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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[...]

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 11th, 2014 - 8:23 am § in Exercise, Running Through My Mind, Wellness

Born to Run

At our wedding, my mother-in-law jokingly expressed a wish that my “athletic genes” would be more prominent in her future grandchildren, since her sons never really had a strong desire to be active. I never really thought much about what genes had to do with it…I mean I just had a [...]

January 22nd, 2014 - 9:02 pm § in Exercise, Marathon Training

Training for a Good Cause: Team Challenge

Way back when I started this blog, nearly three years ago, it was in part to track my first major race — a half marathon. I didn’t do it alone though, because I am not as fancy as many runners out there. Since I had a family connection (my dad), I decided to do it […][...]

January 10th, 2014 - 1:55 pm § in Exercise, Wellness, Workout Reviews

On My Healthy Lifestyle Radar

Every January I make a promise with myself to stay out of the gym, and workout at home or by running outside (polar vortex obviously has that on the sideline). I just can’t handle the crowds, fighting for machines, my favorite spin bike or these people. So I pull out my trusty DVDs, or go [&he[...]

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[...]

October 20th, 2013 - 5:47 pm § in Exercise

CrossFit Crazy Pants

If you’ve never seen true CrossFit athletes do their thing, you are seriously missing out. I’ve been to one or two sessions where I do some beginning WODs, and once while I was lunch the Reebok CrossFit Games were on ESPN. Other than that though, my interaction with CrossFit has been reg[...]