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My First Yoga Instructor: Kareen Zebroff

The ABC of Yoga (photo: ABC BookWorld)

The ABC of Yoga (photo: ABC BookWorld)

When I was a kid in Canada during the 1960s and 1970s, some new health and fitness ideas were entering the mainstream, as they always do. At that time the “hot new” thing was yoga, which of course has been a spiritual and physical discipline in India […]

FWF: FitStudio by Sears (Free Workout Fridays)

Recently I discovered a website called FitStudio by Sears. This is “an innovative heath and fitness community” (according to the site’s About page). Seriously, though, there’s a lot of interesting stuff here: A community you can join, as well as information about diet/nutrition, exercise, and motivation. There’s also a blog, and help for finding a […]

Evolution of Fitness (humor)

Step Reebok Fitness Video 1991

This is a parody and a history lesson about several fitness infomercial products, from the 50s to now (not in chronological order). It’s been on YouTube over a year, with almost 500,000 views, but it was new to me.

Mike Chang’s site might be a good topic for Free Workout Friday, too.

As-seen-on-TV […]

FWF: HASFit (Free Workout Fridays)

Choose to Work Out (

Choose to Work Out (

When I first saw the tagline for the HASFit website, I knew I would like it right away. “The Best Free Workouts.” I mean, come on! You know I love free workouts! As a matter of fact, this month I am using free workout sites rather than a DVD […]

Fitness Humor on Pinterest

Exercise inspiration from a mouse!

Just go to, and type in the search fitness humor. Yes, it’s really that simple. You will find an interesting cross-section of the graphics and pictures you see everywhere, such as the “Overly Manly Man” meme:

Overly Manly Man on Pinterest

There are a variety of viewpoints about fitness represented, too. For instance, […]