Monday, December 23, 2013

Workouts From Iowa

I am going back to the Iowa Girl Eats blog.
She has some great workouts posted on her site. Here are some great treadmill workouts of varying lengths along with some other fitness workouts.  She also keeps a daily log of workouts she does.
Check it out here

I am going to take some time off from blogging over the holidays. See you soon and enjoy your holiday season!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Delicious, Healthy Chili

This sounds yummy and it’s the perfect time of year for some good chili!
Here is a recipe for turkey chilli with apples. It’s healthy and it's a post from the Iowa Girl Eats blog.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Weight Training

Looking into weight training?

Lisa Lavia Ryan recently posted an article in the Des Moines Register that went through some great plans to get you started.
The article discusses how free weights can be better than machines.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Smart Food Substitutes

Smart substitutes are just plain smart.
This article from the Des Moines Register highlights some healthy alternatives for some of your food choices that may not always be healthy.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Season Ending Injury

So you had a season-ending injury. It may seem bad, but not all is lost. It is an opportunity to experiment with other activities.
That being said, it’s disappointing to miss the season for an activity we love. Use these eight pointers from this post on in working to overcome the season ending injury if it happens to you.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

When You Should Work Out

When should you work out?

The most optimal time for fitness activity is an issue that will be explored forever.  Here is some perspective on this question from on article posted on
This article includes reasons why certain times are better than others for exercise.  The article also includes some information about when you shouldn't exercise.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Running Workouts

Looking for some running workouts?

These workouts from triathlon coach Justin Levine will add diversity to your training schedule.
Hill training and speed are all part of these workouts that are outlined in detail here in this post from