While driving on Main Street in Madison one day a few months ago, I was drawn to a new storefront. It advertised The MAX Challenge, a 10 week fitness and nutrition program that promised fast and lasting changes to your appearance and overall well-being. This is achieved through nutrition counseling, fitness classes, and motivation. It
**The opinions in this post are mine. I was not approached by Anchor Golf Center to write about them, and I have not been compensated by them.** On a recent half-day off from school, my son, age 11, and I had a whole afternoon to ourselves. I told him that he could pick what we did. His immediate response?
We live in a time where body image is everything. From music videos to television and YouTube, from movies to commercials, women’s bodies are always on display for the world to see and more unfortunately, for the world to judge. “Body shaming” is a relatively new term, but not a new concept. We shame each
The Madison Area YMCA is a lovely establishment that offers many, many activities, and after making every single excuse in the book, including a zit on my chin, the weather being “too nice,” the night being “too dark,” and “well, I just HAVE to finish these Frosted Flakes before I get in shape or they’ll
Every year, my family asks me what I want for Christmas, and I tell them that what I really want I already have: them and their loving wonderful selves. Their presence in my life is gift enough. Actually, that’s a lie. No one ever asks me what I want because they are too busy telling
I recently strolled along Madison’s Main Street, and stopped in to Jolie, a new women’s lifestyle studio and shop that opened up a few weeks ago. I was instantly drawn to the harmony of the shop, and the inviting studio in the back that was set up with pillows for the next meditation class. I
I received this information and thought it included some great tips… so I’m passing them on to you! “The school year is in full swing, which means you’re back to the daily family grind – get everyone out of bed, pack lunch, make the bus, help with homework and then do it all over again!
I’ve done yoga before, and I like it. I can’t actually touch my toes without seriously bending my knees and I’m for sure not able to do a handstand. But I love that it’s about working with your own body’s resistance to achieve strength and that there’s a level of thought that goes into each
Motherhood is hard work. A woman needs to take care of everything in the household such as going to work, do the cleaning and cooking, and raising the children. A mother barely has time for herself. Most women want to stay fit, but with a busy schedule, they simply have no time to go to