Fitness Tips: How much should you exercise to lose weight?

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I’m always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day,…

Fitness: Exercises & recovery tips for bad knees or chronic pain (repost)

Exercise is imperative for those who suffer from ailments like arthritis. Like me. I’m a forty-something female with arthritis in the knees from repeated injuries due to hyper-mobility. Mobility at the best of times can be challenging. When you’re in pain, sometimes the last thing you want to think of is exercise. But trust me…

Health: allergies, triggers, and treatments

As you know, I’ve been battling some health issues for the last few months. It all started as regular sinus and allergies. But eventually, those allergy attacks would turn to chronic sinus infections. These infections involve all three – ears, nose and throat. Over time allergies can have a serious impact on your overall health….

Fitness: Over-training and common athletic injuries

If you’ve been following my fitness journey, you know that I’ve struggled with weight loss and weight gain most of my life. I won’t bore you with the details again. But the reason that I’m on this path again is due to an injury from over training back in 2012-2013. My knee popped again on…