Lessons learned from 30-Days of Fitness

This was the year I wrote the least. Of course, I can make up excuses as to why -- more clients, more fitness, etc., but the fact is, I just didn't make time.  I've been doing the challenge for 5 years now and over the course of 5 years, it's just "what I do" -- it's a part of my day. Perhaps it's time for a new challenge OR perhaps I write more about everyday, day-to-day things.  Feedback or opinions? Read on for take-a-ways from this year's 30-for-30.

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Fast Five // 3.9.15

3.9.15 // Fast five, similar to the former ICYMI, is an afternoon slate of short-form articles. Genuine Joy editors & writers will select one article from each sector and give you a two-sentence synopsis as well as the link to where you can read the remainder of the article. 

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5 Tips to Make your Fitness Resolutions Stick

We are wrapping up February and rounding the corner into March, and even through it's still chilly here in the mid-Atlantic region, just the mention of the March month brings me visions of daffodils and tulips. Making it through the winter months and trying to stick to a fitness regimen can be tough, but  keep in mind that we're almost through the blistery chill and shorts, skirts and dresses are in the not-too-distant future. Here are 5 tips to keep you going:

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Beating the Winter Blues

My posts are typically about things I do with the kids, but this is a little different.  I am not sure where everyone lives, but on the northern east coast it is FREEZING!  I am a big advocate on working out and I love/prefer to run outside.  Recently with the temps below the teens and if you factor the wind into it, temps dip into the negative numbers.   I am not going outside.  I  would rather sleep in, sit on the couch with my kids, play games, etc.  -- By: Whitney Flickinger

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Top Workout Songs -- February

Remixes rule in this month's workout music round-up and exactly half of the songs voted into the top 10 appear in re-worked versions. Read on for hit workout songs and downloads for your next workout routine. Running, high intensity or yoga, we've got you covered.

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