Spring Forward to Action: Put Your Best Foot Forward

As I mentioned Wednesday in: What Are We Doing?, we’re focusing on endurance this month and today is our second day of the official Spring Forward to Action plan and since I’m working on endurance, here’s what my workout plan for today looks like: 30 minutes on the treadmill at a comfortable 2.7 pace – this is my warm-up for the day Roller skating for fun – 30 minutes or so 20 minutes of yoga – always a great way to get the body and the mind in sync in the morning Okay, that was the plan for putting my … Continue reading

Dear Heather … You Said ….

Good morning and welcome to January’s first edition of Dear Heather. I am thinking it might need another title, so if you have a suggestion, I’d love to hear it. If it comes down to a contest, well – I may launch one just for that reason next week. Let’s see how it goes. In the meanwhile, let’s dive into a couple of letters I got over the weekend. Arguing Over the Game Console Dear Heather, You wrote an article about the Nintendo Wii and my husband and I have been having an argument about whether or not to get … Continue reading

Are You a Stroller Mom?

Stroller Fitness classes are more than just a few moms getting together on the way to walk their children to school. In fact, they are appearing all over the fitness landscape from the high-end fitness centers to the local community centers. Stroller fitness classes combine squats for toning your glutes and thighs and power walking along with entertaining their babies and toddlers inside of their strollers as they stride their way into fitness. The stroller mom can start out with stretches to the fun tune of head, shoulders, knees and toes that will generate applause from their toddlers and put … Continue reading