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March 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Traveling Sets Me Back

When I go to NYC for work, I usually chalk that week up to a wash on my healthy routines. I don’t sleep that well in the hotel room, I tend to miss exercising, and I eat pretty much every meal out. After almost 10 months of making the bi-monthly commute I’ve been trying to […][...]

March 25th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Concentration Challenge

I’ve read a bunch of articles about how some of the best exercises are actually the ones that work out both your mind and body. So I added in yoga a few years ago and loved the results. I learned to relax and have been known to break out the breathing exercises at work when […][...]

March 21st, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

More (Kettle)bell!

The American Council of Exercise recently released a study that concluded that kettlebells provide a much higher-intensity workout than standard weight-training routines and offer superior results in a short amount of time. When I started working out with trainers I was introduced to kettlebells an[...]

March 18th, 2012 - 10:12 am § in Running Through My Mind, Wellness

Overeating? You may be burned out at work

It was another crazy busy week at work. I always feel like when I am in the physical office there is more to do, or maybe I just feel less in control about when to do it.  I had a lot of need to happen moments this week between client meetings and presentations, and a […][...]

March 14th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Food, Wellness

Second Breakfast?

I’ll admit it, there are days that I eat my breakfast and less than two hours later my stomach is rumbling. Usually this is when I work out really hard or I am up really early in the morning. Apparently I am not alone though. More on-the-go Americans are consuming their morning calories over s[...]

March 11th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise

Exercise=More Excited and Enthusiastic Laney

The last two weeks have been one of those weeks where I am too stressed to function at life. Here’s an image for that…I am pretty sure the only thing that got me to change my clothing was the fact that I had to go into the office. It was an effort picking out clothes […][...]

March 7th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Losing My Running Skirt Virginity

We have a winner, and that winner is CARMEN!!! Using random.org Carmen was selected to receive a running skirt to test out.  Here’s a confession for you. In the height of NYC and DC summers  I am a frequent visitor of the baby product aisle, purchasing Desitin like a baby who can’t get[...]

March 4th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Wellness

The Scale Isn’t the End All Be All

I’ve been struggling to get my weight back down to where I want it to be since the wedding. Unfortunately, no matter what I do that number on the scale just won’t budge. I was a religious morning scale person. Every morning my day started with stepping on the scale, recording the number [...]