As warm weather approaches, people everywhere are rethinking their fitness routines. For some, that may even include hiring a personal trainer. But finding a good personal trainer can be a slightly difficult proposition: it’s expensive, so you want your money’s worth — but you also want to make sure that your limited time and energy … Read More about Open Thread: How to Hire a Personal Trainer
Do you have a daily water target? How intentional do you have to be to meet your goal? What are some of your best tips on ways to drink more water?
Do you have 2020 food resolutions, such as eating whole foods, eating less/differently, or avoiding some foods for other reasons (such as the recent stories about almond milk / the environment)?
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
Summer recruiting season: always a trying time for those among us trying to maintain our weight (to say nothing of those of us trying to diet)! I still stand by my old advice on how to diet during the recruiting season, but I thought we’d refresh the post with a guest post from a good friend of mine, L, still in the … Read More about How Not to Gain Weight Over Summer Recruiting Season
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?
There’s a lot of talk about the best morning routines for succesful people, so let’s discuss — what do you do to set your day up for success?
Lunch workouts: are you able to fit them into your workday? What are your best tips and tricks for exercising during your lunch break? I’ve blogged before about some of the quickest workouts you can do at work, as well as some of the best workout DVDs you can even do in an office — but we … Read More about How to Fit Lunch Workouts Into Your Workday
Ladies: how do you feel about drinking? Do you think overachieving women tend to drink more? We haven’t talked about this for a while, but it’s been on my mind with various news articles I’ve seen, and with the holidays coming up I thought we’d discuss. (I don’t want to totally rehash my thoughts from our … Read More about Women, Drinking, and Overachieving
Let’s talk about lifting for women…
What wardrobe items should you invest in if you’re losing (or gaining) weight? What clothes will fit even if you regularly fluctuate by 10-20 lbs? Reader K is seeking weight fluctuation clothes: I have a story idea; the work wardrobe for the weight fluctuator. Me and many of my friends bounce around by 10-20 lbs. … Read More about The Best Clothes If Your Weight Fluctuates
How do you politely say no to cupcakes at the office? Reader A has a great question, with shades of “how to stop the food pushers at the office,” as well as how to adapt to the “snack culture” at a new office, and more. Here’s the Q: I recently started in a new office, … Read More about Cupcakes and the Office: How to Say No to Food Pushers at the Office