He frequently breaks out into a stretch or exercise, even in a questionable setting. He’s a stickler for healthy diet – exceptions for his guilty pleasure french fries, of course.
Because of my boyfriend I have stayed very linked to the fitness world and learned so much about how to improve my body, diet and exercise plan. It’s almost like having a trainer, without having to pay for one! Continue reading What It’s Like When Your Boyfriend is a Personal Trainer
As my more avid readers know, I ran the America’s Finest City Half Marathon this past weekend. I did a good job of setting goals for myself as far as training, but in context, it just didn’t work out. Here’s why, and what I’m going to do differently next time. Continue reading Goals In Context [Half Marathon Recap]
It sure can be annoying to wait, especially when you already feel hype from the pre-workout, but warming up the legs and core for even 15 minutes beforehand can really help build more muscle while preventing common running injuries. At the *bare minimum* you should be doing these five before your run! Continue reading The Essential Running Warmup
Recovering from a tough workout is a science – there are so many different factors both before and after your workout that help determine how much benefit your muscles will get out of it, and in contrast, how sore you’re going to be the next day. Proper recovery techniques are also necessary to avoid both short- and long-term injury. Continue reading Recovery 101