Archive for April, 2012

April 11th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Cherry Blossom Yoga

If you could do anything on a cloudless April morning, what would it be? This past Saturday is was practicing yoga underneath cherry blossoms and the Washington Monument.  Doing yoga on a hill–lead by Alison Adams, of  DownDog Yoga, accompanied by a live Bluebrain performance–was pret[...]

April 8th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Wellness

Isn’t Everyone Exhausted?

On a typical day my alarm goes off at or around 6:30 a.m and I am in bed around 11:00 p.m. In between that time I am exercising, working, running errands, making dinner, making plans, doing laundry…the list is endless. And my weekends are not really filled with days of sleeping in, even if I [[...]

April 4th, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Music: The essential training companion

I don’t know about you, but my race playlist is almost as important to me as getting my miles in on training runs. You can imagine me pouring over iTunes and Amazon lists, listening to the music choices of my spin instructors, and constantly surveying friends for recommendations. All of that c[...]

April 1st, 2012 - 10:00 am § in Running Through My Mind

Overcoming Anxiety

Some anxiety in the face of stress can be a good thing. It makes us work harder, prepare more thoroughly, and perform more intensely.  But people of different temperaments become anxious to varying degrees. For me, the influx of emails, a growing to-do list, and the fear that I would let someone [...]