FITNESS Archives – Page 14 of 45 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Have you ever considered doing a triathlon? In this post, Judy Molnar, VP of Iron Girl (World Triathlon Corporation) reaches out to all of you about doing a triathlon. Feel free to give her a shout-out in the comments below or if you have a question about triathlon, please feel free to ask! … [Read more…]

Good morning, friends! It’s a gloomy day here in North Dakota, so I thought we should brighten it up a with a fantastic giveaway! You might have heard about our Run the ‘Hood run/walk race series -twice a year we put on awesome virtual races open to adults and kids of all ages, all abilities, and … [Read more…]

We are entering Week 4 of Couch to 5K.  Is it just me or are the weeks just flying by? Last week was fraught with all kinds of devastation around the United States, with the Boston Marathon Bombings and the plant explosion in West, TX.  My heart feels so heavy for the loss of life and those … [Read more…]

Hello dear Shrinkers!! If you have been hanging around the ‘Hood a bit then you know what it means when the calendar says Wednesday! It’s time to hop on the scale in your birthday-suit finest and weigh in! We have just completed Week 1 of our Spring Fling Weight Loss Challenge. How are you doing? … [Read more…]

I will never qualify for the Boston Marathon. That is OK. However, I am a runner and also, part of a larger running community. The Sisterhood introduced me to running a few years ago. I have met the most amazing people by participating in Team in Training through Shrinking Jeans. I have run … [Read more…]

  Here we are- week 3 of the Couch to 5K program!  Are you still around?  Are in this for the long haul?  Lots of folks fall off this week- they get tired, life gets busy, the run segments get longer and they wonder what the heck they are doing.  Is that you or do you have the discipline and … [Read more…]

(credit: Finally, finally, finally! It is warming up where I live and perfect weather for outdoor runs.  But a long-lingering winter taught me a valuable lesson and put a new tool in my health and fitness journey toolbox: The Office Workout. Office workouts became my new “thing” … [Read more…]

Good Morning Lovely Runners! Well- you’ve done it. You survived Week 1 of Couch to 5K. I have to know- how did it go? Easier, harder, or just what you thought it would be? Did you have your breathing under control? Any weird aches and pains besides the ones you would normally expect from … [Read more…]

It’s that time of year. The time when the sun doesn’t have a strict curfew and can stay out a little later, the flowers start to muscle their way up from the ground, the trees decide to clothe themselves with leaves, and the world becomes a little more colorful. Spring time. Sounds great….with … [Read more…]

I love going to classes for exercise. I love the motivation I get from the other people in the class. I enjoy the fun we have together as we grunt and pant our way through a class. But, sometimes I just can’t get out to a class and I have to workout at home. Luckily, I have a couple workout … [Read more…]

Our free monthly workout calendars have become a Sisterhood favorite. Each month, we focus on a specific area of our bodies and focus on toning, tightening, and building muscle. This month we are focusing on our thighs! Come May, your thighs will be looking fine, oh my! The goal of these monthly … [Read more…]

  Folks, this is it ! TODAY is THE day! We are kicking off our Couch to 5K Virtual Program TODAY! It is time for you embark on your journey to become a runner.  That means lacing up the shoes and heading out the door, or hoping on the treadmill. Oh Happy Easter to those celebrating … [Read more…]

Here we go again with the Couch to 5K Virtual Program. So you wanna be a runner but have no idea where to start? You watched us from the sidelines back in January and February as women who had never run before took on the challenge of building endurance and slashing mental hurdles to achieve … [Read more…]

It’s time to lace up your shoes for a TOTALLY BANGIN’ event, and get ready to get your boogie on! The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans Virtual race – Run the ‘Hood – is going groovy with the Foxy with a 5K and 10K walk and run! We thought it would be pretty off the hook to donate a portion of our … [Read more…]

Believe it or not, springtime IS just around the corner. Old Man Winter is fighting tooth and nail to retain his hold, but his grip is weakening. Soon, very soon, you’ll be turning a welcoming face to warm breezes and the feel of the sun. Spring is the most joyful time of the year. And for the … [Read more…]