Breathe–It´s a New Year!

I’m looking forward to January 1st.  Why?  Because even though I’ve tried really hard this past year to eat right and exercise, I’ve definitely stumbled along the way.  November and December have been especially hard with holidays, food, fun, shopping….you get the idea.  Of course, there were also days that I didn’t feel good or I was too tired, yada, yada.  (sigh)

So….I can start fresh on January first!  I’ll do strength training three days a week and walk or do the treadmill at least five days a week for at least 30 minutes, (yeah, right).  I’m staying away from the candy, (ugh, I love dark chocolate), and I’m going to eat healthy!  Of course, I may fall off the wagon again, but the point is, I just keep trying and I don’t give up; neither should you.  This year will be better than last year!  I just know it!

Here’s a list of cool books to help keep us motivated:

The Teenage Body Book

The Teenage Body Book by Kathy McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman TEEN 613.0433 MCC 2008






Ask CosmoGirl! About Nutrition and Fitness

Ask CosmoGirl! About Nutrition and Fitness TEEN 613.04243 ASK







The Care and Feeding of an Athlete

The Care and Feeding of an Athlete by Toni Ticket Branner TEEN 613.711 BRA






Breathe: Yoga For Teens

Breathe: Yoga For Teens by Mary Kaye Chryssicas TEEN 613.7046 CHR







Less Is More

Less Is More by Wendy Lawton TEEN FIC LAW







Be Healthy!

Be Healthy! It’s a Girl Thing: Food Fitness and Feeling Great by Mavis Jukes TEEN 612.661 JUK






Toning for Teens

Toning for Teens: The 20-Minute Workout that Makes You Look Good by Joyce L. Vedral TEEN 613.7 V416t






CosmoGirl: Get Fit & Fab with Jillian Michaels DVD 316.712 COS

Pilates Week: Five 15 Minute Workouts for the Busy Teen DVD 613.71 PIL


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