Tag: exercise

What to do about cellulite: The Health at Every Size mentality

What to do about cellulite: The Health at Every Size mentality

I think we should all like our booties. I didn’t always appreciate mine due to it’s…size, but why shouldn’t we like what we’re workin’ with? We have what we have, after all. Not too long ago, I was thinking out loud about the appropriateness and stylishness of my workout pant […]

Common mistakes in the gym

Common mistakes in the gym

Sometimes it’s easy to have a solidly good workout, and other times? A bit more challenging. For example, there are days where I can’t wait, I’m dying to, I’m literally craving cardio and kettlebell swings (yes, I’m really serious!). And there are times I’d rather throw myself down the stairs […]

VO2 max & the Fat Burning Zone

VO2 max & the Fat Burning Zone

Efficient Exercise

We’ve all seen those color coded zone diagrams on the fitness equipment at the gym. Work this hard and you are in the Fat Burning Zone, a bit harder and you are in the Aerobic Zone. We all want to exercise and work more efficiently. Do more in less time. See results with less work.

My husband, Dr. P, likes to think of it as conservation of energy for better things- like if we exercise or need to clean the house or have the obligatory spousal conversation about the status of our relationship in less time, then we have more time and energy to party, man. Sounds good to this girl!

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