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Step Aerobics: Still in Style in My Living Room

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I love step, and I sincerely wish it were still trendy!  When I mention that I do step, it’s like I walked into New York’s Bryant Park during fashion week wearing a Dress Barn sweater set from 1994.  I get … Continue reading

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Review: Fat Burning Hip Hop Mix, Billy Blanks Jr.

Billy Blanks HIp hop mix

  I have a long history of attempting dance styles that are completely inappropriate for me. I tried ballet at age 16 and was so traumatized by having to wear a black leotard and pink tights while surrounded by mirrors … Continue reading

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Craigslist: A Great Source for Discounted Exercise DVD’s!

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I’ve bought and sold a lot of furniture on Craigslist with great success, but it didn’t occur to me until recently to see if anyone was selling exercise DVD’s.  They are!  And not only DVDs, but steps, risers, stability balls, … Continue reading

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Review: Slim in 6 with Debbie Siebers

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I’ve noticed that with Beachbody, the longer you wait, the cheaper you can get a particular set of DVD’s.  So although I’ve been interested in Slim in 6 for years, I just bought it used a few months ago on Amazon for … Continue reading

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When You Have to Stop Working Out for a While

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Exercising is so weird.  What I mean is, when you’re into it, you’re REALLY into it.  You feel great; you’re getting fit.  You work out literally as many hours as you realistically can.  You push yourself.  You become obsessed.  You … Continue reading

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Iphone App Review: Tempo Magic

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I love this little app!  Tempo Magic from Lolofit allows you to put songs from your itunes into a playlist, and then change the tempo.  You can make songs faster or slower without altering the pitch—that is, when you speed … Continue reading

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Treadmill Dancing

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We don’t have a treadmill at home.  Well, more accurately, I should say that we don’t have a treadmill I can use!  My husband has one in his office and uses it with this treadmill desk: He works from home, … Continue reading

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A Place to Store a Stability Ball!

Gaiam Balance Ball Chair System

I have wanted a stability ball for years.  However, I’ve held out because my living room is my workout space and there is absolutely no way to hide that thing.   I’ve racked my brains trying to figure out where to … Continue reading

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When Your Living Room Doubles as Your Workout Space

A beautiful Jan Showers living room with a very permanent coffee table

In my opinion, the greatest obstacle to working out in your home is not lack of time, and not lack of motivation.  It’s the coffee table.  There it sits, impassive and unmoved by your plight while it blocks a relatively … Continue reading

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Review: Leslie Sansone’s Walk Away the Pounds Ultimate Collection

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Leslie Sansone is one of the top selling fitness video instructors, and now I know why!  These workouts are accessible and effective, especially if you are new to exercise or intimidated about working out. Leslie is really friendly and encouraging, … Continue reading

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