The Fitness Blog Week in Review for July 14-20

Can you believe that school starts in just a month? Summer always seems so long and sprawling out in front of us, but now as we reach the middle of summer, we can see the end of it approaching with cooler autumn days and chillier winter nights awaiting us. So what did we talk about in the fitness blog this week?

Saturday, July 14

J is for Jump Rope and jump roping can be a fun and fit activity that burns a lot of calories and really gets your heart racing.

Sunday, July 15

K is for Kicks and if you’ve never heard of kick boxing as a fitness activity, now is the time to check it out. Make no mistake though, it’s a high intensity workout that’s not for a beginner.

Monday, July 16

L is for Ladies fitness and ladies fitness is all the rage these days between Lady of America, Curves and more. In our Fitness Journal – Welcome Back from the Weekend we catch up on exercise tips, surviving an infection and tooth pain.

Tuesday, July 17

M is for Muscles and your body has a lot of them. What do you know about them and how they function? Fitness Journal – Power Mowing and All That Jazz gives a great workout and gets your heart racing – it also gets the grass cut and the yard looking neat.

Wednesday, July 18

N is for Nutrition and that’s an important component to health and fitness. Fitness Journal –Yourself!Fitness takes a step back to look at an old fitness tool and how much fun it can still be after a break.

Thursday, July 19

Fitness Journal – Car Exercises takes some time to explore what you can do for your fitness while running errands in the car. O is for Over Training and this can be detrimental to your overall fitness if you don’t understand how to avoid it.

Friday, July 20

P is for Playtime and this is a crucial aspect of fitness that is often overlooked. Fitness Journal – Take a Break from All Your Worries and give yourself some downtime because this is a time that will help you emotionally, mentally and physically.

What was your favorite article this week?

For more great fitness articles, check out our previous Weeks in Review

Don’t forget to support Heather as she once again participates in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

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About Heather Long

Heather Long is 35 years old and currently lives in Wylie, Texas. She has been a freelance writer for six years. Her husband and she met while working together at America Online over ten years ago. They have a beautiful daughter who just turned five years old. She is learning to read and preparing for kindergarten in the fall. An author of more than 300 articles and 500+ web copy pieces, Heather has also written three books as a ghostwriter. Empty Canoe Publishing accepted a novel of her own. A former horse breeder, Heather used to get most of her exercise outside. In late 2004, early 2005 Heather started studying fitness full time in order to get herself back into shape. Heather worked with a personal trainer for six months and works out regularly. She enjoys shaking up her routine and checking out new exercises. Her current favorites are the treadmill (she walks up to 90 minutes daily) and doing yoga for stretching. She also performs strength training two to three times a week. Her goals include performing in a marathon such as the Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness or Team in Training for Lymphoma research. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience through the fitness and marriage blogs.