Can I just say this is the FOURTH time I’ve written and re-written this FitBloggin recap post? In the end, I determined there will be several blog posts. In upcoming posts I’ll highlight some of the food I experienced and the cool products I got to try, but for today I’d like to focus on people. FitBloggin brings together lots …Read More »
Dear Foodie: How Do I Get Motivated to Work Out?
Dear Foodie: How do I get motivated to start exercising? Signed, Feeling Like A Slug Dear Slug, Exercise was actually a hard one for me at first. I knew going into my surgery that I was probably never going to be a gym rat. And I worried that I wouldn’t be successful because of that fact. But as I write, …Read More »
Foodie Fitness Corner: How to Go From Frumpy To Fabulous at the Gym
By Hillery Kelly Most people would agree that workout clothing should be comfortable and functional. But while I was at the gym the other day, I started to wonder, is there such a thing as TOO comfortable? Is there a point where you surpass the comfort “okay” mark and enter into the frumpy category? Now you might ask yourself, …Read More »
Foodie Fitness Corner: Bob Harper’s Kettlebell Workout Review
Bob Harper’s Contoured Kettlebell and Workout DVD by Hillery Kelly Despite non-op opinions to the contrary, luck doesn’t get you very far after weight loss surgery. It’s a combined effort: working our new tool, changing our mindset — and, of course, physical activity. We here at Foodie News want to make starting an activity routine a little bit less daunting …Read More »
Foodie Fitness Corner: The Ever Evolving Love of Exercise
(Check last month’s article: A Whole New You: Setting & Keeping Your Goals in 2013 The Ever Evolving Love for Exercise by Hillery Kelly Let’s be real: many weight loss surgery patients aren’t hard wired to love exercise. Maybe you once loved it. Maybe you want to love it. Or maybe, like me, you had to learn to love it. From what I’ve …Read More »
Foodie Fitness Review: BodyMedia Fit Advantage
That’s me and my BodyMedia Fit! Hello Foodie Nation! This month’s article is going to be a tad bit different than my past ones. Instead of reviewing a kind of workout, I’m going to review a “workout companion” that I’ve used over the past 8 months and love — my BodyMedia Fit Advantage! You all might remember Nik is giving everyonewho orders …Read More »
BF Top 5: Ways to Fit Activity In!
Over the past few months I’ve talked with a lot of Foodies about fitting activity into their lives. Now I know this is a food blog, but food and activity go together – especially in a healthy lifestyle. Calories are units of energy that fuel your body for the activity that you do. And the kind of fuel you use …Read More »
Iron Will By Paul Corley To this day, I have a hard time calling myself an athlete. To me Ryan Hall (marathon runner), Craig Alexander (Triathlete) and Cadel Evans (cyclist) are real athletes. But after having completed a Half Ironman, Nik tells me I am an athlete. She also said my story might motivate others, which is why I’m telling it now. After …Read More »
FitBloggin’ 2012 – Day One Report
Need I say more??? Yes? Well ok, then! As I said yesterday, I am attending the FitBloggin’ 2012 Conference here in Baltimore with my pals Melting Mama and Eggface. Today, the festivities kicked off with a tour of the McCormick Spice facilities in Hunt Valley, MD and the above is the lunch they served us. Actually, I misspeak. That was …Read More »
Bariatric Foodie will be at FitBloggin 2012!
So…I’ve been a little…sparse…lately. Life gets that way for me sometimes! I am working on a few new recipes but this week my focus is on a conference I’m attending called FitBloggin’. Here’s a description from their website. The FitBloggin’ Conference is for anyone who blogs about fitness, wellness, good food and a healthy lifestyle–regardless of where they are in …Read More »