5 Places I Go to For Fitness Inspo When I’m Too Lazy to Plan My Own Workout

5 Places I Go to For Fitness Inspo When I’m Too Lazy to Plan My Own Workout

Some days I’m lacking motivation. I’m too tired to think, but I know if I skip a workout I’ll regret it. When I’m staring off into space and can’t quite figure out what to do for my workout, I’ve got a few places I start to look. 1. Oxygen Magazine I think I might own [...]

Getting Personal: Fixing a Physical Problem That Has Been Developing for Five Years

Getting Personal: Fixing a Physical Problem That Has Been Developing for Five Years

"Admitting your weaknesses does not diminish your strengths: it shows your courage.” -Erin Andrews At the beginning of this year, I had a couple of fitness goals that I wanted to master (click here to read all about it). One goal was to be able to complete 5 pull-ups in a row. Another goal I [...]

10 Tips to Kill It at a New Fitness Class

10 Tips to Kill It at a New Fitness Class

It’s scary trying a new workout class or routine for the first time. You don’t know anyone else there. You fall behind on the routine, or cues the instructor gives you. Maybe it’s a dance class and you’re worried have no rhythm. You’re scared the people in the gym might be intimidating or mean. I’ve [...]

I Tried SoulCycle and I’m Going To Tell You All About It

I Tried SoulCycle and I’m Going To Tell You All About It

I was blessed (or cursed…depending on how you look at it) to have several overnights in New York City this past month. And while I ate a bunch of delicious pizza and ice cream, I also dipped my toe into the vast pool of fitness classes offered. There was one studio in particular I really [...]

10 Reasons Why I Mix in Fitness Classes With My Strength Training

10 Reasons Why I Mix in Fitness Classes With My Strength Training

1. Challenging Every time I step into a new class I’m a little nervous. I know its going to be difficult and there’s always the thought that crosses my mind telling me that I should just cancel it. Afterwards, I never regret going. Every class I go to, whether it’s the first time or the [...]