Get the Best Deal on a Magellan Echo Running Watch

While many people will set New Year’s Fitness Resolutions this year, very few will take action to make them happen. Get a FREE GIFT with purchase of the Magellan Echo Sports Watch that syncs with your phone! Echo is the first running watch that utilizes smartphone fitness apps to their full potential by wirelessly connecting […]

Fitness Forward Is The Best Training Gym In Downtown Bellevue

The Best Training Gym in Downtown Bellevue Fitness Forward

Fitness Forward Was Officially Named “Best Training Gym” In Downtown Bellevue Washington After Asking Fitness Professionals and Gym-Goers In A Web Opinion Poll.  ( — November 30, 2013) Bellevue, Washington – Fitness Forward Was Formally Named Best Training Gym in Downtown Bellevue. The result of a current internet based opinion poll through which respondents were asked to recognize […]

Getting a Head Start For Your Workout

November No Excuses

By Melissa Waterson Getting a Head Start For Your Workout The holidays are approaching, and if you want to look your absolute best for all of those festive parties then it’s time to get up and get moving! Been a while since your last work out, or looking to get more out of your workout […]

DXA Testing Tomorrow – The Predictions Are In


Super excited for tomorrow’s DXA body composition testing at The Washington Institute of Sports Medicine in Kirkland. Both Stacia and I are going to be tested and we’ve each made some guesses to where we stand.  Stacia has been eating “kinda clean” for over a year, but about a month ago started working out and […]

The Top 13 Reasons Why You Need to Start Doing Bodyweight Exercises

Strength Stack 52

I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one aspect to my workout programs that have always been consistent are the use of bodyweight exercises. I never really thought about why bodyweight exercises were so important to me […]

Working and Working Out in Portland: Six for Six and Halfway There


Tonight is my 6th night in Portland and was the sixth straight night I have had a good workout at 24 Hour Fitness at the 205 Mall. Very happy with my progress and fighting through a great deal of fatigue and a bit of pain. Doing real well and I’m half way to my workout […]

Eating Clean with Joe Kennedy: Day 105 Post Workout Vlog

Here is a post workout video I took a few days ago – talking about the effects of eating clean and healthy, my milk consumption and actually gaining a couple of pounds.  

The Verdict is Still Out On USP Labs’ Jack3d

There seem to be a lot of people out there who highly recommend USP Labs’ Jack3d (including Joe Bauer at and despite my hesitance because of the amount of caffeine, I’ve been looking forward to trying it.  As you can tell through the videos below, the results were mixed.  

Looking for Fitness Trainers, Health Clubs, Gyms for Guest Fitness Sessions in Bellevue, Seattle and the Eastside

I’m looking for personal trainers, health clubs, and gyms to host me for a guest workout in December. Prefer the Eastside, but will venture to Seattle or further if the right fit. The first gym I will probably be visiting for a guest workout is Stone Way CrossFit. I’ve been following some of what they […]

Check Out Camp Biche – Libby Pratt’s Original Luxury Fitness Boot Camp

Camp Biche

We recently were made aware of a “luxury fitness boot camp” called Camp Biche, located in southwestern France.  Camp Biche is the brainchild of Libby Pratt and described as “One of the 5 Best Fitness Boot Camps in the World by London Times Travel Magazine.  It is also known as a “fat camp” and it’s […]