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Friday Roundup

Happy Friday! I thought I’d share a collection of links to articles I’ve been reading this past week. I’ve either retweeted these on @StrongBride, StumpledUpon them, or read them on my favorite blogs. I hope you enjoy them too!


Shape Magazine: What are the Biggest Diet Traps for Women

This article by Dr. Mike Rousell in Shape Magazine emphasizes dieting in moderation. It’s a good reminder to diet smartly by eating clean and making small caloric adjustments instead of creating extreme deficits.

Faux Fitness: 5 Tips That You’re Getting Bamboozled

A good article from Boston pilates instructor Lisa Johnson reminding us to keep an eye out for fitness scams. #4 is my favorite because it made me laugh, but always keep #1 in mind with anything fitness related. Always remember that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. This goes for the $200 Amsale wedding dress and the lose 10 pounds in 1 week diet.

Self Magazine: Colon Cleansing Deemed Unsafe 

Finally, a real detox. SELF Magazine reiterates one of my key beliefs: the body detoxes itself. Their more moderate “detox” represents the way we should all strive to eat everyday: lots of greens, antioxidants, and high fiber foods. Your body will handle the rest without having to do something unnatural (and dangerous) like a colon cleanse.

FitSugar: 3 Exervises to Strengthen the Pelvic Floor

To wrap things up, here’s some pelvic floor exercises from FitSugar. I’ll just call this honeymoon training and let them explain the rest!


Have you read anything good online lately? Please share in the comments!


  1. Lisa Johnson says:

    Thank you very much for the mention! :-) Glad you liked #4. That’s my fave too. Have a good weekend.


    • Megan says:

      You have a great weekend too. I may have to spend mine seeing if there’s a DVD called “Saved by the Bell: Kickboxing with Screech”

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