• Fitness guru or couch potato?

    I’m definitely not a couch potato. I don’t watch enough TV. I wouldn’t call myself a fitness guru either simply because I don’t qualify. A bit of a fitness junkie maybe but definitely not guru. I like…

  • Rebooting that morning routine

    Since I took on my teaching gig, my gym time has suffered. a. lot. Initially I thought I’d still be able to squeeze in one or two mornings a week. Turns out that between my class schedule…

  • Crazy days and hurricane hair

    The days have been flying. Talk about super busy. Between the long weekends, daily rush, impromptu runarounds, a huge dose of stress and 2 bouts of flu that swept through the Hip household, there’s hardly been time…

  • Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

    Obviously I’m not known as a klutz for nothing. Guess what? Humpty Dumpty had a great fall at the gym. Well, it felt like a great big fall because my knees, elbows and palms were stinging out…

  • Where the sun don’t shine

    So Raine was working out in earnest, totally focused on what she was doing… when her back kick landed on something. Let me tell you, it can really come as a shock when you’re moving about and…

  • No guilt, no gain

    So we missed gym for an entire week due to my car being in the shop for a day. Talk about an ingenious excuse! Well, we were going to go, honest, but you know how busy it…

  • My kickbutt gym partner

    We had another fantabulous workout this morning, Raine and I. Ever since we became gym partners, I’ve really been inspired to ramp up my workouts. When Raine joined me at the gym, I became her personal trainer…