FITNESS Archives – Page 19 of 44 – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


It’s time for the third-annual Shrinking Jeans Olympics Fitness Challenge, so break out the spandex, the sexy knee-highs, and the sweatbands and get ready for some fierce competition! 10 Days. 26 Events. 78 Medals. 1 Ultimate Shrinking Olympian. Will it be you? Shrinking Olympics Fitness … [Read more…]

As you all have been seeing here on the site and on Facebook, some of us are participating in a very exciting challenge at Healthy Wage. I am very excited and honored to be on a team with my fellow Shrinking Jeans writers! As part of getting the ball rolling on this, we’ve been asked to submit … [Read more…]

I had today’s post all planned out in my head. Then….Mel posted a story about her cruise. Basicly, it was almost the same thing I was going to write about. I told her so in the comments. Don’t get me wrong, it was a great post. It just kind of took the wind out of my sails. Ann (bless her … [Read more…]

HEY! YOU! GO WEIGH IN!! Ha. I’m not really like that. But it IS Wednesday, which means it’s time to weigh in, friends, if you are the weighing in kind. Just because we are between challenges doesn’t give you permission to slack off! Think about where you want to be, what you want to do, and … [Read more…]

Helpful Thigh Exercises – No Machinery Required! One of the things that’s happened to me post-surgery is the whittling away of my poor leg muscles during my recovery phase, i.e. lack of activity. My leg muscles are probably my favorite region of my body because when they are out, they’re like, … [Read more…]

Anyone who follows me on Twitter, Instagram, etc. probably already knows that I’ve been on vacation for the past 10 days.  It’s been HEAVEN!  In fact, it’s been so much fun, it’s going to be a rude awakening when I have to fly home tomorrow and get back to reality. Now, we all know that vacations … [Read more…]

When people ask me what listen to on my iPod while I’m huffing and puffing away running or walking, they are often surprised to learn it’s not music. Yes, I do have a playlist of songs mostly used for when I really have to dig deep to get the legs pumping or in a race situation. But nine times out … [Read more…]

This week I interviewed former Season 11 Biggest Loser contestant Austin Andrews from the brown team. He and his dad went on an incredible weight loss journey and Austin made it to the top 5 on the show, which is pretty amazing! He was voted off when it came down to him and Hannah below the yellow … [Read more…]

Once upon a time there was a girl who lost some weight, but still had a lower belly pooch. She tried ab exercises, which only helped a little. She took up running, which only helped a little. She thought that maybe she was destined to have the lower belly pooch forever. Then, one day, she was … [Read more…]

Well folks, here we are in the midst of Vacation Season. Talk about a tough time of year when you are trying to stay on the straight and narrow and be diligent about your weight loss journey! For me, it’s almost harder than what we get bombarded with during the Thanksgiving-Christmas-New Year’s … [Read more…]

As if my life isn’t crazy enough, it got even crazier this weekend when the 3.5 yr old accidentally caused an accident in my minivan and now said minivan is not drivable and can hopefully be fixed by the nice folks at the body repair shop down the road.  Or those same nice folks might tell us that … [Read more…]

Where did June go? I blinked and it was gone! Once again, we have three daily exercises for you. The goal of these monthly mini-workouts is to fit in quick, repetitive exercises that will leave you feeling confident and strong by the end of the month. These daily workouts can be tailored to your … [Read more…]

About thirteen months ago, I had a baby. And since it has been so long since she arrived, I can no longer cry ‘its BABY WEIGHT!’ (it kind of is…) Basically, I’ve kind of had my head in the sand regarding my weight creeping upward, or hovering, but not going down, at all. After seeing a few … [Read more…]

This week is going to be a little crazy for me. My brother is visiting for a few days and then we (my brother, the kids and I) are packing up the car and driving to Ohio. It’s only a 7 hour drive so it shouldn’t be too bad, but it begs the age old question: How do I manage to exercise when I’m … [Read more…]

Listening to upbeat, fast-paced music while I workout keeps me motivated and ensures that I’ll burn more calories, run a little faster, push myself a little further. Here are my Top 9 go-to songs for a successful and fun workout! These are my current go to songs when I want to power through … [Read more…]