Category Archive: Fitness

Happy Humpday: Fun and Frolic


This was taken a few years ago at a pierside restaurant down on the Seattle waterfront in a bayside cafe. They had applied this on all the posts inside their cafe with different… Continue reading

Happy Humpday: Isolation


Standing alone in a vast sea.  Or Ocean, as it happens where I snapped this picture years ago along Washington’s Coast when I had joined a hiking group.  There is such a raw… Continue reading

Tech Tuesday: Nike Accelerator for Fitness


By Nicole Lee…A couple of months after Nike opened its Accelerator startup program: By Michael GormanIt looks like Nike+ is making moves to get more people playing with its gear. The Next Web reports that Nike has opened… Continue reading

Eat better — for less money


Dollar Signs The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy found that over a 15-year period the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables rose 40 percent, while prices on sweets and soda dropped. Adam Drewnowski,… Continue reading

Coffee can lessen the pain of exercise


Cup of Coffee Caffeine eases aftereffects of athletic exertion, new study suggests Let’s hear it for Coffee!!! HOORAH!!!   That cup of coffee that many gym rats, bikers and runners swill before a… Continue reading

Veggie Tips to make them more appealing


Vegetables Make vegetables more appealing: Many vegetables taste great with a dip or dressing. Try a low-fat salad dressing with raw broccoli, red and green peppers, celery sticks or cauliflower. Add color to… Continue reading

Heavy? You may live three to 10 years less


overweight Extra pounds as bad for health as lifetime of smoking, large study says Being obese can take years off your life and in some cases may be as dangerous as smoking, a… Continue reading

Five ways to boost your metabolism


barbell Five easy ways to helpyour metabolism speed up. Exercise more. When you walk, run, or lift weights, you increase the energy required of your body, which raises your metabolism then, and for… Continue reading

Flatter abs with reverse crunches


Reverse Crunches are great for abs!   Here’s the ab exercise I do two times per day. Trying to describe them to friends is difficult, especially just by description.   Here it is:… Continue reading

Five Ways to Lead a Healthier Life


Glass of Water Gabrielle Reece of Yahoo Health has these great hints and tips for living a healthier lifestyle! 1. Drink only water, with the exception of your beloved coffee in the morning.… Continue reading