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Get your (morning) Joe

September 27, 2011


Good morning! I hope you had your coffee today.  A new study confirms what medical experts around the world have long suspected…coffee makes us feel better, and the mood elevating (read: ability to move at 6 a.m.) effects are more than temporary. Dr. Albert Ascherio, an author of the study and professor of epidemiology and […]

Is your TV sucking the life out of you?

September 8, 2011


I know, I know. Studies are a dime a dozen and it seems like everything we do takes at least a few mintues off our life expectancy. In fact, sometimes I wonder how any of us age past 13.  Still, there’s something about this study that makes a lot of sense. Read it and see […]

To warm or not to warm?

September 7, 2011


I don’t know about you, but I’ve got about 27.9 minutes of free time to devote to a workout each day.  It’s so hard finding time to get these glutes in action that my first instinct is to skip the warm up stretch.  Turns out that this isn’t one of my best ideas.  Even if […]

A thought on the future of heavy kids…

August 20, 2011


It was a year ago exactly that I was spouting the virtues of packing homemade lunches for kids returning to school.  Things haven’t gotten a whole lot better on the childhood obesity front.  America’s children are fat and the road ahead for them isn’t good.  Overweight children suffer tremendously.  The health implications are mind blowing.  […]


August 19, 2010


Hi, I’m Nina, and this is my blog.  The Fit Life is about physical, spiritual and emotional wellness.  It’s also about strength; ripped up abs count!  But of course, it’s more than that.  Wellness is about wholeness.  It is recovering the parts of ourselves that get lost in the shuffle as life surges by.  It’s  balance with chaos; a uniquely personal journey that connects […]