Hopscotch with me.


I know. I’m gonna stop & gaze lovingly at the photo above as well she types pridefully pretending the whole ‘net is shocked how quickly the Tornado is growing, too. The Tornado was four and, more even than the fact I wanna eat her face off she’s so little and sweet, the photo symbolizes for […]

How to build muscle and lose weight–without losing your mind.

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Yes, People. It’s here. It’s waiting for you. It’s in the pile of e-books promising a new! fitter! happier! you! (ok not so much…unless you aspire to be a misfit) Far more pressing, however, a post imploring you to purchase, is my wanting to share *why* I ever joined the e-masses. It took me a […]

The secret to YOUR 2013 success.

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Welcome to January. The month where the universe attempts to exploit our insecurities by promising it holds the (expensive) key to a healthier, happier and thinner us. Most proffer a quick-fix solution to goal achievement which, while not entirely ethical, actually makes some sense. Who wouldn’t, if given the choice between fast and easy or […]

Walk with me (NAKANO splash it on/step it up challenge).

I love me some power-walking.

Ahhh People.  Ive yammered at length about how Im just not a runner. Ive done it.  Im not good at it.  I get more of  a runners GOOD BYE than a runners HIGH. Im a lover not a fighter. Im a walker not a runner.  It fits my self-definition:  soft of core, (at times) owied […]

My workouts.


Back on this post a few of you asked for specifics on my 20 minute workout.     It’s also a question I get pretty frequently by email.  It seems you wanna know what, exactly, I do for my weights routine, how frequently I lift etc.  You crazy. The thing is, ala the We dont […]

Im LOYAL to my Lebert Equalizer (giveaway)

People, whether we wanna admit it or not, we fitness-types are a fickle fickle bunch. Some of our ficklenessment (technical term) is in the name of cross-training/muscle confusion & some is simply in the name of seeking the next!great!fitness!gadget! I’m as guilty as any of us and have found, all too frequently, that the next […]

Wordless Wednesday (*Zensah style*)


(which really means Fewer Word Wednesday…this time with more giveaway) Zensah offered me the opportunity to try their compression running skirt/sports bra. Note the smile. I like’y being compressed. The obligatory butt rear view of the Zensah skirt (and my need for a haircut). I liked running in the skirt, but I think Id LOVE […]

Heartrate monitors & reader email backlog.

Disclaimer: Ive sucked lately been remiss in answering reader emails.  Not sure what else to say except you’ll have that sometimes… Hi MizFit, I saw you tweet that you dont use a heart rate monitor. what do you do instead? thanks!!! I’m slowly realizing Im just not a fan of gadgets. I weigh once a […]

I have the NEED for (Vibram Five Fingers) SPEED.

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Because G-d forbid Ren Man & I dont roll as TWINSIES. Oh People. I sit here gazing alternately at the whitewhite expanse of my unwritten post, back down at my pink toe-sneaker clad feet and I’m stuck. Ive got nothin’ You know that place where you’re so wholly, utterly, completely in LOVE you can think […]

The use of foam rollers in running (guest post).

Many thanks to Heather for responding to my pleas for a post on foam rollers. This might sound over-the-top, but the foam roller is probably the single most influential piece of exercise equipment I have used so far (though my Vibram Five Fingers are challenging that position). Essentially, the foam roller is a personal massage […]