the gigantic scar on my left knee, the outcome of surgery …