There’s a lot of talk about different types of fitness. You can, for instance, be aerobically fit but not particularly strong. Or, vice versa, you can be muscle bound though massive weight training gains but not be able to run around the block. So what, really, does...
Tara the Fierce Spin Instructor’s Fitness Story
Tara Busch combines musicality and HIIT for incredible spin results. Here’s the story of her fitness journey.
Feel The Afterburn: HIIT and Tabata
HIIT and Tabata: burn more calories in less time (but not with less effort).
A Little Review of Woo
I’ll just say it up front: I’m not a fan of woo. You know what I mean. Woo as in Goop bullshit about steaming vaginas and then stuffing them full of stones. Woo like detox tea, which causes a feeling of lightness only because you’ve pooped out half your body weight;...
Hype Silver Lake: Finally, a True Neighborhood Spin Studio!
I’ve written in the past about my love for spinning and my constant attendance at the spin studio just down the hill, YAS. YAS, however, went belly up and closed just before Thanksgiving. It was a loss. I’m friends with many of the instructors. I took spin and the...
A Shot At Weight Loss
This site may say Fem 40 Fitness, but in reality I’m pushing 50. 50 feels markedly different from 40. It’s not just the little aches and pains; I’m lucky that I have very few of those. It’s more the damned weight gain. It started sneaking on a couple of years ago. Is...
In Love With Alo Yoga Pants
Here’s a review of Alo Yoga pants. They’re pricy, but worth it for the stretch and comfort.
It’s Time To Make Some Noise About Women’s Health
Being active in supporting women’s health isn’t just a young woman’s game. Reproductive rights need middle aged and older women more than ever before.
Do Athletes Feel Pain Differently?
In circus, we get pretty beat up and don’t seem to care much. Turns out, most other hardcore athletes do, too.
Complaining about Lady Gaga’s belly fat? Bitch, Please!
If you watched Lady Gaga’s halftime performance at the Super Bowl and all you could talk about were her body flaws, you have some serious issues.