Inspired by Boston! Marathon Training and Other Stuff

Boston Inspired 2

It’s Boston Marathon Day! As a runner, it is always an exciting day, made even more special by the events of last year, as runners, spectators, and everyone involved come together to prove that we are too strong to be scared away by a few crazy monsters. I’d like to send my best to all […]

Family Time! Plus a Workout Recap


Family Time My sister Lisa was visiting from Texas this weekend. For a sad reason actually. The father of a friend of hers had passed away, so she was here to support her friend and attend his memorial service on Saturday. On Sunday we gathered our family together and met for lunch at about the […]

One Week Until Ragnar! 6 Things That Will Come In Handy

Knuckle Lights

One week from today, I, along with 11 of my closest girlfriends, nine of whom I’ve never met, will be running one of the most challenging events of our lives. Twelve women, 200 miles, from Huntington Beach to San Diego, nonstop. We’re running the Ragnar Relay, and all I keep thinking is, “how did I […]

Fitness Education: What I Learned at #IHRSA2014, Part 1


One of the best parts of the IHRSA Convention are the educational opportunities. There is something for everyone, whether you are an owner or manager of a fitness facility, a fitness or group exercise coordinator, or a personal trainer or group exercise instructor. While many of the sessions focus on management topics like team building, […]