Top Apps in 2012 for Staying Fit

February 27, 2012
Fitness apps

This is a guest post by Melanie Gray. Technology to help you stay on your game—all year through! The New Year is all about setting your well-minded goals for the year to come. Regardless of if you’re trying to maintain your healthy activities and habits—or trying to establish some new ones—technology is here to be [...]

Get it flat: Easy tips for losing belly fat

September 11, 2011

This is a guest post by Amanda Kidd. For a world driven by appearances, how we look often determines how others judge us. All of us want to appear attractive, not just to the opposite gender but to the world at large. Our body shape and posture send out strong messages about who we are. [...]

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Stay Fit while Spending Quality Time with the Family

July 24, 2011
Family Fitness

This is a guest post by Nan Gibbons. You’re a parent. You need to spend quality time with your family but it’s getting hard to when you are so busy all the time. Well, what if I told you that you could do that AND stay fit at the same time? Your mind must be [...]

3 Top Reasons You Do Not Have A Six Pack

April 4, 2011
Six Pack Abs

This is a guest post by Mark. A lot of people do not understand the amount of work that’s involved in achieving an impressive six pack. Some are genetically blessed with a nice defined flat stomach whereas others have to work for it. Just because you need to work for it should in no way [...]

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Inspiring Fit Week

January 21, 2008

This is Inspiring Fit Week at Back in Skinny Jeans and Stephanie chose my story to kick things off!  All week she will be highlighting stories of “What others are doing to get fit.” Check out my story here.  As luck would have it when I made the submission I had just weighed myself in [...]


Take That, Treadmill!

December 21, 2007

In Tuesday’s Don’t Skip the Cardio! I conceded defeat to my treadmill, which totally and completely kicked my butt as I made a lame attempt at Week 4 of the Couch to 5k plan.  In fact it was so lame that in my recording of the times I recorded it as yet another Week 3.  [...]


The 4-Hour Body?

November 16, 2007

Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger… which 150 pages will you read? Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book. I [...]


Weekly Update - 9/24/07 (Monday)

September 24, 2007

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 281 Today’s weight: 282 Week weight lost: -1 lbs Total weight lost: 13 lbs (Note, I am posting my update on Monday because I was out of town all weekend camping and couldn’t do my normal Sunday update.) I knew this week was going to be a tough one to [...]


Losing Weight is Like the Stock Market

September 22, 2007

When you look at the long term performance of the stock market the trend is clear - it goes up. This chart looks amazingly like my weight gain over the years where you don’t really notice it at any given point but once 20 years have passed you see the trend. And it’s up! One [...]


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