The Worst Fitness Advice Around (Redux)

The Worst Fitness Advice Around - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

It’s no secret that we live in a 24/7 information economy. Not only do we have access to the latest news on our phones, tablets and our computers, but the barrage of never-ending headlines scroll through our televisions every hour of every day. There is always a new study, a new survey, a new truth. […]

Sweaty Work is Good Work

Molly Daley

Happy June!    Today is the second day of June (can you believe it?!), and for most of us that means sunny days and rising thermostats. Which means sweaty workouts. Lots of sweaty workouts. An entire glorious season of long, hard, sweaty workouts!  But the summer months shouldn’t be the only time you’re getting sweaty […]

6 Reasons HIIT is a Miss (Oct. 5, 2013)

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For my October 5 article about the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout craze, Six Reasons HIIT is a Miss, either click here or keep on readin’! ‘HIIT’ (or high intensity interval training) has most certainly hit the exercise scene hard. Whether you’re watching an infomercial for CrossFit or are reading your brother-in-law brag on […]

Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! (July 4, 2013)

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For my July 4 article about summertime fitness, Humidex? More Like Ice-Creamidex! either click here or keep reading.   Ah, summer. Cocktails on the patio, barbecues at the cottage, and finally perfecting that golden tan. What’s not to love? Well, if you’re like me, summer can present its own unique set of diet and exercise dilemmas. Your […]

Women, Weights, and the Gender Divide (June 20, 2013)

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For my June 20 article about women and weights, Women, Weights, and the Gender Divide, either click here or keep reading!    Last week, I shared what I called “the worst fitness advice around” with you. Carbs are terrible, the elliptical isn’t terrible, spot reduction really works — all bad advice. But in my view, nothing is […]

The Worst Fitness Advice Around (June 13, 2013)

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For my June 13 article about the oh-so-common terrible fitness tips, The Worst Fitness Advice Around, either click here or keep reading!   It’s no secret that we live in a 24/7 information economy. Not only do we have access to information on our smartphones, tablets and our computers, but the barrage of never-ending news scrolls through […]

Time Budgeting: Make the Most of Your Workout (June 6, 2013)

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To read my June 6 article about managing time and getting the best of your workout no matter your schedule, Time Budgeting: Make the Most of Your Workout, either click here or keep reading!   It always amazes me that from fitness magazines to TV shows and everything in between, women get their fitness advice from […]

The Do’s and Dont’s of Your Fitness Dollars

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The diet and fitness industry is a multi-billion dollar entity. Everyone is out to convince you that if you ever want to be anything other than morbidly obese, you have to buy their product. Sorting it all out can get a little overwhelming. I’d rather save all of my money for a new pair (or […]

Spring (Realistically) Into Action (March 30, 2013)

Either click here or keep reading for my March 30th piece on spring fitness and reaching your fitness goals. Thrilled to be on the cover of my section! Spring (realistically) into action Finally, after suffering through the agony of January and February, the calendar tells us it is spring. Though we’ve still got snow on […]

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