Should You Focus on BIG Muscle Groups in a Workout?

November 7, 2014

I’ve been a personal trainer since 2004. Wow, has it been 10 years already? I guess so. So much has come and gone with fitness trends since then. And I’ll be the first to admit, I have probably tried all of them, just for kicks. Heck, I’ve even been put through a body building program before, […]

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Join me for Strength and Sweat! A Plyometric Workout You can Do Anywhere

June 25, 2014

Let’s workout together today, shall we? In honor of WORKOUT WEDNESDAY, I thought I’d walk you through one of my outdoor strength and sweat classes with me. This week we are focusing on plyometric exercises that you can do ANYWHERE, no gym required. Okay, ready to begin? First, everyone gather promptly at 9am outside the […]

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Making Workouts Purposeful

May 14, 2014

A month ago I wrote a post about my Spring Fitness routine and why I focus on a “vision’’ versus a specific goal. Well, a month has passed and that vision is still going strong! My dad is still running (trails) and I’m happy to be his sherpa sidekick. We’ve got a long way to […]

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Fitness Friday: Taking your Workout Outdoors

March 28, 2014

Okay, I think Spring is here to stay. We hit 80F twice this week, which means we’ve been training outdoors almost everyday. That’s a good feeling (minus the allergies). Don’t be jealous, come June it will be 100F in Texas and I’ll be cursing the humidity and hibernating indoors after 10am. Ha ha. The poor […]

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3 Strength Moves to Improve Your Run Form

March 10, 2014

It’s been a little over a year now since we’ve had to deal with injuries.  This past brought good health, healing, and being injury free for me and the kiwi. That means something. It means we’re doing something right. It may have took us a long time to find that right (rest and injury prevention), […]

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Try it out Tuesday: x2 Performance, Inch Worms, Mochi, and More

March 4, 2014

It’s Try it out Tuesday! I haven’t done one in a while. Okay maybe a long time. But I have a few things I (we) are trying out and a few things I think you should try out. Please ignore the confused “why am i trying this?” face in the picture. Ha! Let’s discuss. Shall […]

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Wednesday Warm-Up: 4 New Running Drills

January 8, 2014

Wednesday warm-up. Now there’s a literal title for you. Anybody else freezing there behind off yet? What am I thinking, of course you are. I’ve been doing most of my running outdoors on the trails, and I think my body is finally acclimated to the cold weather. I actually enjoyed a nice brisk trail run […]

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Why Every Athlete Needs to EMBRACE an Off Season.

November 15, 2013

As I sit here typing this post, but Husband is enjoying a coffee date with a friend. A rarity he gets to enjoy during the season.  Usually (during training/race season) this time of day is spent on his bike outside followed up by a PM run, etc. But since he’s enjoying his off-season, he can […]

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Running and Adjusting – TX HEAT #wavesayonara

July 1, 2013

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. All opinions are OF COURSE my own. Well, first things first. Google Reader is GONE! What will we do? We’ll adjust. Go with it. It’s probably a good thing. I’m digging Bloglovin, a simple switch. You can click to follow all your favorite […]

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It’s in the Bag

May 17, 2013

This week, it’s in the bag! Taught my last spin class for the week, totally winged it but worked out quite well. And now I am in need of a serious getaway. Like one where you travel to a beautiful destination, hang out with fabulous women, drink wine, workout or not, eat good food, and […]

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