Blogs about Women's Fitness

Must Know Tips For First Trimester Pregnancy

Now that it has been confirmed that you actually are pregnant, you most likely have taken a trip to your local bookstore to find out more on how to prepare for your new baby.  You might have also gone out shopping for some maternity clothes.  Now it's time for you to start focusing on something very important, specifically on your first trimester - for both you and your baby's well-being and health.

Pilates - Visual Assessments and Dynamic Alignment

This weekend was full of learning and exploring Pilates with Deborah Lessen, who taught an amazing workshop at the Pilates Center in Rockville, Maryland.Day 1 taught us the skills needed to visually assess our clients correctly.We had some very different body types to work with (our models were participant

Cut It Out!

This blog is being written in response to a client telling me how she went clothes shopping and got so depressed because she couldn't fit in the size that she is wanting to be her goal size.  She's putting in the work - making good choices with her food and drinks, doing workouts, losing inches and losing pounds; however, this one shopping trip was making her want to just give up and stop trying because she wasn't in her goal size yet.

Back to the Drawing Board

March definitely had its ups and downs.  But, no problem, it just means that life is rolling along, and that’s a good thing.

Good Friday-Time to Reflect

Time to Reflect on what is truly important.  Click on this linkBlessings to all.    http://mkfitness4life.com/2016/03/25/good-friday/    

Awww, the roads you will go“

Last weekend, I was privileged to participate in the ultramarathon, organized in the Monument Valley.I would like to share with you a few thoughts and observations, which came to my mind as I was running this wonderful event.

Simple Addition

 As some of you may have seen, I posted a short video on my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/dmofitness) with the caption "If you focus on results, you will never change....if you focus on change, you will get results". 

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Most people think that weight lifting is an exercise that is meant for men alone, but could not be further from the truth. Apart from cardio workouts, women can also participate in lifting weights as well. Furthermore, women are made to believe that weightlifting will make them bulky, which is not true.

More Christmas Trees Equal More Presents!

I have a short story to tell...and then I will make an analogy (a successful one, I hope!): 

Don't Just Sit There

By now we've all heard the studies: sitting is killing us.  45% of women and 37% of men spend less than 30 minutes per day on their feet while at work.  Out of all the people who responded to a British survey about the matter, 80% of people thought that they sat too much. So, you probably know the risks of being sedentary: hypertension, diabetes, weight gain, some cancers.  Even knowing the risks, it turns out, doesn't make most people get up and move.