Fight Tricep Sag with These 5 Moves

by Amy Hammond Face your enemy! For many women triceps are our worst enemy. You are feeling great about yourself one minute and the next minute you catch a glimpse of your jiggly underarm as you wave to someone and your confidence quickly retreats. I…

Be a Weight Loser and Muscle Winner!

When your scale goes up, don’t get down! Retraining your brain to stop worrying about the scale and stay focused on how you feel can be very difficult. For more years than I care to mention I constantly worried about the number that would pop…

Keep Those Winter Buns Ready for Summer!

by Amy Hammond Don’t Fall “behind” on your buns just because it is winter. Have you ever heard the saying, “Summer bodies are built in the winter.”? Unless you are one of the lucky ones who live in hot climates year around, you know just…

Are Carb Loads a Myth?

By Amy Hammond Hold the Carbs or Load the Carbs? I hang out with a large group of marathon runners and inevitably before one of their marathons the discussion about whether or not to carb-load before the race comes up. With the last round of…

Fitness Jump Start with Tabata

By Amy Hammond Jump start your fitness after a break. This past July I delivered my third child.  When I was given the all clear to resume a strenuous exercise routine by my doctor the first thing I did was sign up for a Tabata…

Fit and Fabulous at Any Age

Is fit and fabulous at 80 a pipe dream? I recently turned forty.  Two months before that fun event I gave birth to my third child.  These two milestones falling so close together really got me thinking about my longevity.  Not only do I want to…

Is Yoga on the Run an Oxymoron?

Missing your zen when you need it most? I get that it sounds oxymoronic to link yoga and “on the run” in the same kindred sentence. I mean yoga is virtually synonymous with peace and calm, right? Like many of us, I am a working mom….

Creating an Inspiring Home Workout Space

by Amy Hammond We can’t always get to the gym.  That is real life!  This is why, when recently finishing our basement, my husband and I decided to dedicate some of the space to becoming our home gym.  We knew we couldn’t sacrifice tons of space,…

Two Keys to Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

By Amy Hammond Jennifer Walters, the co-founder of FitBottomedGirls, put out a list five great tips for keeping your heart healthy.  While I loved all of her tips, there were two that really stood out to me.  Two tips that I felt were not only…