Fitness & Health

FREE Workouts to support Breast Cancer Research in Alaska

By Bonnie Murphy

October 09,2013 Hello, Everyone!! Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month we’re offering three FREE Saturday workouts!! There are two left. One on the 19th and one on the 26th. These groups will meet at 10:00 AM each Saturday. Please wear Pink!! Please join us and donate what you can to the American Cancer Society of Alaska. All the funds will stay in... »

Anchorage Personal Trainer Bonnie Murphy of bfit & well Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

By Bonnie Murphy

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 1, 2012) Anchorage, Alaska - Anchorage Personal Trainer Bonnie Murphy of bfit & well Celebrates Five Years of Helping Women Transform Their Lives   Bonnie is a certified trainer who specializes in helping mature women live young and healthy lives. She is celebrating herfive year anniversary by giving back to women of Anchorage. “I am offering everyone... »

Announcing the 7 Day Referral Contest Winner

By Bonnie Murphy

Carley M. is the winner in the 7 day referral contest!! I gave her the $100 cash at last night's 6-Week Transformation Class!! Thanks so much for all of you who chose to participate in the week long Referral Contest. I am honored that you think enough of me as a personal trainer in Anchorage and bfit & well to share it with... »

How I Used Kettle Bells to Fix my ‘Frozen’ Shoulder

By Bonnie Murphy

I've told the story before about how I used Kettle Bells to 'unlock' my shoulder. But after I recently achieved my Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC) I wanted to share the entire story of my transformation from having a 'frozen' shoulder to being one of the only people in the world - let alone Anchorage, Alaska - certified to teach Kettle Bell training! I... »

Kettle Bell Training Gives you Real Strength

By Bonnie Murphy

When I say “weight training” or “power lifting” you think “strength,” right? Particularly when you think of power lifting you think STRONG, right? Well there's a very real situation that I have been blessed to be a part of that will challenge your thinking when it comes to “strength.” I have a young friend, Dusty, who's 31 years-old and is a well known... »

Kettle Bell Training for Baby Boomers

By Bonnie Murphy

Since I have experienced and studied the correct and injury-free way to work with Kettle Bells (KB), I want to share that information with you! I've attended KB workshops for Fitness Professionals recently that have given me the knowledge to instruct you safely, correctly, and with proper form and brought that wisdom back to Anchorage! But first... are you asking yourself just... »

Recap: Joint Mobility & Muscle Flexibility Workshop

By Bonnie Murphy

It dawned on me that I hold these Joint Mobility and Muscle Flexibility workshops - like I did this past Saturday - and I see the attendees have these wonderful aha moments and I never share those with you! So, I thought I'd give you a little insight as to what goes on at these workshops so that you can make... »

Senior Fitness: Aging in Alaska Interview with Bonnie Murphy

By Bonnie Murphy

Bonnie Murphy interviewed by Aging in Alaska (listen to the .mp3 audio file on the link above) I was interviewed for the Aging in Alaska radio program back in June and it aired in July in Bethel and Cordova. Aging in Alaska is a radio show produced by the Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska created to provide information, insight, guidance and support to Alaska's elders... »

DASH diet is the healthiest eating plan?

By Bonnie Murphy

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension - DASH - beat out Jenny Craig, Atkins, and Mediterranean Diet A new study by U.S. News & World Report just concluded that the "best personal diet depends of the goals trying to be achieved." Yep... it took a study to reveal what common sense has always told us. We know that if you are trying to lose... »

HOT HULA fitness returns to bfit & well on Thursday June 9th

By Bonnie Murphy

The HOT HULA fitness® demo class we did on Monday was a HUGE success! I was so pleased to see such a large crowd turn out for our first HOT HULA fitness® class in Anchorage. Think of this as Zumba for Hula Dancing only... well, this is what one comment on Facebook said: "Hot Hula is so fun, quite a core workout, aerobic... »