Sliding into Fitness

You can use slides to enhance your workout, but be sure to start out slowly and carefully to avoid injuries. Using slides allows for smooth movement in all sorts of exercises, including some that slim your inner thighs, strengthen your abs, and tighten the muscles...

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Declutter Your Exercise Program!

Sometimes we make things harder and more complicated than they need to be.  If you’re feeling that your exercise and fitness activities have become a burden, demanding too much time and effort and missing any fun factor, it’s a good time to consider what you can do to...

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ME and Arm Bands

Using arm bands is another good way to get a good workout using your own body strength and flexibility.  These thin, long fitness bands are good for exercising at home, and they don’t take up much room when you’re packing for a vacation or business trip. Of course,...

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ME System and Lower Leg Bands

By using bands on your lower legs for a workout, you use your own body strength and flexibility for resistance.  Leg bands apply just the right amount of resistance for the current condition of your body, whether you’re just beginning to exercise or you’re a body...

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ME and Golf

If you love golf, you’ll want to keep yourself in good shape to enjoy the game often and to extend your play for years to come.  These tips, based on the Motion Empowered exercise system I’ve developed, can help you with your swing.  And it’s good to keep them in mind...

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2011: Looking Back at the Blogs

(Editors Note: Several of the blogs referred to in this post have since been updated. The links refer to those updated postings) Transitioning to a New Year is a great time to look back and ahead! If you read through the “Darla Says” blogs posted here since January...

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Hamstring & Core Lift

If you’ve been doing the exercises for your abs described in my last Darla Says blog, this exercise continues along the same lines, and it starts with the same basic position. Keep in mind that everything is communicated to the body through the spine, and if your...

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ME and My Abs

The abdominals usually come to mind almost immediately when someone thinks about getting more fit and trim and healthy.  That’s good – because the abs are key to good posture and fitness. Let’s consider two simple exercises that can help you strengthen your abs. The...

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Awareness – Breast Cancer

Awareness – Breast Cancer You’re probably aware that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that breast cancer touches the lives of most people at some point in time, either directly or indirectly.  I thought it would be a good time to share with you...

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