Beat the Winter Bulge: HIIT Treadmill Workouts

Beat the Winter Bulge: HIIT Treadmill Workouts

Do you ever find yourself staring aimlessly at the tv monitor in front of you? We’ve all been there- the treadmill. One foot in front of the other. 2 miles down, 2 to go. Maybe I’ll just walk today. These are probably all things that have popped into your head at some...
Over 30? Here’s How To Run Your First Race

Over 30? Here’s How To Run Your First Race

Running a long distance race is more than just having a physically-able body. In fact, without having a strong, positive mindset during and before the run, it can be the most strenuous, difficult task you ever set out to achieve. Oftentimes, it can be the people who...
Zumba: Will You Let It Move You?

Zumba: Will You Let It Move You?

So you’ve probably heard the buzz at your local gym or seen the 8am infomercials- but what is Zumba really? Zumba is a mix of Latin rhythms and aerobic fitness and will have you dripping in sweat by the end of the hour. Don’t let the hootin’ and hollerin’ scare you!...
Reservoir Canyon Trail – San Luis Obispo

Reservoir Canyon Trail – San Luis Obispo

Hiking is a wonderful way to stay fit. Not only do you get some fresh air, sunshine, and a beautiful view, but you get in a workout as well. Reservoir Canyon Trail Reservoir Canyon Trail in San Luis Obispo is a fun, but challenging trail that starts just outside of...
10 Things Everyone Thinks While Running Up a Hill

10 Things Everyone Thinks While Running Up a Hill

You’ve been running for a while And not to brag or anything, but you’re doing awesome You set out to conquer a hill Seeing it in the distance Oh I’ve got this Getting a liiittle closer I’ve totally got this. #bitchplease Just starting the hill...
Five 10-minute workouts for when you don’t have time

Five 10-minute workouts for when you don’t have time

Sometimes you just don’t have much time to contribute to your workout. And that’s normal. Life is messy and anything but consistent. However it’s not a complete excuse for neglecting all activity. Which is why I wanted to provide you with some ways to get your sweat...
Workout Quickie: Full Body Strength & Cardio in 28 Minutes

Workout Quickie: Full Body Strength & Cardio in 28 Minutes

Sometimes you just don’t have time for a long and well thought out workout. Sometimes you just gotta get sh*t done and get on with your life. It happens and it’s ok. So here’s a quick workout that’ll get you out of breath while burning up your...
Three of the best free fitness apps

Three of the best free fitness apps

Apps for your phone are incredibly helpful. Many of the things we take for granted today wouldn’t be where they are if it weren’t for apps. Think social media, Google Maps (how did I get anywhere before this?!), mobile banking, and email. There’s...
Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric workouts are my favorite type of cardio for many reasons. The first and most important reason is that plyos are effective. They’re effective for athletes, normal people who want to be fit, senior citizens who don’t want to break a hip and...
Exercise of the Week: Single Leg Deadlift Jumps

Exercise of the Week: Single Leg Deadlift Jumps

I absolutely love this move. I’m serious, it’s my favorite. The first time I did these, I was so sore. And it’s not because I didn’t do jumping exercises or work my legs. It’s because I had been neglecting hip dominant strength. A lot of...
What is a VO2 Max?

What is a VO2 Max?

If you’re a runner, you’ve probably heard the term VO2 max tossed around. For any casual runner or exerciser, it’s probably not the most important statistic to know. But if you’re a competing athlete, or love marathons or cycling races and want...
WIAW – Workout + Mountain Biking

WIAW – Workout + Mountain Biking

This is a photo heavy post. I apologize in advance. #sorrynotsorry Our What I Ate Wednesday started out with a chest and triceps workout. Since we’re always on the go, I wasn’t completely prepared when we arrived at the gym bright and early. So I winged...

A Monday Workout and a Flight Home

Good morning everyone! Did you have a wonderful weekend? I felt a little fluffy from my weekend activities and decided to start the day with a Tabata workout. The tabata timer works really well for this. I did 4 rounds of the following exercises: burpees squats...

Legs. MTB. So So Sore

Let’s start out our “it’s almost the weekend day” with some fun shall we? When you finish leg day. When you tell your friends it was leg day. When you run out of peanut butter on leg day. You’d think that I just discovered gifs....

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