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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