Trial and Error

Remember last week when I said that my goal was to wake up and workout 2-3 times BEFORE work? Well, sigh, that only happened once. I had a feeling that would happen, but I’m still not giving up. I decided that instead of waking up reaaaally early, like crack-of-dawn early, and working out in my…

Head-to-Toe Friends

Last night, I had a workout and dinner date with my best friend from college. She e-mailed me a couple days ago proposing the workout date and I was more than happy to oblige AND tack on dinner as well. She will be moving back to the beautiful New Orleans in the early summer, so…

Better than Reese’s

Happy Monday! At least…I am going to try to make it a happy Monday…Mondays are tough. I planned on running this weekend but I ended up walking a ton on Saturday and my feet hurt so I did a strength workout on Sunday instead. I decided I REALLY wanted to make a quick graphic for…

7 Tips on Writing a Group Fitness Class Review

About 10 days ago, I was lucky enough to be able to review a group fitness class for Active Life DC. The review was published online yesterday. You can find it here. Tips on Writing a Class Review 1. Take a notebook and pen While you may think you have a great memory (and hey,…

Using the Built Environment

I am not a consistent runner. I have dreams about it and like to pretend I am, but I’m not. However, yesterday I ran to a beautiful park that has a ton of built in stone benches and stairs, so it was the perfect place to add in some extra exercises. We used the benches…

The Beauty of Sharing Workouts

Another successful workout day for me means another blog post about a successful workout for you! (You lucky dog, you.) Today, I borrowed the following workout from Julie. I am a big fan of sharing workouts. Sometimes your own workouts become stale and all you need is a different way of putting exercises together and it…

Speed Through Your Workout

Sometimes it’s hard to get to the gym because all I can think about is the cardio I should do, and how much I don’t want to be on the treadmill or elliptical for 30 straight minutes. Even if I have a TV in front of me and Forgetting Sarah Marshall is playing. Love Jason Segal. Today after…