Building Confidence—Not Just Muscles—in the Gym

I don’t mean to brag, but I’ve popped a few weightlifting cherries in my day. I love introducing women to weights – you might even call me a weightlifting advocate. But over the years, I’ve noticed that a lot of … Continue reading

I’m Still Alive…And I’m Re-Launching the Blog!

After a long hiatus, I’m excited to start writing on here again and breathe life back into this blog. Since initially launching this site, life has been a bit crazy. Admittedly, I shouldn’t have started Eat Up Shape Up when … Continue reading

10 Reasons to Get More Sleep

I didn’t plan this to be a Monday post, but it’s a great topic for what’s probably the most hated day of the week. Many people complain of feeling sluggish and exhausted on Monday mornings. On weekends, I tend to … Continue reading

The Healthy Habit that Changed My Life

Since my mid teens, I’ve suffered horrible migraine headaches. For years, I had more headache days than non-headache days every month. Not a fun way to go through life. A little over a year ago, I was starting my second … Continue reading

Be a Guilt-Free Couch Potato: How Crafting Can Help You Lose Weight

Okay, what? This is a health and fitness blog, for Pete’s sake! Why am I promoting sitting on your butt? And what the heck do crafts have to do with it? The rationale. Bear with me–I’m not exactly suggesting you … Continue reading