Archives October 2015 - Fit, Strong and Sexy

The Secret to a Stronger, Faster Half-Marathon

The Secret to a Stronger, Faster Half-Marathon

     As a fitness editor and journalist in New York City, Diana Kelly, is no stranger to the plethora of training programs out there! Choosing the right program is a critical factor not only for the race day, but for the entire experience of race training and getting into top shape.  Given that this was Diana’s second half marathon, I thought it would be interesting to see how using the Fit ...[Read More]

High Intensity Workout

How many days per week should you workout to lose weight?

This is probably not the first time you’ve heard this question and wondered the answer! It is SUCH a broad question that I’ve avoided answering it. But this week, I tell you why and give you my best answer. It was easier to express it verbally so I recorded it for you here. Check out my answer HERE: And to keep it simple and keep from having to overthink it and wondering if you are on the right tr ...[Read More]

How do you make your Passion into a REAL Fitness Career?

How do you make your Passion into a REAL Fitness Career?

“Do what you love”…. “It’s not about the money”… There is a very real and very obvious problem with so many of these messages regarding many aspirational jobs, especially a fitness career. Unless you are privileged with a family (or situation), which doesn’t require you to make your own money, the fact is that we need to make money to survive. Of course if it’s just something you love and you want ...[Read More]

FUN Fall Workout with a Pumpkin

FUN Fall Workout With A Pumpkin

Happy Fall! Yes, I’m talking to YOU! Can you please tell me you LOVE this time of year as much as I do? I get inspired by all the home decor and cooking themes with pumpkin, so this year I decided to include a pumpkin into our workout. It’s actually a really effective, fun, and inexpensive piece of workout equipment! So grab your pumpkin, and give it a try OR just watch how to use it a ...[Read More]

Motivation is only part of the equation….

Motivation is only part of the equation….

“Discipline is choosing between what we want now and what we want MOST.” So many people believe that what’s keeping them from their dreams and goals is lack of motivation – I used to think that too.   But from my intense fascination with exercise, fitness and the psychology behind that, I realized this is not quite the case (in my opinion).   You see, I think motivation is th ...[Read More]

Hot HIIT Workout: High Intensity No Equipment Workout Challenge

Hot HIIT Workout: High Intensity No Equipment Workout Challenge

We are going for it – no holds!! We love this, I love this, you love this, let’s do it!! What you Need: Water to hydrate, a towel to wipe up the sweat and a yoga mat! The Workout 10 burpee stars 10 touch the sky 10 V-Ups 5 times through!   If you can make ALL 5 rounds – UNBELIEVABLE! Upon completion let me know and use the hashtag #fitstrongsexy so I can see it and respond!   Get the B ...[Read More]

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Oooh i LOVE the fall – especially the excuse for cozy, comforting fall recipes! Here is a favorite you MUST try: roasted sweet potato and quinoa soup! I can’t take credit for this recipe though, I got it from Noshing with the Nolans Recipes! and just had to share! I also love that it only takes about 15 minutes of prep time! However, you will want to be home, as it needs about 50 minut ...[Read More]

24 Hour Pre-Race Prep + Sample Menu

24 Hour Pre-Race Prep + Sample Menu

You aren’t going to get any faster at this point, so try to trust in your training, relax and get excited! Of coarse, there are several ‘to-do’s we recommend to get you as prepared as possible and make race day, and the race itself go as smoothly as possible – here is our personal checklist: Check the weather and prepare clothing (warm up, cool down, and ‘in case of’ clothing’ so you’re prepared f ...[Read More]

lazy girl workout

LAZY Girl Workout Prescription

I wasn’t going to write today because I just wanted to take the day completely off, disconnect, and not even get dressed, I even pondered ordering food directly to my bed.

You know that feeling?
 
A lazy Sunday every once can be a great re-charger, and relaxation does not mean you are lazy. However, if it’s not a ‘Sunday’ (whatever day of the week that is for you), and you ...[Read More]

Empowerment Workout w Tracy Campoli

Empowerment Workout w Tracy Campoli

You want to know what makes this workout special? Its a total combined effort and so much more fun as I collaborated with my friend and fellow fitness professional, Tracy Campoli – yes she is as sweet and cool in person as she is fit and sexy! I actually talked to Tracy about the phenomenon of how we women tend to compete vs empower each other, you can check out our personal talk on this lit ...[Read More]

When we stop comparing ourselves…chat with Tracy Campoli

When we stop comparing ourselves…chat with Tracy Campoli

There have been a few times in my career when I’ve been thoroughly disappointed — even disgusted — with fellow women in the workplace and in life. No, I don’t expect all my female colleagues and associates to go out of their way for me and sing “Kumbaya” together, but I’m always stunned when a woman who could have been helpful to me wasn’t, when a wo ...[Read More]