Life with a Twist

In her three decades in the fitness industry, Mare Petras, CEO (Chief Energy Officer) of Fitness Simply has been through all the fads and all the extremes, discovering that a simple, moderate approach to fitness is what feels best and works. Her fitness background, life coach training, and communication skills offer readers a unique “one size does not ... READ MORE

  • Jun2820134:51 p.m.

    A is for Action Latest


    “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” –William James

    When it comes to excuses to not exercise, I’ve he...

  • Jun2120139:39 p.m.

    For the Love of Accomplishing

    “We don’t like checklists. They can be painstaking. They’re not much fun.” -  Atul Gawande   Checklists, I’ve done with...

  • Jun1420137:02 p.m.

    Spare (your) Skin

    I’m not often inspired by fortunes from fortune cookies, realbuzz friends, but every once in a while I read one that I feel moved to share:   Yes,...

  • Jun0720134:26 p.m.

    Counting Sheep

    “The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we...

  • May3120137:48 p.m.

    To Rejuvenate, Go Blue

      “Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery, it recharges by running.” Bill Watterson   Hey,...

  • May2420132:58 p.m.

    Just be Nice . . . to your knees

     “To have any doubt in your body is the biggest weakness an athlete can have.” – Shawn Johnson   The knee is the largest joint in...

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