My New Training Zone: CKO Kickboxing

When Monday night rolls around, I’m always psyched to cruise over to my favorite gym, CKO Kickboxing, where I get to sweat, glow, and challenge myself with every kick and punch!  There’s nothing better than a motivating trainer, hype music, and punching some bags to lift me out of the Monday funk. Over the past few […]

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My 1st Solo Hike Experience

“If you’re always worried about the unknown, you would never experience the greatness out there.” —Erin ‘Wired’ Saver (8000+ miles hiked solo) While vacationing in Seattle, I had the day to myself, so I decided to plan an adventure and conquer one of the most popular hikes in Washington–the Mt Si trailhead.  I’ve never hiked solo before, and don’t hike very […]

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Creating Healthy Habits & BBG Update

Forming a new habit isn’t easy; in fact, the claim ‘it takes 21 days to make a habit’ is actually a myth. According to more recent scientific studies, it can take anywhere from 2 months to a year for someone to build a new behavior into their life. WHAT!? I thought 21 days was hard enough! This […]

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The Benefits of BodyPump

If you struggle with working out solo, are a beginner at the gym, or need added motivation, then group fitness is an excellent solution. From Spin to Yoga to Tabata, I’ve attended hundreds of group fitness classes. Even after a long, exhausting day at work, joining a group of people ready to move is energizing and motivating. […]

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Get Back on Track with These Post-Vacation Tips

I’m still in denial that the holiday weekend is over and trying to get back on track after 5 days of over-indulging and a few too many cocktails. When reality sinks in and I’m experiencing post-vacation blues, the last thing I want to do is hit the gym or workout…but I also don’t want to […]

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The Power of Running!

Ahhhh running. Running has been my vice for years and I can’t get enough: it’s invigorating, boosts my mood, and keeps me energized. There are days when I’d rather do anything but and days when I simply crave it; regardless, I always feel so good after a run–those endorphins get me every time. I’ve been an avid runner […]

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