Forty Shades of Fitness Archives | Baltimore Post-ExaminerBaltimore Post-Examiner

Miles for Molly

It’s sadly ironic why I missed running a 5k race this Sunday. Depression hits us all in many ways and for many reasons. I wrote recently about suffering from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and how that can affect you. I’ve had a recent bout of that, […]

Photo provided by Katie Clark

Miles for Molly

By

It’s sadly ironic why I missed running a 5k race this Sunday. Depression hits us all in many ways and for many reasons. I wrote recently about suffering from Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and how that can affect you. I’ve had a recent bout of that, […]

Continue Reading...
claireroc2

Run for fun in the Sun

ROC Race So, I like to run. But the road races - nah, not so much. The 'fun runs'? Yes please! I'm a sucker for an obstacle, a river, a

pms-1

Depression can impact health and fitness

We have it pretty good in the 21st century in the first world and a lot to be grateful for. Sure, there are gripes and issues, problems and circumstance,

gib (1)

Letter to my teenage self

(Claire (second from left) as a teenager) I've been taking part in the 'Butterfly Club' recently, which is a self -reflection and health group. Some of the questions that are

butterfly club2

Welcome to ‘The Butterfly Club’

No, this isn't a club that looks at butterfly species. This is a club for women who want to instill positive changes in their lives through healthy eating, transformation and

NO-BODY-is-perfect1

Body perfection: Does it exist?

The strangest thing happened to me the other day. I went to a gym class that I don't usually go to, but was keen to try it out. Before the class

jusbyjulie

Juicing: Cleansing the body and the mind

Think of a bouncy little golden Labrador puppy, wet nose, bright eyes, wagging tale, shiny coat, a bundle of energy and full of life. Well, that was me - five days

fruitbike

Getting on board the Fruit Bicycle

There's this little, but crucial, thing happening in Howard County and it's called the Fruit Bicycle. It comes in the shape of a pedal-powered organic fruit cart that provides healthy

007

Eating back your workout calories

Claire works out with her Zumba crew I'm eating more. More nutritious food, that is. Why? Because recently I have increased my workout regimen and I've been tired. I was going

St Paddy's Day

Baltimore Shamrock 5K is my kind of race

There is a lot of love for the Irish in Baltimore, in fact so much so it got me to thinking that with all the 'Irish' folk celebrating yesterday,

HOME / ABOUT / CONTACT / JOIN THE TEAM / TERMS OF SERVICE / PRIVACY POLICY / COMMENT POLICY