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What I really want to say!

Stop it Already!

Stop looking for a quick diet fix. Stop eating crap! Stop spouting excuses for why you cannot workout today. Stop wishing your butt and thighs fits into skinny jeans and do something about the state of your fitness. Stop complaining, repeating bad habits and then maybe, just maybe, you can have the body you know is buried under layers of accumulated fat. And do it now!

Get Moving

rebounding fun for fitness

I’m sorry, but every year it’s the same thing. It’s January and the gym is full of people who will drop out within 3 weeks.

Fitness is not just a dream

You want to be fit, but do you really believe you can ever be in great shape? If you don’t believe it and want it, you can never have it. Sorry, just the way it is. You must have faith in yourself and realize that you are  a member of the most advanced species on this planet. You have an amazing brain inside your pretty head, so use it!

Check out my healthy eating and exercise videos on youtube.com/roundlady.

Let me Scream

Every time someone gives up on themselves and resumes bad eating and starts their day with exercise excuses, I want to scream like a giant angry head. Your body is made to move and be fueled with real food. So do it now!

Eat less & healthier

Yes, you will need to cut back on seconds, heaping helpings, and sugary, salty and fatty foods. You can do it! Use smaller plates, portion out your food ahead of time, shop healthfully, cook at home, avoid fast foods, shun sodas and other useless non-foods. Take charge of your eating, and not just for a few weeks.

Stick with it

In other words, if you really want to make a change to one of fitness and health, then push through your excuses and don’t give up. Allow yourself only positive motivating thoughts, and stay that way all year and for the rest of your life. it’s your choice!

Choose!

Fitness or fatness! Skinny jeans or fat pants! Long or short life!

More tough love coming…

Stay tuned!

Basic Rebounding Moves

Begin Bouncing

Learn the three basic rebounding moves Diana does every day. They are perfect for for beginners or advanced bouncers to warm up.

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Bump Up Your Fitness

A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY

You can bump up your fitness by adding 5 minutes to whatever exercise you do, such as when you are running, cycling, swimming, rebounding or weight lifting. And then you can bump it up some more with another 5 or 10 minutes, topped with some intensity.

Top it with Intensity

There are many ways to add intensity to your workout, and they all require your full attention. This means forgetting about chatting, ogling or moving like an aimless sloth. When intensifying any workout, you’ll need to be well rested, well fed and ready to go for it.

To add intensity to your workouts:

  • Start with aerobic exercise followed by weights without resting.
  • Focus on the muscle(s) you are working or exercise you are doing.
  • Switch from one exercise to another without resting
  • Superset 2 to 3 weight training exercises back-to-back.
  • Push yourself during the last minutes of any exercise.

Do dumbbell curls for your biceps using lighter weights than you usually lift. Look directly at yourself in the mirror, concentrate on your biceps as you curl each dumbbell. The rest of the world does not exist. Forget about the number of repetitions and concentrate on form. Do rep after rep until  it burns, then lift each side 5 more times. Take a 30 second break and start all over again.

Interval mash up

If you love your treadmill or other cardio machine, shaking things up with some interval training can bump up your workout. In a nutshell, interval training is a combination of alternating short, intense spurts of exercise with moments of resty. Interval training is chock-full of different aerobic exercises that keep your heart rate up for a period of time. The speeding up and slowing down of interval training turns your body into a stress-handling machine, both mentally and physically.

Make sure you eat before you workout, especially when adding intensity to your routine. You don’t want to fizzle out in the middle of any exercise, and you’ll need ample fuel to get you through an effectively intense workout. Prior to working out, eat something hearty like oatmeal, a whole banana, and half a cup of coffee.

Newbies and in-a-rutties Can Do It

If you are a workout newbie or have been in an exercise rut, it might be time for you to mix it up. If you’ve never hired a personal trainer, you might find it helpful to learn correct form and a routine that is best for your body. Ask the trainer to create a routine for you and make sure you write it down. Once you’ve followed the routine a few times, it will be like second nature.

