Two of my three sons are or have been highschool wrestlers. Having three sons who were and are all into all sports I have been exposed to it all. They have played and competed in football, baseball, lacrosse, basketball, tennis, golf and, of course, wrestling. I have been the cook and nutrition … Read more about Take the Stairs
When I sat down to write I was initially going to write about getting over a plateau in your fitness and health journey. That typically happens about this time in February. However, I had read an article that set me to thinking. (yeah, that can be a dangerous thing my family says) So, the whole … Read more about At Least I’m Not Throwing Up
I've talked about the Diet Dilemma recently. Today I'm sharing about something that seems to be on the minds of most folks that are at least my age, nearing my age or past my age. I'm not sure why this topic has been swirling in my head lately. Perhaps it is because it is a birthday month and … Read more about The Age Dilemma
It's here! I have been thinking of a renovation for MarlaDeenFit for quite some time. I am SO SO excited to finally be able to say it is now LIVE! You are here! I said I feel like Chip and Joanna Gaines sliding back the enormous photo of the old home to reveal a new and updated site! I already … Read more about WELCOME TO MY NEW HOME!
I love hearing what folks are reading, wanting to read, loved or even hated reading. As you know, I'm always on the prowl for something to read. I typically a book going on my Kindle, one downloaded through Audible.com to listen to, and then some sort of hard copy motivational/self-help/devotion … Read more about Last of the 2017 Reads
The other night at the dinner table I asked my family if they had thought of their goals for the New Year. I asked if they had thought of any resolutions, changes, intentions for 2018. I did not think it was an unreasonable question. I was faced with four blank stares. I only have … Read more about 2018 Bucket List Goals
Here is a great Post-Holiday meal, quick weeknight dinner and healthy crowd pleaser. We had everyone around the table the other night and I barely had any leftovers. If you want something simple, delicious and perfect for a cold night I have you covered! *Also, if your wallet is hurting after … Read more about Simplest Ever Black Bean Chili
I love the opportunity to work with different Brands! It is so fun learning about new and different products, foods and services and when they fit in line with MarlaDeenFit I love sharing with you all. So, here is great share of a tasty, healthy product that also makes a GREAT gift for the hot … Read more about FUEGO BOX HOT SAUCE GIVEAWAY!
I have the perfect salad for you to make and have on hand for your busy days ahead. Remember, this is the month to take care of yourself! (See my previous POST). This is not the time to throw your health and well-being out the door with the trash. Take 20 minutes to make this salad and enjoy it … Read more about Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Someone said something to me this week that really got me to thinking. She said, "I'm just going to wait until the New Year to try to get in shape and eat right." What??? I so wanted to grab her into an enormous bear hug and squeeze that thought right out of her body. That made me wonder just … Read more about Flip the Switch this Holiday Season!
Recently, I received a huge box in the mail. I couldn't remember ordering anything so was pleasantly surprised to have a box full of fresh Autumn Glory apples and goodies to go along with the apples. This is one of the fun perks of having this blog. Sometimes I get really fun stuff in the mail . … Read more about Love these Apples . . . Autumn Glory
We all have reasons for not wanting to work out. It's too cold outside. I don't have time. I don't know what to do. It will hurt. It's too hard. My dog has a cold . . . We have heard it all. This is such a common battle for every single person at some time or another. We ALL have times … Read more about Tips for Fighting All the Workout Excuses . . . podcast