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September 29th, 2014 - 11:30 am § in Exercise, Marathon Training

Marathon Training Week 13

Week 13 of an 18 week plan probably isn’t the most appropriate time to make changes to your training routine, but when you are sitting in a doctor’s office explaining the pain you are feeling in your left IT band and your doctor says you are probably “heading toward a serious injur[...]

September 15th, 2014 - 10:30 am § in Marathon Training

Marathon Training Week 11

This week didn’t go exactly as planned, because….well life. For the last few weeks I have been comfortably busy at work, and then this past week was as if everyone came back to reality.  So my training schedule didn’t go as smoothly as I hoped, and my desire to increase my mileage[...]

August 27th, 2014 - 10:22 am § in Food, Wellness

WIAW: Sur La Table Cooking Class

Last night we had the opportunity to attend a cooking class at Sur la Table. It was the first time I had ever been to a formal cooking class, and I was so excited. I made sure we were front and center…because I wanted to take everything in. Aaron, Jenna, Josh and I took turns making […[...]

August 25th, 2014 - 9:53 am § in Marathon Training

Marathon Training: Week 8

This is what I like to call the cross over week. It also happens to be half way through my training plan…coincidence? I think not. I call it cross over, because it is the first week where your long run gets you to the point where you are committing to doing more than a half. […][...]

July 2nd, 2014 - 8:18 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Workout Review: PurCycle

When you think of boutique cycle studios you usually only hear about FlyWheel or SoulCycle. For people who aren’t spin aficionados they can be incredibly intimidating and overwhelming. That’s not the case with PurCycle in Delray Beach. The best way to describe PurCycle is a Mom & Pop[...]

June 23rd, 2014 - 11:39 am § in Exercise, Marathon Training, Wellness

Even 20 Minutes Works

I’ve had one of those months, where I am lucky if I spend three days in a row in the same city. This also means that when I am in the same city, I am working significant hours. Mythical “slow season” strikes again. My whacked out schedule really had the potential to derail my train[...]

June 1st, 2014 - 10:00 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Barry’s Bootcamp 30 Min Treadmill Workout

I’ve been wanting to try Barry’s Bootcamp for sometime now, but there hasn’t really been a convenient location to me. Hard as I try when I am in NYC unless something is in Midtown, I just can’t make it. And then the thought of driving down to Miami Beach for a gym class isn&#[...]

May 18th, 2014 - 11:43 am § in Exercise, Workout Reviews

Yoga Studio Review: Barkan Method Hot Yoga

A few years ago, I became hot yoga obsessed. In DC it became a Sunday morning tradition. While training for Marine Corp, I often went to yoga class after my Sunday long run with KB at Down Dog Yoga in Georgetown. Rachel’s power yoga class always left me feeling stretched and strong. And when [...]

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.[...]