8 Essential Running Tips for Beginners

8 Essential Running Tips For Beginners - FitBetty

This running tips post is sponsored by ASICS ( I was provided a pair of ASCIS Gel-Kayano 21's to review) Beginning any workout program is important, whether it's weight lifting, running, Pilates, etc. Just think about it: anyone who is truly great at something was once a beginner. But even more important than beginning a program is sticking with it over the long haul. Anyone can start a Read More...

National Eat a Cranberry Day! Cranberry Hemp Bites

Cranberry Hemp Bites

  It's National Eat A Cranberry Day today! Not to be confused of course with National Cranberry Day (Nov. 21st) or National Cranberry Relish Day (Nov. 22nd). Not confusing at all ;)You can celebrate Eat A Cranberry Day by eating a handful of cranberries (pucker up!) or by making these Cranberry Hemp Bites. I am a big fan of dried cranberries for everything: cookies, homemade protein bars, Read More...

Move of the Week: Ball Slam Burpee

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I'm back with another Move of the Week (MOW)! This exercise is the Ball Slam Burpee, one of my favorite combination moves and metabolic exercises! Most of the exercises I'm featuring in the MOW series are my favorites - that's why I'm sharing them! I had a lot of fun combining 2 of my favorite exercises, the medicine ball slam and the modified burpee. The ball slam targets the muscles in your Read More...

Move of the Week: Superman + Lat Pull Exercise

Move of the Week: Superman + Lat Pull

Hey fitness fans, I'm starting a new blog series! Each week I'll post a new Move of the Week, an exercise you can add to your workout routines for some variety and fun! My goal is to post a new move each week depending on my schedule. The first Move of the Week is the Superman + Lat Pull with a flat band, one of the low-impact but super effective exercises I use with my training clients. I am a Read More...

The #1 Way to Stay Motivated for Life

The #1 Way to Stay Motivated for Life - @Fit_Betty @SkechersGo @AmericanCancer #skechers

This fitness motivation post is sponsored by Skechers and Linqia Original photo courtesy Unsplash What's the most elusive fitness ideal that exists? Is it 6-pack abs, nice shoulders, or "thigh gaps" (just plain destructive)? Nope, it's motivation to move that will last a lifetime. That's a tricky one for even the fittest person. Striving for those physical benefits of fitness aren't bad Read More...

HempPro 70 Giveaway!

HempPro 70 Giveaway - @Fit_Betty #giveaway @ManitobaHarvest

This HempPro 70 giveaway post contains affiliate links It's time for a giveaway! I haven't done a giveaway in a while, so I decided it was time  for another one. I recently reviewed the HempPro 70 flavored hemp protein from Manitoba Harvest, and since I already love the regular HempPro 70, I teamed up with Manitoba Harvest to give away a full-sized HempPro 70 - the winner gets to pick the Read More...

Get Fit with Friends! Partner BootCamp Workouts

Get Fit with Friends!

It is not very often I get to work out with a friend, but working out with a friend can be fun! Making workout dates keeps people accountable, plus you can get a great workout while connecting with others. Jut don't get too carried away talking that you forget to workout! I came up with both of these workouts for a fitness class I was subbing last week and I decided to throw in some partner Read More...

What do You do When Your Body Quits?

What do You do When Your Body Quits?

  Dealing with injury and chronic illness can be mentally and emotionally exhausting, not to mention your budget. Staying positive when you're dealing with injury can be rough, sometimes it feels like your body is giving up on you and it's an uphill fight against your own body. I just found out last week that I have a hip disorder (femoral acetabular impingement, aka FAI) combined with Read More...

Fit for Two: Do’s and Don’ts for a Fit Pregnancy

Fit for Two: Do's and Don'ts for a Fit Pregnancy - @Fit_Betty #fitness #prenatalfitness

  First off, nope, I'm not expecting, but I am training someone who is pregnant and they inspired me to write this post. My client and I were talking the other day about what we see on the internet about women's fitness, and I realized that many pregnant women out there may want to be active, but they might not know where to start or what is safe to do. There is so much health and Read More...

Chocolate SuperFood Protein Shake

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This post contains affiliate links for Manitoba Harvest I am always on the lookout for new sources of protein in my diet. I have lots of food intolerances, so dairy, legumes (peas, beans, soy), yeast, gluten, and eggs are out of my diet. Most of my protein comes from meats, which is no surprise considering my limited diet. And since I have cut back on my grain consumption, finding plant Read More...

Friends at IDEA World and BlogFest

Friends at IDEA World & BlogFest - @Fit_Betty #IDEAworld #BlogFest

It's time for another IDEA World and Blogfest recap! Why yes, I am slow with the conference recaps.... ;) One reason being that my site was down for a little while, ugh. But it's finally up and running and I need to get back on blogging track. I loved connecting with friends at IDEA World and BlogFest, both meeting online blogging friends and meeting new people! Hands down my favorite Read More...

Get Fit this Fall DietBet!

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Hi friends! I finally got my site up and running again! I ran into some website hiccups over the last week and we finally got it taken care of so I can continue to post. I'm still getting used to the new theme and I have some formatting to do, but I am excited to have a website that will perform better over the long haul. And not a moment too soon! I got my site up and running again just in time Read More...

Health & Fitness Labor Day Sale {Round-Up}

Health & Fitness Labor Day Sale Round-Up - @Fit_Betty #sale #discount #fitness

This Labor Day Sale round-up contains some affiliate links Can you believe that Labor Day is here already?! Where on earth did the summer go... It is the unofficial end of summer and the beginning of fall, it's already cooling off here! Pretty early for that, some places in the mountains have even gotten snow!  Labor Day is also a popular time for online shopping, so several companies I love Read More...

IDEA World and BlogFest 2014

IDEA World and BlogFest 2014 - FitBetty.com #IDEAWorld #Blogfest @SweatPink

I made it to IDEA and had an awesome conference! I will be doing several posts about IDEA and BlogFest on both of my blogs, so keep following for lots of recaps! I already did a post about the allergy-friendly food at the IDEA World Expo on my food blog. I flew in Wednesday and I had a long day of travel: several short flights with several layovers and then a long shuttle ride from LAX to Read More...

Get Motivated to Move with Runtastic Orbit {Review}

Get Motivated to Move with Runtastic Orbit {Review} - FitBetty.com #RuntasticOrbit #SweatPink @FitApproach @Runtastic

This Runtastic Orbit review is sponsored by Runtastic and Sweat Pink; I received an Orbit in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own I have a confession: I have never owned an activity tracker. This is odd considering I'm a fitness blogger and most other fitness buffs have at least 2 - my husband even has one! I have a heart rate monitor, but have never had an activity tracker until I got Read More...

The Fit Life {News and New Things} #4

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 This fit life round-up contains affiliate links for Onnit. I was provided free items from Blue Diamond, Onnit, NeoCell, and Influenster, but all opinions are my own ;) Soooo many good things to share with you, that's why it took me so long to get this post together! I had to pick and choose since there is a lot. Here are some of the things I have been trying and loving lately. A lot of Read More...

Hike Wyoming: Red Beds Trail Devil’s Tower

Hike Wyoming: Red Beds Trail - FitBetty.com #hike #wyoming

I want to share on of our favorite hikes that is close to where we live! On Sunday earlier this week we took a last minute trip over to Devil's Tower to have a little time outside and hike around a bit. We usually get the annual park pass each year so we can go many times without paying every time. It's close to where we live and it's a nice quick hike that the kids can handle.  The Red Read More...