Workout Buddy Time

You can also enhance the probability that you’ll keep working out if you have a workout buddy. This can be a friend or somebody you click with at the gym. Your buddy will help motivate you to get into the gym, and you’ll do the same for them. And when you both get into better shape, you can also celebrate together when you reach your goal.

Just go for it. Start small. Mix it up. Workout with a friend. Add new exercises. Rest less between sets. Add intensity to your workouts. Find a friend or start by yourself–and start now!  The sooner you start the sooner you’ll feel more fit!

Jumping Secrets for Bouncing Success

What To Expect in 2011

What to Expect in 2011This is the year Roundorama and RoundTV branch out and reach out!

New Step-by-step healthy Eating Videos

Diana will have a new series that will make you feel as if you have a diet buddy there with you. She will step you through the Round way of eating and exercising for anyone who wants to lose weight, maintain, or just eat healthier in an easier and more fun way.

More Fitness Rebounder Routines

As a Fitness Trampolines jumping enthusiast, Diana will be partnering with other like minded jumpers to show you more exercises you can do on your own trampoline.

Live and Online & in person Q & A

If you have questions for Diana and want to speak with her, but you don’t live in California, you will have a chance to see and chat with her live online. Also keep your eye out for personal appearances outside of California. Stay tuned for details.

Grooving With AliciaNew Events

Expect to see and hear Diana on the radio (such as Grooving with Alicia), in magazines, and at in-person events (local and not so local). You can get all the details as they occur right here or on Twitter, as well as RoundTV.

Guest Speaker

As a speaker on healthy eating and fitness, Diana will be holding speaking engagements to meet her viewers and answer their questions in person. Stay tuned to meet Diana!

If you would like Diana to speak for an event, at your company , a school or other entity, email Diana at roundlady@gmail.com.

Also, expect some surprises and more details on that as 2011 unfolds. And be sure to visit Roundorama often!

Get Fit! Eat Healthy With Family

A little Bench Pressing in the Gym

Meet My Niece

In this video you’ll meet Jenny, Diana’s Niece, Jenny, who is a lot like her. They pose, weights in the gym, eat healthy and jump with the family. You’ll get an idea of the full circle of healthy eating and working out. It turns out that Diana and Jenny have quite a lot in common.

Chicken Salad Recipe on Roundorama.

Chicken Salad Video on RoundTV.

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Dieting Sizes You, Exercise Shapes You

Dietand ExerciseNew on RoundTV

Your Body Shape

In this video, you’ll see which of the four main body shapes you are, and learn how to go about changing your own body into a shape that you want. What are you waiting for?

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DIET & EXERCISE TRICK: Lunch & Lunchtime

New on RoundTV!

With Springtime in the air, this video shows you more ideas on lunch and snack foods you can take to work or school or wherever you spend your day, along with squeezing in exercise with friends or by yourself.

Skate for Lunch Bunch

Find out about starting your own Skate for Lunch Bunch (or walk or run for lunch bunch) at work or school, and create a more active lifestyle that will in turn make you look and feel healthier. In the words of Martha Stewart, “That’s a good thing!”

View DIET & EXERCISE TRICK: Lunch & Lunchtime now!

DIET & EXERCISE TRICK: Snack, iPhone & Water

New on RoundTV

The series continues with a diet trick for when you take a trip like I did on my birthday, and an exercise trick that focuses on getting support from a buddy. You will learn that a phone, like an iPhone, is more than just a phone. Okay, there is no other phone like an iPhone, and that just might be the subject of another video.

No matter how old you are, drinking too much water on a trip where there is not a pit-stop in sight can be an uncomfortable decision. When drinking all that healthy water, know your laboratory options, or learn the way I did — along a long and winding road — on the way back from my birthday weekend.

View DIET & EXERCISE TRICK: Snack, iPhone & Water now.

Can’t Stay Fat Eating Grapes

New on RoundTV!

As requested, a video about snacking and getting outside on the weekends. One of the keys to staying slim and fit is staying active and always keeping healthy snacks within reach. Grapes are nature’s candy, and with springtime about to bring April flowers…so shall it bring grapes and weather worthy of outdoor activities.

Watch the Can’t Stay Fast Eating Grapes video now!