Four Little Known Ways to Get a Leg Workout at Home

We have all been there at some point: snow blocking the roads, sick child at home that needs pampering, car is in the shop, or probably the most common, I just don’t have the time today.  But you need to get to a gym to get a leg workout, right?  What to do? While less…

Wine & Dine Training: Week 4

In last week’s recap I mentioned I always had Sunday to fit in my four mile run for that week. I figured I probably wouldn’t, but last Sunday I did. I went to the gym and did my four mile run in 43:10, which came out to an average pace of 10:47 per mile. That also…

A Half Not in Disney…What?!

If you’ve checked out my race page lately you may have noticed I added another race to the list; the Sarasota Music Half. And even bigger news, this will be my first half marathon outside of runDisney. I love the Disney races because they keep my distracted and I don’t feel like I’m running as…

Join the MyFitMojo Digital Launch Tonight!

Not long ago you might have seen my post about the MyFitMojo notebook I got to test out. Well tonight you can join MyFitMojo Founder and CEO, PJ Monson, in a Twitter Chat to celebrate the digital launch of the company. Starting tonight, Wednesday, September 24, at 8:30 pm EST, the #fitchat will focus on…

Wine & Dine Training: Week 3

Since I had been lazy last weekend…specifically over the weekend, I knew I needed to start this week off on the right foot. Monday after work I hit the gym for my first short run of the week. My 30 minutes on the treadmill were great! I felt wonderful and was happy with my pace….

2014 Goal Accomplished

I finished the Dumbo Double Dare a couple of weeks ago, but it took until now to realize that I’ve already completed my goal for this year! Back in December I wrote a post about my race patterns. In both 2012 and 2013 I ran five races, with one of them being a long race. This…

The Miracle Merino Hoodie

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never enjoyed working out in a hoodie. But maybe it’s because I never found the right one. Today San Francisco based apparel company, Grunard, launches a campaign through Indiegogo to mass produce the Miracle Merino Hoodie. The company highlights the failures of traditional materials, such as polyester and cotton, which seem…

Wine & Dine Training: Week 2

Since I didn’t do too much in the way of fitness, I knew I needed to make up for it this week, so I planned to start with a run on Monday after work. Too bad that never happened. I worked late and I was starving by the time I left so I came home…

From Hot Yoga To Hot Cycling: Pros & Cons of Exercising in Heat

Recently I shared a post about identifying and preventing heat stroke. Keeping with the hot and steamy theme, here’s the ins and outs of exercising in extreme heat from Jenn Zerling, MS, CPT, Fitness Expert and Author of Breaking the Chains of Obesity, 107 Tools. Hot yoga has become extremely popular over the past couple…

Wine & Dine Training: Week 1

If you’re referencing the training plan, it’s actually Week 9 of Wine and Dine Training, but since it’s my first week of training for this specific race, I’m referring to it as Week 1. I wanted to take a couple days off after the Dumbo Double Dare since my legs and knee were tired after…

Eight Tips to Prevent Heat Stroke in Athletes

After dealing with a hot and steamy summer in Florida, I thought it would be important to share tips to prevent heat stroke. It’s especially important to bring these tips up now that kids are returning to school and may be participating in various athletic activities. I recently received the following information about research taking…

Mission Accomplished: Dumbo Double Dare

What an amazing weekend! To start with, I hadn’t been to Disneyland since I was a kid. I think the last time I was there was the year California Adventure opened and we didn’t get the chance to go there. This time we did and I loved it. Not to mention, it was great to…