Sitting is the New Smoking

Last week was a whirlwind. It went by in the blink of an eye. The Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet and Tweet happened so quick and then I was headed back to Boston for the Reebok Blogger event that I wasn’t able to fully share some of the helpful insight and tips that I picked up. […]

True Confession of a Girl who likes Booze & Sugar

I am going to be honest now for a quick moment.  I love the summer.  I love going to the beach and having a cocktail or two.  I also love having frozen yogurt after dinner on occasion.  I don’t do it often but yes, I love my sweets.  I don’t use an “all you can […]

Now What?! What To Do Once You Reach Your Goal Weight

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVBLmE5Hm08

I reached my goal weight in January of 2010.  I know it was the strength training that helped me get there.  I lost 7 lbs of fat but actually gained one pounds of muscle.  I remember thinking that I didn’t want to gain any more muscle, as I have enough as it is, but if […]

My New Strength Training Program!

As part of my training for the Urbanathlon, Joe Dowdell gave me a program to follow that has me in the gym pumping iron on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  On Tuesday and Thursday I follow an intense cardio interval workout that requires me to stay within a specific target heart rate zone. When I first […]

NYC: Peak Performance and Cupcakes by Melissa

The past week I was down in New York City fulfilling one of my duties as a blogger on CrushingTheCourse.com. CTC is a website run by Gatorade, Women’s Health and Men’s Health to promote the Urbanathlon series.  I took the train down Tuesday night for a day of testing to begin on Wednesday at Peak […]