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February 29th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Saluting to the Sun on the Bay

I spent last weekend in San Diego, which meant amazing weather and gorgeous views of the bay. While my husband learned about boring tax lawyer things, I had the opportunity to walk around and take advantage of said gorgeous weather. I haven’t been able to practice yoga outside in a long time a[...]

February 26th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Uncategorized

Tina Fey Improv Rules for Your Career

I just finished reading Tina Fey’s book Bossypants. While I picked it up as a good-humor, man she is so cool read I have to give her credit for tricking me into reading a self-help book for your career. From figuring out who to hire and how to act (or not) in an interview Fey […][...]

February 22nd, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Explaining Running Injuries

I, like many avid runners, suffer from recurring injuries. Mine happens to be my iliotibial band (or ITB). By most estimates, more than half of all runners become injured every year.  Some blame, particularly for ITB injuries, running on the one side of the road, a tight butt (not the good kind), o[...]

February 19th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Wellness

Sleep Rehab

I go through spurts where sleep just doesn’t come easy for me. Lately it has been when I am in NYC in the hotel and when I am there for a week, it completely wrecks me. A full 2/3 of Americans say they have trouble getting enough sleep at least once a week. It used to be […][...]

February 15th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

When You Just Need More Hours In the Day

It’s a common wish. More hours in the day to get everything you could possibly need to do. Experts tell us to make time for exercise, which is nearly impossible. As a busy working professional, it is really hard to make time. I already have things I must do in a day such as sleep, […][...]

February 12th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Food, obesity

What if a machine dictated your menu?

What if you walked up to your fridge and it didn’t open because it knew you wanted ice cream? Instead it recommends that you grab an apple. As part of its LiVe public service program, Intermountain Healthcare has installed a fake, talking vending machine at Rose Park Elementary School in Salt [...]

February 8th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Back to Winter Training and a Giveaway

We have a winner! Using random.org the winner is Sara P. Please email me laney.cohen (at) gmail (dot) com.  For whatever reason I thought it would be a great idea for my first half marathon in  a year or so to be in March. Unfortunately, that means training in the dead of winter. When it […[...]

February 5th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

Can you be a leader and a manager?

Tomorrow I am attending a session sponsored by PRSSA-NCC on moving from PR Manager to PR Leader. I thought it would be interesting to provide my pre-workshop thoughts…. Management vs. leadership–it’s a distinction we all hear over and over these days. They are not the same, but mus[...]

February 1st, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Revolve Cycle: Barre Ride

When I first moved to the Washington D.C. area I started searching for a cycle studio. The spin classes at my gym were great, but there was something special about walking into the a cycle studio. No one could recommend a good one or even knew of one to try. Luckily, a a little more […][...]