Category Archives: exercise

Hitting the Weight Room

I’m finally able to get back into a kind of normal routine and it feels so nice. After 2 weeks of having a cold, moving, traveling, figuring out my new commute (the traffic. my god, the traffic!) I’m finally starting to feel normal again. Last night, I headed to my new gym to finally get…

Why Your #NoExcuses Posts Make Me Crazy

I’m going to come right out with it: I hate hate hate the #NoExcuses trend.  I’m sure you’ve seen the tweets and pins: “I have a terrible sore throat but going to boot camp before getting a strep test! #noexcuses” “Baby was up all night. I slept 45 minutes but went to the gym for…

CrossFit Foundations – Almost Done!

I’m 4 classes into my 6 class CrossFit Foundations series.  I can’t believe we’re more than halfway done!  I feel like we’ve learned a lot, but sometimes when there’s another class going at the same time as ours I think the exact opposite. It’s a bit of a roller coaster but I’ll get more to…

CrossFit Foundations – Recap: Days 1 & 2

Today was my second CrossFit Foundations workout. I think some places call it On Ramp…but basically the foundations classes are an intro to all of the cross fit motions to get newbies up to speed on form – it’s not about lifting lots of weight. This class series is at 6 a.m., which has been…

The Magic Number of Weekly Workouts – Less Might Be More

I’m usually the last person to see a study referenced in the New York Times and run to write a blog post about it but I just saw something really interesting in wanted to share. As fitness bloggers we tend to think that working out is good, working out most days is great and working…