New Running Jacket!

My last Christmas present finally came and I’m so excited! I hate running on the treadmill, so I really need a good jacket so I can take to the streets when it’s below freezing. This is the Pearl Izumi Fly, and it’s perfect! I’m particular about a few things in a running jacket: I want … More New Running Jacket!

What’s the Deal with Insulin Resistance?

I post a lot about insulin resistance here on Fefferfit. Most of my recipe ideas and food suggestions cater to it, because my personal weight loss philosophy revolves around it. An estimated 20% of the U.S. population has insulin resistance, but even though I was at risk for most of my life, no one ever warned me or helped me understand … More What’s the Deal with Insulin Resistance?

Heavy Lifting Tips

I’m getting ready to post screenshots of my home dumbbell routines here. I rotate through the routines, lifting about 3x a week, using one routine each time. The whole idea behind lifting heavy weight is lifting to failure. You want enough weight that your muscles cannot lift any more once you’re done with your workout–that’s … More Heavy Lifting Tips

New kicks!

Finally ran a pair right into the ground. Shoes are way cuter than last time I bought some. Running shoes really need to be fitted at a running shoe store, so you can have your foot analyzed. Trust me, if you’re wearing the wrong shoe, running can be an awful experience. The right shoe makes it … More New kicks!