Fitness

Expert Advice: Tips for Setting Up a Home Gym

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / September 27, 2021 /

Home is where the workouts are these days. As a follow-up to the home gym story in the October 2021 issue of Better Homes & Gardens, we tapped fitness pro Gretchen Zelek for tips on finding a spot to sweat it out and gear to put new life into any at-home routine. Plus, she shares…

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Gretchen Zelek Quoted in Oxygen Magazine

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / September 27, 2021 /

Gretchen was recently quoted in a couple of Oxygen Magazine articles.  One titled 5 Calorie-Torching Rowing Machine Cardio Workouts.  Here’s an excerpt of the article: Rowing may be considered one of the more “old-school” cardio workouts — but frankly, it’s one of the best, too, blowing away other alternatives when it comes to calorie burn,…

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Janet Lee: Vitality Holistic Medicine

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / June 8, 2021 /

Gretchen was fortunate to speak with Janet Lee, a publishing industry veteran and DACM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine) , RYT a 200 hr Certified Yoga Instructor and a health journalist based in Kansas City, Missouri. Janet served as the fitness director at Shape, Self and Fitness magazines and has created hundreds of workouts…

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Chris Severs: Adapt or Perish

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / May 31, 2021 /

Chris, a 40 season rugby player, began his journey to becoming a fitness equipment developer when he opened a Spa and Gym in 2007 and started training people and designing equipment for resistance training. A couple of years later he developed Anchor Point Training tools and began working with experienced trainers in hockey, football, MMA…

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Tracey Mallett: The Positive Impact of Health & a Positive Mindset

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / May 24, 2021 /

This is one of our most favorite interviews! Today we speak with Tracey Mallett, @traceymallett the world-renowned fitness and wellness expert, best-selling author and the creator of the hugely popular workouts, BootyBarre and BBarreless, as well as recently launching PilatesBarreonDemand. She is an innovator in the Pilates and fitness industry, and has been a fitness…

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Finding your Yay with Meaghan B Murphy!

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / May 17, 2021 /

A fully charged life is a Happiness Tool Kit with tips, trades and strategies to have more vitality, energy and a zest for life. Get more Yay! in your live and the choices you can make. It’s been a rough year and this book is the antidote to languishing. As a certified personal trainer, Meaghan…

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Megan Murphy of The Kindness Rocks Project Rocks!

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / May 10, 2021 /

Have you ever walked on a beach or a trail hoping you find a message or inspiration?   Today we speak to Megan Murphy of @thekindnessrocksproject about The Kindness Rocks Project and how she has started a worldwide phenomenon.    Megan, walking on the beach while going through some difficult and trying times asked for…

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Just Go Do with Lori Corbin!

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / April 26, 2021 /

Annie and Gretchen had the great fortune to interview Lori Corbin!   Lori Corbin has been well known as ABC7’s ‘food and fitness coach’ television reporter for over 20 years, the only reporter in news to have this beat. Lori has a BS in Nutrition and is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer.…

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Lisa Dougherty: Playspan vs Lifespan

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / April 19, 2021 /

Lisa Dougherty is the founder of the MedFit Network (MFN), the MedFit Education Foundation (MFEF) and is committed to improving lives, especially those with health challenges or suffering from chronic disease. Her mission is to improve the quality of life for the aging population, and those with chronic diseases/medical conditions by connecting them to fitness…

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Bruce Mylrea: One Day To Wellness

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / April 12, 2021 /

Today’s interview is with Bruce Myrea of @onedaytowellness . Bruce believes you are what you eat. He began eating a whole plant based diet just before he was diagnosed with prostate cancer over 10 years ago. Bruce and his wife Mindy Mylrea (who also started gliding discs and TABATA Bootcamp, and Fluid Strength) started a…

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