Tagged ‘exercise‘

Spartan Race: Believing You Can

I told you in another post that I learned many things from my first Spartan Race. I have to say the most valuable thing is that I am capable of even more than I thought. Along with this, I want to say that what you are capable of has more […]


5 Workout Ideas for the Busy Mom

Being a busy mom, it is so hard to find the time and opportunity to get a good workout in. We have children that demand our attention, and going out for a nice run or a trip to the gym isn’t always possible. This doesn’t mean you have give up […]


So you want to do a 5K?!

You have thought about signing up for a 5k, but the thought of it freaks you out. This was me just a few years ago. I remember my friend asking me to do a 5k with her and I thought she was nuts! Honestly, at that point in my life, […]


Struggling in the Journey is “Normal”

I know exactly what I need to do on my health journey. I have done these things and been successful. I have lost 99 pounds along the way, went from walking to running a full marathon, and I have helped others find success. Yet, I still sit here today struggling […]


Netflix, Facebook and Time: Making time for what Matters

It’s funny how we make time for the things we want, while continuously pushing things we need to do to the side. This occurred to me this week when I realized at the end of one day this week, I had forgotten to drink any water all day long. I […]


Change Your Thinking

This journey is a process. It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Do not expect to have everything figured out in one week or one month. Heck, it’s been 3 years for me and I realize the more I think I know, the more I don’t know. I have devoted myself […]


5 Tips to get Walking at Work!

So, you want to ditch your seat? Convinced that it’s time to stand up and move more during work? Here are 5 ways to make that shift in your life happen! Walk your Meetings. Make the decision to get your meetings moving with a walk! It is a great way […]


4 Reasons To Get Active at Work

The Benefits of Moving at Work What makes a person get up at work? You might be chuckling, but if you have been at a desk job you understand that this is a real thing! When I first got off the Biggest Loser and I went back to my radio […]


3 Ways #ILoveMe- By Kim Halper

I am so excited to be writing this blog for Retro Fit Ministries! My name is Kim Halper and I have struggled with my weight my entire life!  I have worked hard over the past year, and I have lost over 50 pounds!  Since adopting clean eating and working out, […]



Whether you are walking into a gym for the first time or changing gyms, there is a great deal of anxiety and fear. Because you have never been there, you don’t know people or the staff, let alone the variety of new equipment and how to properly set it up […]