Why I Stopped Peddling (and I’m not Talking about Spinning) 

After moving to Chicago, I found myself in a new city, again. Heavier than I liked, again. And not wanting to shell out over $100 a month on a gym membership. I missed Unite Fitness. I missed my Philly Runner friends. Yet I loved this crazy new city.  A virtual friend reached out about her …

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Well, that didn’t work – Finding your Fitness Match

Ever look at pictures on Instagram or Facebook and say "I did [insert diet or fitness program here] and didn't have those results" or "good gosh, I do not understand how she gets up so early to workout. I am just not a morning person." It can be frustrating when you're on your own journey, …

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Health Bullies – The other side of Healthy Living

Last year I wrote about being health bullied at work, and decided it needed a bit of updating. Over the last couple of weeks, I've had more than one friend be questioned for doing the 3-Day Refresh. The reason? The people questioning it thought they were "skinny" enough. It killed me. Neither was trying to …

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Strength Training – It’s Not about Bulking Up

Strength. It's such a loaded word, but for today, we're talking physical strength. For many people, strength training is a scary thing. It brings forth memories of Arnold Schwarzenegger pre-Governator. Strength training, as every injured athlete has probably learned from their PT, is critical to staying healthy and injury free. It can help ward off …

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Holiday Survival Guide – Finding Ways to avoid the Holiday Gain

The holidays are synonymous with overeating, over indulging, and just generally overdoing it. Between sweets around the office, holiday parties, big dinners filled with family and laughter, and the fact that there seems to be less than 24 hours in each day in December, it's easy to find yourself gaining weight over the holidays. The …

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