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The Working Girl's Guide to Exercise When You're Crazy Busy
Looking for our best tips on how to fit exercise into a busy life? Everything we've discussed is here, including our best tips on streaming workouts to do at home or the office, how to fit a lunch workout into your workday, etiquette tips for the office gym (including what to wear to work out in front of coworkers!), and how to hire a personal trainer.
The Best Streaming Workouts To Do At Home
I’ve tried a TON of different streaming workouts at home — so here are my mini-reviews of Beachbody, Les Mills, DownDog, StreetParking and more! If this is your preferred method of fitness I’d love to hear what’s worked for you (and what hasn’t)!
Tales from the Wallet: How Much Do You Spend on Fitness?
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?
Gift Idea: Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbells
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 Gift Idea: Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbells
Open Thread: What Are Your Health and Fitness Routines?
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?
Etiquette Tips for the Office Gym and the Gym Near the Office
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
How to Stay Fit in Winter: Snow Days, Resolutions, and Other Fun
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
How to Get Up REALLY Early for Me Time
There was an interesting article in Forbes about how power women wake up early, and commenters seemed interested in talking about it more, so I thought we should explore in an open thread. How early do you get up? What do you do with the time? Any tips that make it easier to get up … Read More about How to Get Up REALLY Early for Me Time
How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
Readers, what are your tips on how to build good habits? Which healthy habits have you successfully started? Have you found that one healthy habit had a domino-type effect on other healthy habits (for example, getting to bed earlier)? A few months ago, I started to get healthier by fitting exercise into my busy day, getting … Read More about How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
Resolutions for 2017 – What Are Yours?
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!
Summer Workouts: Open Thread
When it’s hot and muggy out, it can be difficult to stick to your regular workout routine, whether it’s running outside, walking to/from work, or doing a studio class like barre.
7 Tips to Help You Hire a Personal Trainer
Have you ever tried to hire a personal trainer? Did you find it was a good experience, a mediocre one, or a bad one? Do you have any tips for others on how to hire a personal trainer and get the best experience possible?