2013 has most certainly been the year of cleaning up both my own health and that of my clients by incorporating healthy and happy routines inclusive of good-for-me-foods, a little self-pattin’ on the back, journaling, and harvesting the strongest and most fulfilling of relationships.
Since identifying “things” that make me smile, I want to stick with this theme, wrap it on up, and put “happy” in a box to gift to my loved ones. Read the rest of this post »
On Friday November 8th, I spent the day with healthy living experts at Random House’s Open House event. I learned ways to revamp my meal routines, develop new habits, find greater happiness, and sleekify my body!
We work out HARD at the gym but do our sweat sessions really help us live longer?
According to the New York Times Magazine, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim have developed a remarkably low-tech means of precisely assessing aerobic fitness and estimating your “fitness age,” or how well your body functions physically, relative to how well it should work, given your age.
Without going to a lab, the online calculator asks your gender, age, how often you exercise, the length of your workouts, how hard you train, your waistline measurements, and your resting pulse to determine your fitness age. Read the rest of this post »
Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with The Allstate Foundation and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Did you know that domestic violence affects one in four women in their lifetime? That’s more women than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. The statistics are staggering, only about half of Americans say they would know how to help a victim of domestic violence.
There’s no doubt that domestic violence is difficult to talk about, but with October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, our friends at The Allstate Foundation are helping to give a voice to this issue with the Purple Purse campaign.Read the rest of this post »
Before we know it, some of us will be making our (cue: scary music) New Year’s resolutions. My New Year’s resolutions always includes new fitness trends to try! According to the The American College of Sports Medicine survey, the top two fitness trends for 2014 are high-intensity interval training, such as P90X and CrossFit, and body-weight training such as push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups and planks. More than 3,800 fitness professionals who work in commercial, clinical, community and corporate gyms and health clubs identified the top 20 fitness trends worldwide for next year. Read the rest of this post »
As the weather gets chillier and the holidays get closer, it becomes harder and harder to find the energy and time to go to the gym to work out. However, working out gives you energy, and improves your circulation and mood while making you healthier and toning muscles! Read the rest of this post »
This past weekend, I attended the Fitness and Health Social Media Conference in Boulder and Denver. With over one hundred attendees, this conference discussed the communication of cutting-edge health and fitness information to the public via blogging and social media. Fitness & Health Social Media Conference is a unique combination of blogging, social media, and hard science and I left satiated, inspired, and determined that my healthier living journey will only get better! Read the rest of this post »
I love trying new and different things. I have wanted to try a belly dancing class for quite a few years but a hectic schedule prevented participating in enrolling in a course. My girlfriend in Italy is an accomplished belly dancer and I loved watching her journey throughout the years. Read the rest of this post »
I am absolutely ecstatic about the new site and I’m glad to hear from quite a few of you that you love the new changes as well! GET FIT DIVA is for ALL women on their healthier living journey. On my ABOUT ME page I had my Before picture. Read the rest of this post »
Thank you for visiting Get Fit Diva! As a busy working mother of two, my healthy living journey is not about a number on the scale or a size but being happy, healthy, fabulous, and fit! Get Fit Diva is a dynamic and vibrant community of women who are changing their lives. I created Get Fit Diva to not only focus on your fitness aspirations but your personal ones as well! Expect to be enlightened, empowered, and entertained as you read real profiles, reviews, interviews, issues, and trends! Are YOU ready to be a Get Fit Diva? Read More...
Get Fit Diva is a dynamic and vibrant community of women who are changing their lives to be fabulous AND fit. Get Fit Diva not only focuses on your fitness aspirations but your personal life as well. Expect to be enlightened, empowered, and entertained as you read real profiles, reviews, interviews, issues and trends! Are you READY to be a Get Fit Diva?