I’m thrilled to announce some big changes at Fit & Happier! New Look and New Home for Fit & Happier Blog: Rest assured, my blogs will continue to post every Monday as they have since April 2013.  But now my blog will reside on my website.  I don’t want to lose any of you, my faithful […]

It’s September and, with kids returning to school, it seems timely to infuse our fitness routines with fresh, cutting-edge exercise and nutrition aids.  Let’s embrace technology!  Yes, technology can sometimes act as an obstacle to fitness – particularly when we consider how much time we spend sitting on our duffs as we consume it.  But […]

Thanks to a gift from a relative, I just completed the final session of a set of three private Pilates reformer lessons.  If you’ve ever thought about taking a class or wondered what it’s like, here’s my take. What is Pilates? Perhaps the better question is “who” is Pilates?  In fact, the reason the word […]

We’ve all been there.  Victimized by illness, surgery, injury, work, travel or personal crisis or sidelined by our own demons known as inertia and lack of motivation – no matter the reason, it’s depressing to face the loss of hard-earned fitness gains and intimidating to get back on that horse. It’s important to understand that we […]

Fit&Happier Workout of the Month defined:  These are 30 minute general fitness workouts designed to offer a complete and balanced approach to strength and cardiovascular training in the most efficient way possible.  Strength training workouts will each feature a different form of resistance, or load, so that you can choose the type of resistance based on equipment availability […]

Last month, I gave you a summer-long assignment for your Small Step.  If you missed it, you can click here to read it.  That means that this month is simply a reminder to keep plugging on: reflect upon what’s working and what isn’t; revamp your goals and strategies and renew your commitment to fitness.  I’ve […]

There are many topics I’ve written about, seven in particular, that are clearly here to stay in terms of debate and scientific study in the fitness community.  I know this because they keep turning up in health sections of major newspapers and in fitness magazines and blogs. I am but one tiny voice in the fitness […]