Tag Archives: Carri Nelsen

Forks over Knives – What do you think?

How many of you have heard of or have seen the movie Forks over Knives?  I have yet to watch the movie (and am uncertain if I will ever make the time), but I have to tell you that it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Love/Hate Relationship

I don’t know about you, but I definitely have a love/hate relationship with one of my fitness passions.  Maybe you can go a step further and say, “Hey, Carri, I have a love/hate relationship with fitness… Period.”  I can understand … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time to Tighten up the Tummy, Battle the Bulge, Crush the Core… Are you in?

I thought I would share some of my favorite abdominal exercises with you this week.  We could all use a bit more ab work, right?  I know I was lacking a “muffin top” a few years back so I figured … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This summer you CAN workout…with your Kids!

Several weeks ago, I blogged about a great opportunity for your kids to exercise while you workout.  Junior Fitness Academy at Gold’s Gym in Shrewsbury is a great way for you to still get your time in or jump into a … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s time to s-KALE up your diet

It seems as though the past year has been a great exploring and learning year for me, especially in the area of food.  I’ve never been that into cooking and didn’t feel I was very good at it.  It just wasn’t in … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enhance Your Workout…Make the Connection

Years ago, I trained to teach a wonderful class called Body Flow, offered by the company, Les Mills, through which I am certified.  It’s a class that combines Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi.  It’s a wonderful workout that allows you … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Junior Fitness Academy

About a year ago, Gold’s Gym in Shrewsbury started a great program for kids called Junior Fitness Academy.  My daughter has taken the classes from the beginning and just loves to spend time exercising with her friends.  The best part … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Is it possible to create healthy eating habits for our kids?

I was talking to a friend while on the treadmill at the gym a few days ago about her new-found love for clean and healthy eating.  She was super happy that her family members, especially her children, were finally on … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Bottoms Up!

OK, guys, you may want to sit this one out… or maybe not.  It’s up to you!  This week, as I sit reminiscing about my wonderful vacation with my family, I can’t help but think that I still could use … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Take pride in what YOU do

I have a friend who is doing some amazing things in terms of fitness.  She’s part of The Biggest Loser contest going on now at Gold’s Gym Shrewsbury.  Prior to the start of this contest, she was a big part of our … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness Wednesdays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment