I always thought my exercise costs were low — so I was surprised to realize I spend a fair amount of money on stuff. How much do you spend on fitness?
Something on your mind? Chat about it here. I’ve mentioned before that I like doing lifting programs. I’ve got a new routine I really like and I just wanted to give a shoutout to these dumbbells from Bowflex, which I’ve had for one or two years. Each one adjusts from 5 to 52.5 lbs., and it’s … Read More about Weekend Open Thread
I feel like I am constantly trying to get into a good routine for workouts and eating — so I thought it might be a fun discussion for today. What are YOUR health and fitness routines, ladies? What about other self-care — do you do it as needed or do you try to routinize it? … Read More about Open Thread: What Are Your Health and Fitness Routines?
Here’s a topic we haven’t talked about in forever: what are your best tips office gym etiquette? Whether your workplace has a gym for employees, there’s a gym near the office so you always see coworkers there before, after, or during work — or you’re traveling with coworkers and see them at the hotel gym … Read More about Etiquette Tips for the Office Gym and the Gym Near the Office
We haven’t had a discussion on how to stay fit in winter (or fitness in general!) in far too long, so let’s discuss today. Here are the questions: what do you do to stay fit in the winter? If you go outside the house (running, gym, etc) do you have a backup that you do … Read More about How to Stay Fit in Winter: Snow Days, Resolutions, and Other Fun
2018 update: We still think this is a great discussion about how to build good habits, but you may also want to check out our post on how to stay fit in winter. Readers, what are your tips on how to build good habits? Which healthy habits have you successfully started? Have you found that … Read More about How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
A great roundup of posts to help you look more polished, appreciate more and stress less, organize, grow your career, socialize more, save more, pay down debt, learn about personal finance, eat better, and move more!
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about summer workouts, but you may also want to check out some of our more recent posts on exercise and busy women, including gym near the office etiquette tips. When it’s hot and muggy out, it can be difficult to stick to your regular workout routine, … Read More about Summer Workouts: Open Thread
2018 Update: We still stand by these 7 tips to help you hire a personal trainer, but you may also want to check out our post about how to stay fit in winter. Have you ever tried to hire a personal trainer? Did you find it was a good experience, a mediocre one, or a … Read More about 7 Tips to Help You Hire a Personal Trainer
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on morning routines for successful people — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on whether readers take time for themselves in the morning — or if they just get up and go to work. I’ve seen a TON of posts and … Read More about Morning Routines for Successful People
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to fit lunch workouts into your workday, but you may also want to check out our post about how to stay fit in winter. Lunch workouts: are you able to fit them into your workday? What are your best tips and tricks for exercising during your … Read More about How to Fit Lunch Workouts Into Your Workday
Your office is planning an athletic event, and you want to stay far, far away. Even if you’re worried about feeling awkward, should you go anyway to take advantage of the networking opportunities? How can you say NO to work-related sporting events, like golf and tennis outings, and what are you missing out on if you do? Reader B … Read More about Should You Say No to Sports at Work?