Archives July 2014 - Fit, Strong and Sexy

5 Healthy Ways to Dress Up Your Popcorn

5 Healthy Ways to Dress Up Your Popcorn

by Food Critic, Joanna O’Leary Crunchy, salty, and satisfying, popcorn is a great snack — and it can be healthy, too. Air popped popcorn has only 30 calories per one cup serving plus whole grain that’s packed with antioxidants and fiber, which helps you fight disease while keeping you fuller, longer  But the challenge is how to ‘dress’ your popcorn in a healthy way so you d ...[Read More]

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

By Fitnet Blog Partner, Emily Salads are the quintessential “healthy meal,” and for good reason: they’re full of greens and vegetables! But salads also have a dark side. If you order them out at a restaurant, they run the risk of having as many calories as a burger, and if you make them at home, far too often, they don’t have enough calories to keep you satisfied (which is why you’ll start searchi ...[Read More]

6 Sizzling Summer Workouts in 6 Days!

6 Sizzling Summer Workouts in 6 Days!

Have you fallen off the workout wagon? Or, simply in a fitness rut of doing the same old workouts and no longer seeing the results? I call in this time of year the mid-summer workout slump! We tend to get into the comfort of the long, lazy, often muggy days and lose the initial spark we have to get ‘swimsuit ready’. FACT: there is No better time to kick it into high gear! The weather is good and y ...[Read More]

Big Summer GiveAway!

Big Summer GiveAway!

It's time for a BIG Summer Giveaway! I've handpicked 12 of my favorite things -ENTER to WIN! From clothing to technology, there is something for every fitnessista!

5 Best Bikini-Friendly Snacks!

by Joanna O’Leary Plan to spend a good chunk of summer on the beach or at the pool? Me, too :-). All that swimming and surfing and sandcastle-building requires energy, so remember to pack the picnic basket!  And if you’ve been working hard to fit into your favorite two-piece, then you’ll want to load the cooler with healthful snacks that will keep you going AND keep you rockin ...[Read More]

5 Food & Drink Swaps For A Fitter, Sexier 4th of July Party!

5 Food & Drink Swaps For A Fitter, Sexier 4th of July Party!

Independence day is right around the corner and I bet you’ve already been invited to a few parties and cookouts (or maybe you’re hosting your own!).  In either case, much of traditional July 4th fare isn’t exactly waistline-friendly–but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge.  Try these 5 food and drink swaps for a happy and healthy Fourth of July celebration. Hot ...[Read More]