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March 24th, 2015 - 9:39 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Why I Changed My Training

For the last few years (read at least six), I have been a devoted runner. While I may not have crossed the finish line of more than 100 races, I have still completed at least 20 halves, 2 fulls, and a smattering of 10Ks and 5ks during that time. After this past running season (training […][...]

February 11th, 2015 - 5:31 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Review: Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide

If you follow healthy lifestyle and fitness experts on Instagram, you may have found the fantastic abs of Kayla Itsines on your phone.  Kayla is a 23-year-old personal trainer from Adelaide, Australia. At first I was hesitant, since a 23 yr old’s body is WAY different than a 30 year old’[...]

January 21st, 2015 - 5:03 pm § in Exercise, Wellness

What’s the difference between pilates and yoga?

I’ve been thinking about taking up pilates, mostly because I want that tight core. But I am skeptical about my ability to do so. Enter this handy dandy infographic that compares pilates to yoga and makes me think I can possibly do this. You can find the original post here.[...]

January 14th, 2015 - 10:15 am § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Orange Theory: 90 Minute Class

“It’s just an additional 30 minutes,” said a very optimistic Laney to her very hesitant husband just before she punished both of them with a grueling workout. Ever since starting Orange Theory a few months ago, I have been dying to try my hand at the 90 minute class. In my crazy[...]

January 12th, 2015 - 10:58 am § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Pushing Yourself in Your Normal Workout Routine

It might be the former athlete in me, but part of my mind games is to pretend I am in some sort of competition. I do it when I am working out alone in my home gym. I find myself pretending I have to reach a certain point by a certain time to “win.” I […][...]

December 11th, 2014 - 1:14 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Spinning Might Be My Third Love

It is kind of sad that in order for me to get to a spin class these days, I have to be in NYC. It’s not that Delray doesn’t have spin studios (PurCycle and Flywheel aren’t too far away), it is just that their class schedules aren’t really conducive to mine. It is partially my[...]

November 24th, 2014 - 11:37 am § in Exercise, Wellness

Building a Complete Home Gym

This has been the longest stretch I’ve gone without belonging to a big box gym since I was a newly minted entry-level PR person barely scraping by in NYC.  Getting into a long-term relationship with a gym is almost as serious as getting into a long-term relationship with a significant other. [...]

November 12th, 2014 - 2:33 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Soaring with My Team

I am all about the team bonding. Sometimes we do it with a fry basket and wine; but I really love it when it involves some sort of funtivity. On one of my recent trips to NYC, we decided to try our hand at aerial yoga. I love aerial yoga, it is an entirely different […][...]

November 6th, 2014 - 10:23 am § in Exercise, Marathon Training

2014 New York City Marathon Recap

My head wasn’t in this race for the last few weeks. Training was hard, I thought about just not running a few times, and shook it off. As race day loomed closer my anxiety level continued to heighten, but at that point nothing was going to keep me from running. I broke one of the […][...]

October 29th, 2014 - 7:45 am § in Marathon Training

Preparing for a Race (with travel)

I was lucky that my first marathon happened to be in my backyard. It was easy to prepare, I simply had dinner went about my normal routine as if I was just going out for a long run. This time though, things are a bit different…given I will be in a hotel and not in […][...]