Category archives for: Health and Fitness

It’s All For The Kids

  By Megan Shippam, SacMidtown.com Make an impact and be a part of something big. On Saturday, May 21st, you could help a child reach his or her full potential while working on your own health and fitness at the same time! It’s a win-win for everyone. On Saturday, May 21st, my favorite gym, Elite […]

Let’s Be Honest …

Today’s rant brought to you by the letter N. For NUTRITION. Let me start off by saying that I’m no dummy, the second people hear you need to eat right, they think DIET and stop listening. Well I’ll be the first to tell you, STOP DIETING. No longer are you dieting. No longer are you […]

Runners Corner: I Confess, I Obsess Over My Pace

I confess, I obsess over my pace. I’m not going fast enough. I’m going too fast. How will I ever PR in my next half?

Abs, Abs, Abs! (With Video)

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com Before I go start my rant, there is one thing you must remember: abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym. This means that when Ms. Britney Spears said all she does for her abs are crunches, she was lying! Yes, it is very important to work your core, but […]

Let’s work out your heart AND soul!

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com Today I was out to breakfast with a few friends from highschool and we were doing the old “remember when” conversation when one of the girls (and one of my boot camp clients who totally kicks butt!) pointed out how much we used to donate to local charities around town. Since […]

Use the Empty Space!

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com Instead of talking about the most obvious areas of the gym and what to use, I’ve decided to focus on the mat area of the gym. The mat or stretching area is usually unused and most often has the best stuff! This is where you can resistance bands, bosu balls (will […]

Fitness Corner: The Medicine Ball Workout

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com I’m an advocate for home workouts. As someone who works from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. most days, it’s hard to convince myself to get to the gym after a long day.  Not to mention the fact that it’s free to work out at home! Most times, I work out in […]

A Vegan’s Guide to Weight loss

By Danielle Carlson, SacMidtown.com The holidays, as great as they are, always seem to add a couple pounds to my waistline.  It’s all those delicious treats, cookies and candy that surround us in the late months of the year. Thank goodness January gives us the perfect opportunity to cleanse and detox, get back on the […]

New Year, New You!

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com It’s a popular time for resolutions and working out, some things will stick and some will fade away. The problem when people set these fitness resloututions is that they eat, sleep and breathe the gym for the first few weeks and get burnt out. Getting healthy is a lifestyle change, slow […]

Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

By Kristin Walton, SacMidtown.com Walking in a winter wonderland. Or should I run? Run from this “wonderland” filled with candy, brownies, and pie. Oh Santa, why in the world must you tempt me with reese’s filled cookies and my mom’s famous pumpkin bread. What did I ever do to you? Did I come up there […]

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