Author: stephaniewimer

I'm a writer, foodie, and avid fitness enthusiast. I have a few passions in life and they include food, wine, animals, travel, and exercise.

Moving Out to Shape Up

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day and my friends and I decided that instead of skip a workout because of a busy day, we’d just get together earlier before the gym opened and take our indoor routine into the great outdoors. I brought a kettlebell and Cammy brought a  kettlebell, an old gym bag full of sand (genius!), and a plan. We set…

Whey On, Weight Off!

People ask me all the time why I eat what I eat, when I eat it, and how to make healthy food taste like it isn’t healthy. So here’s one of my favorite things to do: I put whey protein powder in anything I can possibly put it in! Many people who are trying to lose weight will avoid extra…

Become a Swinger–of Kettlebells

When it comes to working out, there’s nothing quite like the kettlebell to get the job done.  In fact, when most people ask me what they can do to get in shape, I say “buy a kettlebell.” A kettlebell is a big, round, cast-iron looking ball with a handle.  They are extremely versatile and you can find them as light…

Time to get Nutty

One of my students showed up to class the other day with a jar of Nutella.  “It’s healthy!” she exclaimed.  Right, I thought.  Minus the palm oil and excessive amounts of sugar.  Should I mention the animal crackers she was using to dip into the jar? But what the heck, I’ve never had Nutella and I’ve always been curious—I’ll try…