December 10, 2019

Welcome to Day 10 of the Stress Less Holiday Advent Calendar. Today I give you permission to say "no" to things that suck the joy out of this season and that make you more stressed out. Watch the video to see what I am saying no to this year. 

I hope this...

May 6, 2019

"Abby, you were never Little Red Riding Hood. You were always the Wolf. There is a wolf inside of every woman. Her wolf is who she was made to be before the world told her who to be. Her wolf is her talent, her power, her dreams, her voice, her curiosity, her courage,...

December 9, 2017

Day 9 of the Fitness Adventure Calendar is here. Let's kick off this weekend with a fun "Skiing the North Pole" session to say hi to Santa. There are ice skating jumps, ski jumps, as well as skiing down the hill jumps. It gets intense, so make sure you have a towel clo...

December 8, 2017

Welcome back to the Fitness Advent Calendar challenge. Today's theme is not at all what you may expect: Eat, Drink, Move. This session is not here to punish you, and "work off" all the foods and drinks you've been having at holiday parties. Instead, we want to celebrat...

December 7, 2017

Day 7 of the Fitness Advent Calendar is already here. You've been at it for a week, great job! Keep up the good work with today's theme "Snow Angels". We are going to work on shoulder rotation and openness. This helps with deeper breathing, and ultimately stress releas...

June 16, 2017

Our social calendar is stuffed full with graduations, birthdays, and BBQs for the next few months. And while I LOVE spending time with the people, the food situation is my worst nightmare: burnt meat everywhere, packaged onion dips, chips laced with every food additive...

January 1, 2017

The first Monday of the year is here, and I bet you you have committed yourself to some kind of diet/ restriction of certain foods and/or drinks, or serious self imposed gym torture. The New Year always brings with it so many expectations of how you should look, how mu...

September 16, 2016

Every day I get asked questions around Baby Zand, how I find time to exercise, get broccoli into her, and so much more. So I have decided to share a lot more baby related information on the blog, and I will create an entire own page for it with my favorite things, star...

August 23, 2016

When it comes to wanting to lose a few extra pounds, most of us immediately think about the calories we eat versus the calories we burn through exercise. We come up with an arbitrary number of calories we should be eating, very loosely based on some research we read ab...

November 18, 2015

 

In most big cities - and especially here in Shanghai - eating out is part of your daily life to socialize, work, and to conveniently fill your belly without making a mess in your own kitchen. Of course there are more and more healthy options on most restaurant’s menus...

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