Training for the 53 River Bank Run

Happy New Year! One of my goals for 2017 is to blog about my experience training for the upcoming River Bank run (15.5 miles) which takes place on May 13th. I’m not in the best running shape, so I plan to post about my progress, some tips for getting in the habit of running, and […]

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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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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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My Sweat With Kayla Fitness Journey

Last winter, despite my efforts at the gym, I felt bored with my workout regimen and wasn’t really seeing results. When my friend shared a NYT article about Kayla Itsinse (link), a mega-popular trainer, I was super impressed with her genuine personality and perspective on fitness. After browsing her insta page (which now has 5.2 million followers) […]

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