Get Fit with HIIT: 3 Reasons to Try High-Intensity Interval Training

HIIT is fun! (I swear I’m not just saying that.) It breaks up the monotony of your usual exercise routine. My favorite variation so far is the simple sprint, and I love to do it outside on the creek path with my dog. We make it a game together, and honestly, I feel like a kid again sprinting as fast as my body will take me (for one minute at a time).


The 7 Minute Workout App for Busy People

I live in a 1.5-mile radius of 12 different workout facilities. Whether they’re gym chains, yoga studios, or cycling studios, they could easily offer me the kind of workout I want, and I could walk to half of them if I needed to. But distance isn’t the issue. Making time to work out...

Forget Waist Trainers, Try the Hourglass Workout

When Kim Kardashian and other celebrities cinched themselves into “waist trainers” and posted pics to Instagram, a new trend was born ... another way (we’re told) we can achieve today’s hot hourglass shape. But let's face it, waist trainers are just corsets by another name. They don't work and they're not healthy. So toss those corsets and let's embrace our feminine shape with the hourglass workout!

8 Favorite Diet & Fitness Books for a New Year, New You

The holidays are (almost) over and it’s time to kick into gear! If you’re thinking about refocusing and setting your resolutions, you’re not alone. Oftentimes those resolutions revolve around health and fitness, and whether you are looking to lose some weight, treat an ailment, or reach a fitness goal, check out the list below and find the […]

Refocus and Stay Active in Changing Weather

Our sun-kissed summer memories are behind us now, but that doesn’t mean we forget all the hard work we did to achieve that bikini body! With this new change of weather comes other changes: your skin gets chapped, you might start to feel emotionally low. There’s  a name for this condition: seasonal affective disorder, or […]

Fitness Is My Family

Yogis listen to Krishna Das and wear the latest Lululemon pants to the local natural grocery store. Crossfit fanatics rock the short-shorts-with-knee-high-socks look and listen to death metal as they’re doing squats. Barre devotees wrap their hair in a bun, freshen their lipgloss, and aren’t shy about wearing a full-body leotard with ballet flats. You get the idea.

Tips to Kick-start Your Summer Resolutions

It’s the first week of June and we’re officially halfway through the year – and 6 months into our New Year’s resolutions. I am a big believer in New Year’s resolutions. I love the idea of starting the year with a clean slate, with new or rejuvenated ambitions. I normally start with a lot of […]

Ask Yourself: What’s My Excuse?

As a busy working mom of three young sons, it wasn’t easy for me to get back into shape. When I reached my fitness goal, I decided to share a photo of myself, with the caption “What’s Your Excuse?” on my website and social media, as a way to inspire others to overcome their obstacles. That photo captured 16 million views within two weeks.

Strong Is the New Skinny

Sick and tired of hearing what’s wrong with you and your body? You’re not alone. It’s time for a new conversation—and a new plan for treating, feeding, and moving your body in ways that build on your strengths inside and out. Strong is sexy. Strong is powerful. Strong is achievable. Get started by taking Jennifer Cohen's Lifestyle Assessment.
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