Both before and after The 420 Games, I wanted to maintain cardio and leg strength without necessarily putting in a lot of running miles, as I’m still working on some flexibility and mobility issues with my one of my legs.
Enter one of my very favorite cardio machines, one that I’ve been neglecting for far too long! Continue reading Rediscovering Love for the Elliptical
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
face the terror of never getting what you want. it will free up the power to go get it. -Danielle LaPorte Recently, I bought into a self-help philosophy that I found online. Before you judge, hear me out. I’m a very organized person. Working in agency and startup settings forced me to learn time and project management skills quickly. I use all the latest cloud … Continue reading #TruthBomb Tuesday – Manifest
I would love to thank the nonprofit org CannaEffect for publishing my medical marijuana story on their website! Ever since I started this blog with my message, the support has been pleasantly surprising. I think people are really ready to start changing the way we all think about cannabis users, especially those of us patients who have “invisible” ailments. Continue reading How I Became A Medical Marijuana Advocate
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]
Happy August! Do you often find yourself comparing your successes to those of others? Everyone’s different! You’ve got something to prove – but only to yourself. Continue reading #MondayMotivation: Prove it to Yourself
I think I only ran one 8-miler last year in preparation for last year’s half marathon, so this year I’m doing it right, and doing a little research to boot. The last two Sundays I completed my first real long runs outside – 9 miles outside & 10 miles on a treadmill. Continue reading Pounding the Pavement
A few special announcements and apologies to you AND myself from being away from the blog for so long! Continue reading Checking in + HEMP HEARTS Winner!
Yes, you read that right – I finally have an incentive for you to check out my posts. Disclaimer: I was sent free Hemp Hearts in exchange for this post and review. But now you have a chance to score some of your own! Continue reading [Ended] Hemp Hearts GIVEAWAY!
After 6 years of pain, therapy, plateaus, new beginnings, and yes, the occasional utter and complete failure, I’m proud to say I’ve officially lost 10 pounds since I started this blog in February! Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday
Have you heard of (or tried) HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)? I’m about to start an easy 30-day program for cross training. Continue reading 30 Days of HIIT
I recently purchased a bike after a somewhat lengthy period of inactivity on two wheels. Well, through a series of coincidences, I ended up canceling my parking permit where I work downtown, and so ensued a brief adventure of speed, strength and self-realization. Continue reading I Survived My First Urban Bike Commute