Sweat Together, Stay Together

Sweat Together, Stay Together

Couples can get so busy with work and family that sometimes it’s hard to find even an hour to do something together that you both enjoy. When our schedules permit, my husband and I always train together. I don’t let the fact that he can l ...
Shake it Up, Baby

Shake it Up, Baby

One of the things I love best about summer is the availability of fresh fruit. It’s a great addition to my protein shakes, making them light and refreshing. For summer shakes, I usually stick with a vanilla-based protein powder (I like Gaspari ...
Bring it Outside

Bring it Outside

Warmer weather means it’s time to get outside””for backyard barbecues, gardening, little league games, and, of course, exercise! Taking your cardio routine outdoors is a great change of pace from working out in a stuffy gym or your boring ...
How to “Fake a Shower” After a Workout

How to “Fake a Shower” After a Workout

I know I’m not the only one who feels that, on some days, the To Do list never seems to end. I do my best to stay organized and manage my time efficiently, because if I don’t””nothing will get done. Hitting the gym is one to-do item ...
Look Good, Feel Good, Train Hard

Look Good, Feel Good, Train Hard

NFL and MLB pro-athlete Deion Sanders once said, “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good.” When my son was younger, my husband would take him shopping for new gear before the start of every sports season. And he ...
Creatine: For Men Only?

Creatine: For Men Only?

One Vitacost.com customer wrote in to ask our Mrs. Fitness blogger,  Southern States Championships top contender Melissa Transou, “Should women take creatine?” Mrs. Fitness answers: Many women think creatine is for men, or bodybuilders. B ...