Life at the Gym: Asics Gel-Fit Sana Review

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I am one of those lucky people who get to spend more than half of their life at the gym. I work there. I work out there. I teach classes, I go to classes, I…well, you get the idea. I’m at the gym a lot, and I’m on my feet a lot. For years I […]

6 Women (and a Man) I Can’t Wait to Meet at Blogfest


Blogfest starts on Thursday and I’m pretty sure I won’t getting any sleep Wednesday night. I am that excited. Just in case you haven’t heard, Blogfest is a health and fitness blogging conference that takes place during the IDEA World Fitness Convention, which also starts Thursday, in Anaheim, California. This will be my first blogging conference […]

Training, Rock and Roll, and RAGNAR


Well, I finally did it. I’ve been talking about it for a month, but on Friday I finally pulled the trigger and signed up for the Rock and Roll Marathon in San Diego on June 1! Whew! Now I guess I’d better create my training plan and get going. I signed Alan up too, so […]

YMX by Yellowman Review plus an Indoor Cardio Workout


As an athlete who, besides running, spends time cycling, hiking, and practicing yoga, I love the idea of fitness wear that can multi-task. Clothing that can go from my run to the yoga studio, and even stop at the store on the way home. I had the opportunity, through my connection as a Fitfluential Ambassador, […]

Friday Fitness: The Balls Only Workout.

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I love a good, intriguing title, don’t you? Of course, if you know me, you know that the balls in the title refer to stability and medicine balls. No extra equipment needed. Before we get to the workout though, I want to talk a little about the What’s Beautiful campaign, which is a sponsored program […]

What’s Beautiful: Training to Be Faster, Week 1

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As I mentioned last week, I am participating in the Under Armour What’s Beautiful campaign, which is sponsored through my relationship with Fitfluential. The What’s Beautiful project is a competition with the goal of redefining the female athlete. Women are invited to set goals for themselves and then go out and achieve them. My goal […]