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April 2nd, 2014 - 12:45 pm § in Exercise, Marathon Training, Running Through My Mind, Wellness

March in Review

Had a really busy March, which included a lot of travel, milestones and changes. So let’s start from the top! Weekend in AZ: Where I learned hiking is not for the weak A few of my favorite colleagues and I had the opportunity to attend Kurt Warner’s Ultimate Fan Experience at the beginni[...]

February 3rd, 2014 - 12:23 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

Bringing the Sweat Without the Stink

If you are like me, you have a love/hate relationship with yoga. My brain tells me that I shouldn’t be sweating just from my prep stretching before class even starts, but then at the end of class–I have better flexibility, higher energy levels and I sleep like a baby. All great benefits.[...]

December 15th, 2013 - 7:01 pm § in Exercise, Wellness

Planning a Fit Vacation

Beginning Tuesday we are taking our first extended vacation in two years, a trip to London and Amsterdam that we have been planning since January. Yes, I did put in my PTO in January and saved most my days off for these next two weeks. In hindsight maybe not the best idea because I am insanely bur[...]

November 24th, 2013 - 1:49 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

How Yoga Transforms Your Body

Since Adam Levine was named People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ last week, there have been countless articles detailing how yoga gave him that body, how it improved his sex life, and helped him remain more focused.  We’ve heard Gisele say that yoga was what got her figure back aft[...]

November 8th, 2013 - 7:52 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

The Ultimate Yogi: First Impressions

A wise person wrote on my birthday card recently “the “9s” are harder than the “0s.” It is as if I wear my anxiety ridden mind on my sleeve, because turning 29 has been stressful. It is entirely my fault too. I mean what was I thinking at 22 setting career and life goal[...]

September 19th, 2013 - 7:15 am § in Exercise, Food, Wellness

I’m In Need of a Detox

This isn’t the first time I’ve contemplated a detox, but lately I’ve just really been feeling like I need it. I’m cranky, sluggish and feeling a little bloated…like all the time. Maybe it is the stress. Maybe it is all the travel. Whatever it is I need a swift kick in t[...]

July 23rd, 2013 - 8:40 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Can I do a women only gym?

That’s the question I was asking myself as I exited Uplift Studios last Friday. I am not one to be intimidated by the dudes in the weight room, but there was something nice about walking into a gym and studio that didn’t smell like stale sweat. (You know exactly the smell that I am talki[...]

April 30th, 2013 - 8:30 am § in Exercise, Food, obesity, Wellness

Exercise As A Threat?

Over the last few years we have acclimated to seeing calories next to our favorite food items. At first it seemed to deter some people, but eventually you just shrugged it off and ate it because you wanted that personal-size Uno pizza that is like a  1,400 calories. (Not me, because I just can̵[...]

April 25th, 2013 - 10:09 am § in Wellness

An Evening With Jillian

When I think about spending an evening with Jillian Michaels, I immediately think buckets of sweat and a fierce attitude in your face. So I was skeptical when I heard about her “Maximize Your Life” tour. I know she offers motivation in the form of one-on-one talks on Biggest Loser, but t[...]

April 23rd, 2013 - 10:16 am § in Wellness

Sidelined and Other Ramblings

I am the perfect example of how not to take care of yourself. There are studies out there that show that stress depletes your immune system and once your stress dissipates your immune system is flooded and then you get sick. Well that happened to me last week. I was go, go, going and then I [&helli[...]