Passive Vs. Active Recovery: Which is More Effective?

Jonathon Ross, always has valid and useful information. Most of his information is the same information I pass on to my clients in one way or another.

Passive Vs. Active Recovery: Which is More Effective?


5 Exercise Mistakes That Could Get You Hurt

These are all very useful, especially, the last one. We tend to try to “work-out” at maximum during each and every workout. Our bodies need recovery time. Not total rest but heavy activity days interspersed with light activity days. Read on…

5 Exercise Mistakes That Could Get You Hurt



Fluffy Little Almond Flour Pancakes

Here is a gem! Very good almond flour pancakes. Whether you NEED to be gluten free or want more protein or something healthy, this one is great! Made this morning. I try to never pass a recipe on I haven’t tried

Fluffy Little Almond Flour Pancakes




Healthy Habits That Do Not Work part II

Lifestyle Habits that Don’t Work: Part II


When you decide to make healthy lifestyle changes, people are often ready to offer their advice on what changes you should make. But beware—some of the most common advice can actually end up doing you more harm than good. In part one of this series, I shared my thoughts on the “everything in moderation” mentality and cleansing/detox/fasting programs. In part two, I break down two more common lifestyle habits that simply don’t work….

read on by clicking on the above link




Lifestyle habits that don’t work Part 1


Lifestyle Habits that may not work.

First Bike Ride of Spring in Pittsburgh

Ahhh… First bike ride “in Pgh.” this spring yesterday…And taking a few pictures. What will you do to feed your body and soul today? It isn’t just about quantity, it is a quality! Body and soul work together as one.

Marianne King's Fitness for Life's photo.
Marianne King's Fitness for Life's photo.
Marianne King's Fitness for Life's photo.
Marianne King's Fitness for Life's photo.


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I love varying planks!

I love varying planks.  These are just a few variations you can do. Want more options? Give me a call. I have so many more!There is one (and more) for everyone!

Planks variation that will challenge you

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Get Back to Running Sensibly this Spring

We tend to what everything “now”… Information, meals, shows etc.. One area you must have patience in is your health. We don’t lose our health and fitness all at once, so we must allow proper progression and physical adaptation to regain our health safely. If we do not, we risk getting physically sore, fatigued and injuries. We can get frustrated and discouraged when we do not see immediate results and then possibly give up. Over all wellness is a life long journey to be enjoyed and maintained. Below are some tips on progressing your running if you have been inactive during the winter. If you need more personalized programming, give us a call. Sometimes you need professional to guide you through a safe and effective physical activity program designed specifically for you! Spring Special going on: purchase personal training 5 sessions, receive 1 FREE

Get Back to Running with These 5 Easy Tips

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The Problem with Lifting Too Little


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A recent television commercial advertised the wonders of a new type of cat litter. The scenes transition from a woman in a parking lot loading her car after shopping, who throws the cat litter to a man on a bicycle, who then throws it to the person in the next scene and so on. How is this possible?…. read on