Not so Fat Tuesday

February 12, 2013 —

FitTuesday

Instead of over-indulging today in celebration of Mardi Gras (the French term for “Fat Tuesday”), why not make an effort to have fun and celebrate wellness by changing that ‘a’ into an ‘i’ and partaking in Fit Tuesday.

In honor of this holiday, take a peek at Self magazine’s 20 best fitness tips, and if you must indulge, make it a healthy treat okay?


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.