Tag Archives: Personal Training

Announcing New Home for Fit & Happier

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 […]

June’s Small Step: +1

This month’s Small Step is as simple, in theory, as it sounds: add just one thing to your weekly routine.  You need only 30 minutes a week to do it and you don’t need any special equipment.  And, it can be done while other things are happening around you: while baking something in the oven, listening […]

10 Fitness Myths Debunked

Myths are stubborn things – they never seem to go away.  Maybe most myths are simply harmless, even amusing, widespread misconceptions.  But, when they pertain to fitness, they result in discouraging people from exercising either through demotivation or injury.  Here are my top 10 fitness myths debunked. Myth #1: You Need to Go to a […]

That Elusive A-ha Fitness Moment

A very dear friend of mine, Patty Chang Anker, has been training to run a 5K.  She’s been running 2-3 days a week for the last several months.  She also happens to be a blogger and author who is keeping her readers posted on her training progress.  Two weeks ago she described on Facebook that she […]

September’s Small Step: Embrace Technology

My Small Step Philosophy: A fit life is attained by making small, realistic and sustainable changes in food consumption and exercise over time.  This allows a person time to create and hone new, fit habits that then become adopted and integrated into her everyday life.  The result is a person who is living a fit lifestyle […]

The Personal Trainer’s Real Workout

Every Thursday, the Personal Journal section of The Wall Street Journal is geared to health and fitness.  I look forward to reading it and often articles in it inspire my blog posts.  One recurring article is “The (Fill in Blank) Workout” where an “average” person is selected and we get a sneak peek into that person’s exercise […]

June’s Small Step: +1

My Small Step Philosophy: A fit life is attained by making small, realistic and sustainable changes in food consumption and exercise over time.  This allows a person time to create and hone new, fit habits that then become adopted and integrated into her everyday life.  The result is a person who is living a fit lifestyle […]