Why is it that all of my friends happen to teach spin? Don’t get me wrong, I love getting sweaty, fitting in a good workout, and rocking out to feel-good music, but spin? It’s not my cup of tea. My hips lock up and I feel like an uncoordinated leggy mess. We all have things we like to [...].
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Training for a half marathon is an awesome way to get motivated and set a plan for success – you have an ultimate goal, train for months to work to that goal, and when you accomplish it you get a medal. What more could you want?!? Last weekend I ran the Disneyland 5k and Half Marathon [...].
It’s noon and you haven’t left your chair all day – cue the afternoon slump. I’ve been there. We’ve all been there. In fact, I may be there right now. That’s about the time I go on the hunt for the office candy dish for the pick-me-up that I think I need. But, you know what? [...].
Hi, my name is Lindsay and I am a fitness addict (cue support group response). There is nothing more difficult for an avid runner or lifter than to take a day off, but sometimes it is necessary. We live in a fitness community that emphasizes pushing yourself harder, running faster, lifting heavier, and finishing workouts [...].
There are days when you simply cannot get to a traditional gym, yoga class, or even make it out the door. When I was juggling law school and being a new parent, this was me on a daily basis. Now, I run into this predicament when I travel (which is tomorrow – hello St. Louis!). [...].
Every now and then, I have the opportunity to take a lunch. No, I am not talking about sitting at my desk while scarfing down a pre-planned meal, but rather, an opportunity to take an hour out of the day to leave the office. Some of these days I spend networking at luncheons or seminars. [...].
Today I was sitting in the office and my legs started to go numb. Immediately I was reminded of the harm and damage just sitting does everyday to us. Researchers have found that sitting for eight or more hours a day can be deadly. [...].
Anyone who knows me personally knows that I have participated in countless personal training sessions, group fitness classes, boot camps, spin classes, run half-marathons and have tried just about every other fitness regiment known to man. By far my favorite workout method, where I really feel I get the most “bang for my buck” [...].