Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke somewhere in the United States! Around 80% of all strokes are preventable. If we all learn the signs and symptoms of a stroke, we can help save a life and prevent some of the damaging effects. According to the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association and the United […]
New on Feeling Fit:
Staying active and fit is easier if you find activities you enjoy. At Feeling Fit, we do encourage a planned fitness or workout program that balances aerobic, strength and flexibility training. However, we also encourage active recreation and other ways to fit more activity into our lives. Many enjoy paintball as an adventurous and active game. […]
Feeling Fit is proud to collaborate with Grokker to bring you this free Tone and Trim workout led by Jamie McFaden. Tone and Trim is a fun, efficient bodyweight workout that focuses on upper body and core strength. I also felt an aerobic effect from this circuit workout — perhaps it was the boxing-inspired moves! Disclaimer: Although […]
The RestOn Sleep Monitor uses your heart rate, movement and respiration rate to estimate and evaluate your sleep. The app assigns a sleep quality score and tracks trends over weeks and months.
Fitness on Feeling Fit:
Fit Reads is a new round-up of essays, articles, and posts about using (or not using) an activity tracking device. This week we focus on three classic Fitbit essays. Enjoy!
The most effective fitness program would meet your needs and work with your body type and lifestyle. I am pleased to share this guest post from Matt Riemann, ph360 founder, entrepreneur and changemaker. He is the creator of the Shae Virtual Health Assistant and ph360.
Essential fatty acids including Omega-3 oils promote health and vitality for everyone in the family. Feeling Fit has partnered with Nordic Naturals to share information about the benefits of Omega-3 oils. Nordic Naturals has graciously agreed to sponsor a reader giveaway! One lucky reader will win a Taste Pure Love Family Prize Package featuring new and […]
Freeweight Training Anatomy by Ryan George is an illustrated reference guide to illustrate the muscles used for popular dumbbell, barbell, kettlebell and bodyweight exercises. I received a review copy from the publisher Ulysses Press. I have other books from Ulysses Press that are informative, so I was curious to see Freeweight Training Anatomy by Ryan George. […]
Making The Most Of Your Activity Tracker:
Wearable activity trackers are a powerful tool for an active lifestyle. After years of wearing a Fitbit activity tracker, I have decided to try the REM-Fit Active 200 Series tracker. REM-Fit offers a whole lifestyle approach including activity, fitness, and sleep. Sam from Feeling Fit had the opportunity to test the REM-Fit Active 200 Series […]
A brisk walk is great for the body and mind. Whether you are just getting started on your journey to fitness, or you routinely walk your 10,000 steps a day, there are amazing health benefits from a 30-minute walk. National Walking Day is coming April 6! I hope you will join me in finding time […]
Sitting too much is bad for you! Regular exercise is good, but recent studies indicate it may not be enough to solve the health problems associated with a sedentary lifestyle (meaning a lifestyle that is sedentary outside of planned workouts). The good news is with a little effort and creativity you can help counter-act that with […]
Your new Fitbit is a fun and powerful motivator. It can coach you to increase your activity level, to eat right, or to get enough sleep. While many people love their Fitbit activity trackers, some get frustrated as they do not know how to make the best use of it.
Recipes For Feeling Fit
I love a good lasagna! I decided to make a pasta-free, vegetable lasagna so my family can enjoy a tasty meal that features vitamin and mineral rich vegetables. I also wanted to feature Quorn (a non-soy, non-GMO meat alternative). Here is my recipe for Pesto Zucchini No-Pasta Lasagna Featuring Quorn. The following recipe is delicious […]
I love paella. It brings back memories of sipping Sangria and eating paella and tapas. Lovely! This Easy Paella Recipe is not for an authentic Spanish seafood paella. This recipe has a twist. It features freekeh rather than rice, for an easy and healthy version on fresh seafood paella. It also features flavors inspired by […]
Coffee is one of my not-so-guilty pleasures. As I believe in healthy moderation, I generally limit myself to 1-2 cups a day so I like to make that cup count! This is my first curated collection of home ware. As it happens, I received all of these items for review from four different fabulous […]
Eating Fit is an essential part of “feeling fit”. However, it is sometimes a challenge to eat healthy on a budget. This Enchilada Casserole Recipe kicks off Feeling Fit’s new series on Eating Fit on a Budget. Our first in the series is also a contributed guest recipe from Registered Dietitian Allison Stowell at Guiding […]
Feel Good Style & Beauty
When it comes to applying make up, it helps to have the right tool for the job. A nice set of cosmetic brushes can transform makeup application into an artistic experience and result in better application of color. I was fortunate to receive this set of Bellange’ Kabuki brush set at a discount for […]
Truly fabulous workout clothing for women is hard to find. Yes, I know it is a crowded market. But I am talking about gym clothing for women that is stylish and fashion forward without compromising comfort and performance. If the brand is body positive, empowering and available in a good range of sizes — all […]
Shaving oil can make shaving a smooth experience. Today, I share my DIY recipe for natural Soothing Aloe Vera, Rose Water and Frankincense Shaving Oil. It leaves my legs soothed and smoothed. This shaving oil also contains ingredients that treat scrapes and minor irritation. About This Recipe: I wanted to make my own shaving oil […]
In our quest for healthier beauty products, Feeling Fit reviewed a lovely organic lipstick that happens to be a flattering red lipstick for fair skin (and other skin tones). Hollypeño is a classic, neutral red lipstick shade with a smooth, satin texture that wears well.
Fit, Stylish & Productive Tech
When planning a project or event it always helps to be on the same page. Samepage is a web app that helps you do just that! It allows you to collaborate and share with family, friends, team mates and colleagues. It puts everyone on the “Same page” and saves time. I am all for productivity […]
How you spent your time is how you spend your life. Time is the most precious thing we have. The creators of ATracker understand that, so they created an intuitive, easy to use time management app. I spent the day using ATracker Pro-version so I could get a feel for the ins and outs of […]
Thoughts, Musings and Essays
If Only I Had Listened… Why is it so hard to listen and learn from other’s experience? Perhaps it is just so hard to distinguish between wise advice and somebody’s opinion. Perhaps we just need to find our own path. What works for me, may not work for you. What works for you may not […]
Why Feeling Fit, Bit by Bit? Often when people plan to live a healthy lifestyle they try to change everything at once. Sometimes people try to overnight transition from being a couch potato to an athlete or a junk food junkie to a strict clean eater. They often also expect over night results worthy of […]
Feeling Fit Crafts – DIY Natural Beauty or Personal Care Items
Sometimes after an exhausting day (or an exhausting workout) there is just nothing like a relaxing bath! A good bath can be an inexpensive alternative reward. This rose lavender moisturizing salt bath smells and feels luxurious! When I step out of the tub, my skin is silky smooth. Disclosure: I previously received a free sample […]
Shea Butter is a fabulous moisturizer that is rich in Vitamins A, E, F & K. I love to use Shea Butter to moisturize dry areas such as my feet, elbows and lips. It is also an amazing hair conditioner. It is also a wonderful ingredient for DIY bath and beauty products. Disclosure: I received […]