#FitFriday | Triceps 101

Who’s ready for some triceps? Of course you are! Jim recommends, following up biceps with triceps. So what muscles are the triceps?  They are the principal muscles responsible for extension of the elbow joint. So yes it’s important to give these muscles a good work out. Jim put together 4 easy moves, with variations, to get…

#FitFriday Staying Motivated

Happy Fri-yay Nerds! The second week of the year is coming to an end, and by now statistically speaking around 30% of those that made resolutions have already given up. Was your resolution to get fit and eat right? Did you join a gym? Buy new gym gear? Went out and bought containers and all this…

#FitFriday Surviving Christmas

HAPPY FESTIVUS! For the rest of us. OH. MY. WORD. Could y’all believe Christmas is in two days? Just TWO days away! The year truly flew by, and it feels like we just welcomed 2016. Hopefully you are done Christmas shopping… maybe not. Ok, let’s take a moment and have a chat about maintaining our waistline during this…

Meet My Trainer

Happy Friday everyone! Here it is, our very first installment in our Fit Friday series. Today I simply wanted to introduce my personal trainer, James Mc Intyre. Everyone has a story on why they get into fitness, and in this vlog he shares with us what lead him down the road of health and fitness. Jim also shares…

How I lost 130lbs!

Happy Fri-yay! This is probably the hardest blog I’ve ever done in my seven years. Why? Because I am opening up myself to the public. That’s scary. Specially about something so personal, my weight loss story.  The health and fitness community could be very supportive, but it could also be very cruel. And everyone has…

Yoga For Lower Back Pain

Ok guys, I have lower back problems. And this week, I did not listen to my body, and sprained my lower back and hip. I needed to rest my body, but I didn’t. Not to worry, I’ve learned my lesson. My chiropractor recommended that I do stretches and not allow myself to get tight. I asked…

10 Commandments of Health & Fitness

Our very own Ange put together the 10 Commandments of Health & Fitness. Let’s take our health and fitness to the next level. Allow this list, guide you to a better version of you. Thou shall not log more selfies than workouts. Thou shall not let one bad day ruin all the good days. Thou…

CKO Kickboxing

For Christmas I received a Groupon for three classes at the CKO Kickboxing – Hoboken Madison. My sister remembered how I mentioned I’ve always wanted to try it, and gave it to me as an extra gift. Turns out, that Groupon was one of the gifts I’ve ever received. Before I start raving about my…

Nerd & Lace Needs You!

We want to feature you! Have a weigh-loss or positive weight gain story? Want to share it? Great! We are looking for regular people that have lost over 30 pounds naturally. No surgery. No shakes/juices. No wraps. No pills. Just people eating healthy and giving it their all at a healthy lifestyle. And because of…

Review: Everlast Wrist Wrap Gloves

For Christmas, my sister gave me a CKO gym Groupon. CKO is a Kickboxing gym, and I had been dying to try a class. To me, this has been one of the best gifts I’ve ever received. I used it right away. And after just one class, I knew I was going to join. Yes,…

October Photo Challenge: Day 18

DAY EIGHTEEN: Routine. My Saturday routine is a two hour Full Body Fitness. Full Body Fitness was created in Peru, and it’s a serious high impact class that requires you to use every muscles in your body. Don’t judge the fact that we use steps. It’s beyond steps and anything in between. You have to…

October Photo Challenge: Day 14

DAY FOURTEEN: Water. I fill this cup two or three times a day during my work hours. When I changed for a healthy lifestyle, water became my drink of choice. Well you know, besides coffee lol. I dont drink soda, nor juice (unless is fresh squeezed). I have issues with sugar so I stay away…