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Soul Insole – Support for Any Shoe

According to Soul Insole, the biomechanically designed shape of the Soul Insole effectively redistributes pressure evenly across the foot to relieve pressure from the heel and forefoot. The soft support helps to train your foot to strengthen its natural arch without causing the foot to become reliant on support.

5 Everyday Workout Essentials

Essential Workout Gear

Whether you are a serious athlete, weekend warrior or you are just trying to maintain a basic level of fitness, there are a few essential items you need to keep in your gym bag!

Printable – Hooray for Little Victories Workout

30 day beginner workout

Earlier this fall I had surgery on my foot and have not been able to do my normal walking routine. As a result I have gotten quite frustrated and feel out of shape! I saw someone post a neat workout   Read More »

Energy Balance and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation

Did you know that: American obesity rates have increased 37% between 1998 and 2006. The average adult is 23 pounds overweight. About one-third of American kids are overweight, with more than 15% of them obese. It is estimated that by   Read More »

My New Favorite Workout – Kettleworx Kettlebell Workout

As a kid and a young adult I was very active – doing a variety of sports on a daily basis – I even did sprint triathlons in my early twenties. Then in my thirties I spent all my time   Read More »

Join the Walk Around the World Challenge is hosting a wonderful challenge just in time for the cooler weather. They are challenging each and everyone of us to get up, get moving and log the miles we walk on the Fitness Magazine website. Fitness Magazine figures   Read More »

Good Posture Creates Healthier Kids and Happier Parents

Guest Post by Kerri Tyler Most people know that we should practice good posture, but did you know that having good posture can actually help you get in shape and live a healthier lifestyle? Practicing good posture allows your bones,   Read More »

Building Strong Bones For Kids and Parents

Guest post by Kerri Taylor Everyone knows that it is important to exercise because it helps to build strong muscles, increase flexibility, and improve heart health, but did you know that it can also strengthen your bones. As we age   Read More »

Kids and Exercise

Guest post by Kerri Tyler We all want to teach our children good health habits, but how should we do that? Nutrition is one of the first steps. Introducing them to healthy foods and avoiding junk food gives them the   Read More »

Dance Dance Revolution for the Wii

When we had our PlayStation2 one of our favorite games was definitely Dance Dance Revolution. The girls and I could spend hours taking turns, trying to beat each others’s scores and laughing about our mistakes. My son decided to upgrade   Read More »