With the holidays coming the demand for our time and energy will become even greater. For most of us this means, despite our best intentions, time for self care like exercise gets pushed off in favor of more pressing matters. Often there is all or nothing attitude when it comes to treating ourselves right. If … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have Time…
First, let me say I hate being cold. But even more than that, I hate being wet and cold. So, when I agreed to go to a Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga class this past weekend, I couldn't tell you what I was thinking... Standup Paddle Board Yoga is exactly what it states. Participants move … Continue reading SUP YO!
So, those of you who know me know that I almost exclusively wear Lululemon, or more recently Athleta, clothing. I made a promise to myself that when I became a Health Coach, I would only wear clothes I found comfortable - aka workout clothes. See, this comfortable clothing battle has been raging from the time … Continue reading New Clothes? Yes, Please!
Since the start of the fitness craze in the 70s and 80s a hot debate has raged. What is a better workout? Is it the lycra-clad aerobics Jane Fonda made so popular, or is it lifting weights like Arnold on Muscle Beach? The answer...it depends. Ideally both cardio and weight lifting should be a part … Continue reading Cardio or Lifting Weights?
CrossFit Route 1 has just changed locations (come check us out!) and that means I got a new office space. So, to celebrate, I headed down to IKEA to for some brand new office furniture...alone. I’ve always been a “I’ll do it myself” kind of girl, and a few years ago buying an entire office … Continue reading This Is Why I CrossFit
Do you know what really grinds my gears? Seeing a car with this bumper sticker. Why? Because I don’t get the big deal. What accomplishment is it to sit in your car and drive to the summit of the mountain when dozens of hikers, standing with you on the summit, have used their legs to … Continue reading This Car Did What…?
Last year I was fortunate enough to be a part of a team that made a dream come true. After months of hard work and intense training, 6 friends – the CrossFit Route 1 team - placed 2nd in the 2011 NorthEast Regionals and made it to the 5th Annual CrossFit Games in Carson, CA. It was the first time I … Continue reading Road to the NE Regionals