Category: Workout Advice

Are you tired of being tied to a fitness class schedule? Tired of spending all that money too? Here’s a way for you to free yourself of other people’s schedules and fitness fees.

Are you going to make any New Year’s Resolutions this year? You’re not alone. Most of us believe we can do better, and the start of a new year is the most symbolic time to do it. It’s not easy to change our habits. But it’s not impossible. Here are seven ways to make resolutions easier to keep. Plus: a special bonus offer.

Nancercize for balance and strength.

  While flying home for the holidays might lead to joy, the trip itself will likely be anything but. After the long lines and hours of sitting, you’re likely to arrive tired, thirsty, and cranky, with your brain and body feeling like they’ve been through the ringer. The good news is that many airlines and airports […]

Don't let fear of falling keep you from exercising in winter.

‘Tis the season to be falling! And nothing ruins your holidays or plans for outdoor activities like a big old cast on your arm or leg. A bad fall can lead to long-term health problems for anyone, not to mention time away from work, family, and the other good things in life. Happily, you don’t need to hibernate all winter to be safe—you just need to be informed and follow these tips.

Since I’m in the frigid, slippery northeast and many of my readers are too, it seems brilliant to do write a blog post about an indoor alternative to my usual outdoor exercise class.

Traveling is no obstacle to feeling energetic and relaxed. I’ve been walking the talk during my travels in Europe this summer. Here’s a quick guide to my strategy–so easy even a child can do it! In fact, every age and fitness level can play along. The basic plan: visit one park each day. Here are 5 tips to help that happen easily.

I’m super excited to have been invited back to BBox Radio, interviewed by Maxine Margo Rubin on her Many Shades of Green radio show. Hope you will be able to have a listen. Maxine puts me on the spot to come up with ten Nancercizes right then and there! Our interview will air this Wednesday, May 15th, at 2PM, and again on Thursday, 9:30am, Sunday 8 am, and Monday 10:30am.

Let’s face it, it’s pretty confusing out there… weight loss, fat loss, good carbs, bad carbs? Whom can you trust? Nutritionist Paula Owens sets things straight for you in her latest book, “Fat Loss Revolution.” Paula has graciously agreed to answer some key questions to give us a taste of what her book has in store. It’s the perfect complement to “Nancercize: 101 Things to Do on a Park Bench,” too!

Are you a little too busy right now? Maybe you haven’t gotten all your gift buying done yet? But, you really want to show people that you care. You want to buy locally, or at least buy something made in America, something that doesn’t hurt the health of the recipient or the health of the planet. Are you feeling more of a time crunch than usual? Maybe you’re having more trouble than usual getting the exercise you KNOW you need? You want to keep those winter pounds from creeping up, to tame the stress monster, and just plain have fun, don’t you?

Have you noticed that gift giving has gotten a little harder this year? But hey, here’s how in one stroke you can show people that you care, support the US economy, minimize damage to the environment —AND take care of yourself without spending a bundle!

Uh-oh…. Here they come.. the HOLIDAYS and you know what that means. Food, Food. Food. And very little fitness activity. Here’s some tips how to not just survive, but thrive throughout the holiday season. Remember, this is a time to celebrate and enjoy yourself, but not to the point of “I can’t believe I ate […]