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Fitness Friday: How To Start Running

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Running is one of the best ways to get fit and lose weight. You can burn over 100 calories in ten minutes of running, all while also toning and strengthening multiple muscles. However, many also find it difficult to get started. Time and again, I hear people say “I can’t run” or “I get too […]

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Fitness Friday: Running The Chicago Marathon for Charity

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I am running the 2009 Chicago Marathon in October to raise money for PAWS of Chicago. PAWS is a large no-kill animal shelter that also has a spay/neuter clinic and feral cat spay and release program. I have agreed to raise a minimum of $600 for PAWS and certainly would like to raise even more! […]

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Fitness/Fashion Friday: New Metallic FitFlops

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I have yet to personally try Fit Flops, so I can’t vouch for how well they actually work, but I do like the idea of them. These Flip Flop sandals are designed to work your leg muscles while you walk in them, hence the “Fit” in FitFlop. Here is the company’s info on them: Biomechanically […]

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Fitness Friday Book Review: The Nonrunner’s Marathon guide for Women

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Awhile back I got this crazy idea of running the Chicago Marathon.  I ran a marathon around 18 years ago and said I would never do it again, so I don’t know what got into me other than perhaps a desire to make my butt smaller (and achy in the process). I signed up for […]

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Three Reasons Why You Should Get a Bosu Balance Trainer

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After several months of using a Bosu Balance Trainer at the gym and in Pilates and Body Sculpting classes, I am planning to get one for use at home. BOSU stands for “Both Sides Utilized,” because it can be used with the ball side either up or down.  It works primarily as a balance-core stability […]

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Fitness Friday: Why You Should Ignore Those Acia Berry Diet Ads

I recently saw one of those acai berry/total cleanse diet ads pop up on my site from an ad service. Needless to say, I immediately took steps to have it blocked. Why? Because the acai berry diets that have been widely advertised have been reported as fraudulent and misleading. Here is how they work: The […]

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Fitness Friday: Wii Fit Part III, Tips and Tricks

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Parts One and Two of my Wii Fit by Nintendo review focused on reviewing the game. Part III looks at unlock times and tips. Waiting to unlock things can be frustrating, especially if you don’t know long you will have to wait, so here are the unlockable events and times: Unlocks Based on the Piggy […]

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Fitness Friday Reveiw: Wii Fit Part II

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Last week, in Part I of the Wii Fit by Nintendo review, I gave an overview of the system. This week looks at the games a bit more in depth, and gives some tips on gaining the most efficient workout from the system. The Balance Games: The balance games will not provide you with true […]

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Fitness Friday Review: Wii Fit by Nintendo, Part I

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As part of my get in shape plan, which generally includes dieting, two spin classes per week, a pilates class, and weights at the gym, I have also included the Wii Fit by Nintendo.  I have seen a number of reviews of the Wii Fit, but I feel that most did not give it enough […]

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Welcome to Fitness and Fashion Friday!

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It seems that the fashion has generally gone missing from Beauty and Fashion Tech over the last year.  In the meantime, the site has done a number of diet and fitness related posts. So, in that light, new on Beauty and Fashion Tech is Fitness and Fashion Fridays. Each Friday will feature either a fashion […]

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