Workout Recap: 8/29 – 9/7

Even though my September goal is about cutting back on my email checking, I’ve really enjoyed sharing my workout log on my blog every week in August, so I’d like to keep doing that. I’m not sure what day of the week this will typically come (Saturdays?) but for now, here’s a midweek update on the last week and a half: Monday 8/29: This should not have been a rest day, but it mostly was. I did, however, squeeze in a {Read More}

Book Review: Sweat Equity

We’ve all lamented how much money we spend on fitness. Running is supposed to be free – all you need is a pair of sneakers and you’re good to go, right? But I will fully admit to spending a lot of money on fitness – from clothing and gear, to race entry fees, to my beloved Classpass subscription. Sweat Equity: Inside the New Economy of Mind and Body, by Jason Kelly, takes a fascinating look at the business of fitness. Even {Read More}

The Double Whammy of a Sleep Shortage

The beginning of my week when I’m on the road is rather rough. Every Monday, I catch a 6am flight to my client, which means I have to get up around 4am to be out of the house and on my way to the airport by 4:20am. (Yes, I keep my Monday morning routine as short as possible.) This week, unfortunately, I set my alarm wrong and accidentally got up at 3am instead of 4am – and got as far as {Read More}

Fitness Inspiration: Hiking, Friends, and a Lot of Muddy Fun

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Mudderella. I received complimentary admission to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Yesterday I wrote about what a blast Adam and I had running the Bolder Boulder this weekend. But as much fun as we had, walking the race made me kind of wistful. So many people were having so much fun running, and I wished we could do {Read More}