Getting Back on Track: 4 Ways to Spark Wellness Motivation

November 6, 2017

Exactly one year ago today I was at the brunch after my wedding, digging into a huge piece of leftover wedding cake (carrot cake, damn it was good). I was joking with all my friends that I was so glad my wedding diet was over and I’ll probably never be motivated to be so healthy …


Travel Diary: 9 Things to do in Portland

October 27, 2017

Take a weekend up to the Pacific Northwest and make sure you check out these 9 things before you leave Portland. As part of our life on the West Coast, we’ve been trying to explore as much of this part of the country as we can. Portland’s been on the list for a while and …


How to Get the Most Out of a Solo Workout

October 25, 2017

Spoiled by fancy group fitness classes and struggle when it’s just you and the weights? Here’s how to push through and get the most out of a solo workout. Let me start by saying I absolutely love group fitness. So much so, that I’ve become a bit dependent on it. Can you even remember a time before …


When Good is Good Enough: Progress over Perfection

September 27, 2017

Do you ever stop at good enough or is reaching for perfection a must? I recently came across a quote that struck a cord: “Don’t let perfection be the enemy of good.” I’d heard it before, but never took the time to think about it. What made me think deeper about it is my current …


Healdsburg Half: My Next Race + New Perspective

August 7, 2017

Racing can be about fighting for a PR, but it can also be about enjoying the miles with friends. I just finished up the SF Half Marathon a couple of weeks ago, and I’m ready to start prepping for my next race. Before I talk about the next race, here’s the quickie recap of the …


Morning or Evening: What’s the Ideal Workout Time

August 2, 2017

Every body is different, which is exactly why the ideal workout time isn’t one size fits all.  There are lots of opinions on when to workout. Will you burn more calories doing cardio first thing in the am? Will you be able to lift more weights in the evening? If your schedule and routine have …

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