Part 4: 12 Accessible, Achievable Tips To Relieve Stress

We all know the benefits of exercise. If you’ve read any of my articles on adopting an achievable exercise program that works, you already know it trumps food as the number one way […]

Part 3

We’ve learned about the impact of stress on your workouts, weight loss, and health. I hope I’ve piqued your interest in finding ways to get it “in check” and explore some s-l-o-w-i-n-g  d-o-w-n. […]

Part 2

You may be wondering: how can your busy lifestyle lead to weight gain and injury. You may be saying, “I’m active, I exercise, and I am always moving or doing. What’s so wrong […]

Street Style: Jessica Allen

When I think of Jessica “Jess” Allen, I think three things: “adventurous,” “strong,” and “loads-of-positive-energy.” Jess is worldly, courageous, and loves and adventure. The more exciting the adventure, the better for this super-stylish, […]

In this series about stress and its effects on your health, I’ll explain how and why the results of a frenetic pace can be downright dangerous not only to your workouts but also […]

The FOR “Race to the Top” Spring Challenge

So did yesterday’s and Tuesday’s glorious warm weather cheer you up and put a little “spring” in your step? And while enjoying a little time outside, did the reality that Spring Break and […]

Street Style: Amy Conway Hatcher

The amazing, brilliant, hysterically funny, and caring Amy Hatcher raises the intelligence and levity in any room. Amy was referred to Fitness on the Run (FOR) by our mutual friend (also lovely and […]

Share the Love, part 3: What To Look for in a Workout Buddy

If you’ve been following me this month you know that I’m a big proponent of having a workout partner. I’ve talked about some of the benefits of having a partner and have even […]

Share the Love, part 2: Your Spouse/Partner as Workout Partner (Yes, Really)

Last week I wrote about the benefits of having a training partner. If I’m having any influence over your behaviors (which I hope I am), this now means you’re wondering where you might […]

Share the Love

Let’s be honest, working out on a regular basis is hard. If it were easy everyone would do it and we wouldn’t have a health crisis in this country. It’s a unique and […]

Creating the Habit, part 4: Maybe It’s *Not* You

If sticking with an exercise regimen remains an elusive goal, maybe the problem isn’t you after all, but where you’re going and/or from whom you’re seeking help on your fitness journey. We have […]

Creating the Habit, part 3: How Do You Do It?

I’ve spoken to you about how health and fitness can be measured relative to lifespan, the importance of exercise, and the benefits of making it a regular part of your daily life. Now it’s time […]

Creating the Habit, part 2: What Are You Afraid of?

In my last post, I explained the importance of exercise post-30 and the innovative ways the medical industry is measuring life span. We explored the indicators of life span: VO2Max, Waist Circumference, Resting […]

Creating the Habit, part 1: What’s Your Fitness Age? (and Why It Matters More than You Think)

Most of you already know 70 percent of New Year’s resolutions do not last past January. So instead of the typical fitness blogger talking about resolutions, I’m going to talk about something that’s more important […]

The 4 Best Ab Exercises for Those of Advanced Fitness

The other day we talked about the three best ab exercises that everyone can (and should!) do. Today, we take it a step further and share ab exercises for those of advanced fitness, […]

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