At Home Fitness Articles

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle but it can be difficult to find the time. These are my best tips for fitness at home and finding time to work-out with children.

Fast Workouts to Reverse the Effects of Sitting

Simple workouts to avoid the negative effects of sitting 365x274

Note from Katie: I recently wrote about the negative effects of sitting too much and how this is linked to higher risk of cancer, heart disease, hypertension, obesity and other health problems. … [Read more...]

5 Horrible Excuses to Not Exercise

exercisefeatured 365x274

Note from Katie: Trying to get/stay in shape at home can be tough. Especially when you have little ones running around all day. I’ve asked Robin Konie from Thank Your Body to give some tips for busy … [Read more...]

Forza Samurai Sword Workout Review

Forza Sword Workout Review 251x274

Last year, our entire family started taking a Samurai Jujutsu class. It appealed to me because Jujutsu means "gentle art" and the focus is on learning the ability to defend against an attacker. One … [Read more...]

5 Fast At-Home Workouts

Five Fast At Home Workout Ideas that are simple and possible with small kids 365x274

As a mom, it isn't always possible or practical to get to the gym everyday. I'm also not a fan of long hours on the treadmill, especially since high intensity short workouts and weight training have … [Read more...]

The Six Biggest Workout Mistakes Women Make

The six biggest workout mistakes women make 365x274

Note from Katie: The following is a guest post from my friend Terry Shanahan, a functional nutrition and performance consultant, blogger, and online coach. Enter Terry: With all of the things that … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Exercise As A Family

3 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family 365x274

Note from Katie: Working out with kids at home can be tough! I don't make it a priority as much as I should because I don't like leaving my family to go to the gym. Just as it is important to teach … [Read more...]

Pull-Up Challenge

A pullup challenge are you in 365x274

I mentioned on facebook the other day that I needed to work back up to pull-ups after having a baby and asked if anyone wanted to join me. A lot of you said you would, so I'm issuing an official … [Read more...]

10-Minute Workout Plan

How a 10 Minute workout can be twice as effective as an hour long workoug with a free week workout plan 365x274

In my quest to find effective at-home workout plan, I've seen multiple studies showing that high intensity exercise (sprints, etc.) and weight training are twice as effective as running, jogging or … [Read more...]

3 Simple and Fast Workouts

It can be hard to make time for exercise. I get it. With a busy family, a household to maintain, meals to cook and work to do, it isn't always at the top of the priority list. I've found that if I … [Read more...]

Health Benefits of Going Barefoot

wellness mama barefoot running 365x274

With so many great options for running shoes, it can seem crazy to even think about running without shoes. In fact, why would anyone even WANT to run without shoes? That was certainly my reaction … [Read more...]