In 2012, the same year that my father unexpectedly passed away, I went through a terrible breakup. My ex and I had been together for almost four years and I had blind faith that our relationship would stand the test of time. Unbeknownst to me, I was terribly wrong. After the breakup, I was heartbroken.... Continue Reading →
Wayyyy back in the day, as a young Louisiana girl, I spent a lot of time running around rough housing with my friends, climbing trees, riding bikes, dancing, and anything else that caused me to break a sweat. As a proud tomboy, I'd much rather arm wrestle than play with dolls, but I did both... Continue Reading →
Equipment Needed: Box Warm-Up: 1 mile walk/run/cycle Main Set (Go through both circuits and repeat for 2-4 sets): Circuit #1- 10-15 Burpees 10-15 Plyo tuck jumps 10-15 Plyo push-up 10-15 Reverse Lunge with knee raise Circuit #2- 10-15 Traveling Push-ups 10-15 Plank ski jumps 10-15 Box Jumps 10-15 Box Toe Taps Cool Down/Stretch: 1 Mile jog... Continue Reading →
Today is RECOVERY DAY! Let's focus on keeping our minds sharp and our bodies happy. Check out our fitness books recommendations here.
Last week I ran in a 5K/15K race with some friends in Philadelphia called the "Hot Chocolate 5K/15K Run." I like running these "fun runs" because not only is there always a designated charity to which the run organizers donate a portion of event profits (this one was for Ronald McDonald House), there's also always... Continue Reading →
Yesterday's W.O.D. focused on balance. Today we're going to show some love to the other side of that coin--POSTURE. Posture can become jeopardized through lifestyle choices (i.e. slouching on the couch while watching T.V., hunching over in an office chair, walking with a leading torso, etc.). The good news is that this can be corrected... Continue Reading →
Balance is one of those physiological capabilities that many of us tend to take for granted...That is, of course, until we're older, begin to lose our eye sight, have gunk or fluid build-up in our ears, you get the picture. But, balance is extremely important to the current state of our health and safety. It... Continue Reading →