How to set and keep your New Year’s resolutions in 2018


For most folks, New Year’s resolutions are taken (and made) with a grain of salt. No one really expects the person to follow through. Heck, even the person making the resolution probably expects to make it a month if he or she is lucky.

No, you don’t need the calendar to change to make a resolution, especially a fitness resolution. But it helps to have that event to help springboard healthy habits.

Nearly half of Americans make resolutions, but almost all fall short of their goals. This year, I’m taking a new approach to my resolutions and offering some advice for experts for how you can achieve your goals. Continue reading “How to set and keep your New Year’s resolutions in 2018”

December Fitness Bingo | Tabata workouts

Oh, Tabata workouts. They most deceptive workout in the coach’s bag of tricks. On the whiteboard, it looks easy and straightforward: 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest for several minutes. Too easy.

And then the workout starts.

We have two Tabata workouts for the December #fitnessbingo challenge. One is relatively easy and a perfect warmup for leg day. The other is hella hard.

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Christmas in pounds | Fun facts for the holiday season

Christmas in Pounds; holiday feature

The jingle bells are getting louder and Santa Claus is coming to town. After last month’s Thanksgiving in Pounds feature, I wanted to bring you all Christmas in Pounds for all of your holiday fun fact feasting.

From the weight of Santa’s wish list and sleigh down to the smallest sugar plum, we’ve got answers to all your weight-related holiday questions. Continue reading “Christmas in pounds | Fun facts for the holiday season”

Naughty or Nice | Partner chipper revealed

Just one week until the big day! As family and friends gather together, I thought a partner chipper workout was in order for our final mystery workout for the December #fitnessbingo challenge.

I’m calling this workout “Naughty or Nice.” Why? Because it’s up to you to recruit your friends and family to help you with this workout. The more people you recruit, the fewer reps on your plate. So who’s naughty and who’s nice? Continue reading “Naughty or Nice | Partner chipper revealed”