Now that it’s January, I’m sure you are all thinking of ways to get yourself and your family in shape! It can be pretty overwhelming because there are lots of gyms, new equipment and fad diets to chose from. My biggest tip would be to keep it simple. Hit the park or checkout a new […]
I ran the 2010 NYC Marathon last month and put together a short video of my experience of the few days leading up to the race and race day. Overall, it was a fun race and a great experience! But, it’s actually pretty hard. The course isn’t super hard, but the 5 bridges we crossed […]
Last week I was back out in LA to film 4 Glade commercials with ExerciseTV! I also filmed 10 short videos that will be part of the “1 Minute Challenge” to the viewers on Facebook, the blog and YouTube. The day of the shoot, I had a call time of 7:45am at a house in […]
I made this video a few weeks ago before I ran 19 miles on one of my long training runs to show what I eat and how I prepare. I have the NYC marathon one week from this Sunday!! I’m planning to treat the race as a training run, which means that I’m going to […]
How To Workout Like A Celebrity I recently filmed a short workout video with my client Erica Rose titled “How to Workout Like a Celebrity”! You may know Erica from TV’s The Bachelor a few years ago and most recently from VH1’s You’re Cut Off. She has been a blast to work with at Fit and she’s […]
Here is my sample jumprope circuit workout. I do this workout all the time up at Fit and either use free weights, bands or exercises with my body weight (ie squats, pushups, etc). It just takes a little practice and before you know it…you will be a jumprope pro!
As of this week, I’m on the Video on Demand channel in 38 million households! YAY! If you have Comcast, Time Warner, AT&T or any of the other major providors you should be able to access it. Here’s how: -Go to “Free on Demand” -Look for either Health/Fitness or similar category -Look for ExerciseTV -Then […]
We all wish we had Gwen Stefani’s abs or Fergie’s legs, right? But, the truth is they really have to work at staying in shape. Gwen has said that it’s her love of fashion that keeps her in shape. She wants to be able to look great in the clothes she designs and be able […]
I was back on last week to give some tips on how to get Madonna’s arms and Beyonce’s booty! To read more about Madonna’s arms and yoga…checkout my post “Can I really lose weight or get arms like Madonna just from doing yoga?”. Also, check back next week for a new celebrity workout!
Today I was on Fox Morning News Extra to give viewers information on this weekend’s Rodeo Run 10k in Houston! Here are my top tips for last minute 10k prep: -Don’t wear new shoes. I didn’t get a chance to talk about the shoe I was holding…but shoes are really important. It’s too late to […]
I was back on Fox with Sibila yesterday to answer questions about joining a bootcamp and what you should expect. I also gave a sample bootcamp workout that you can do on your own (see below)! Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston Cari Shoemate Bootcamp Workout for Sibila Challenge HOUSTON – Fitness […]
While I was NYC last week, I thought the viewers of Fox Morning News Extra would like to see how New York posts the calories of foods/drinks everywhere..even Starbucks! We need that in Houston!!!
Confused about what to eat when you are starting a new workout program? On Fox Morning News Extra I showed viewers why 100 calorie packs are not good! Also, I didn’t get to talk about the plate of powdered donuts…but they are NOT one of my healthy items! I was trying to show that the […]
Pigeon is one of my favorite poses….especially after a long run because it’s such a great stretch. But, be careful not to push yourself too hard in this position especially if you have any knee injuries. TIP: Do not do this move at the beginning of your workout or yoga sequence. Warmup first or do […]