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
My snowboard boots may need some more breaking in, but my new vape is ready to go. Continue reading Broken In: Vapium Summit Review
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
Lots has been written regarding the semantics and the psychology that goes with constantly being busy. We office workers tend to brag to one another about how “buried” we are with work. The loads we bear professionally bring pride into our lives, but you have to remember to take care of yourself. Continue reading Keeping Healthy in A Culture Obsessed with “Being Busy”
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!
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
Hey friends, having a busy short week as I come off of the holiday weekend, and prepare to fly home for my best friend’s graduation festivities. But I also made a TON of time to workout this week and I’m grateful for my relative discipline! So in the spirit of my San Diego blogger friends Smitha, Linzie, and Carlee, I decided to participate in the … Continue reading #ThursdayTriumph featuring ClassPass
I swam on rec and competitive teams since age 9, and eventually became a CIF Section finalist in my main event before my back injury. Swimming is a fun way to get in shape or cross-train for your main event. Here’s the basic equipment and knowledge you’ll need to get started in the pool! Continue reading Get Started Swimming Laps