Not every dog can say that he’s been to 11 countries. My best friend, Deuce dog, has traveled with me to… Italy, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Romania, Germany, the Netherlands, and of course his birthplace in the USA. I'm going to miss my big silly sir so much while I'm traveling … More Barks and Burpees… in Celebration of National Dog Day!
I recently posted on my travel planning blog about the 4 fabulous destination marathons I have run over the past 8 years. Here, I’d like to share what I think is so great about running! And issue a challenge… are you up for it? Let’s get started… Things I Love About Running: 1.) Time to … More 4 Things I Love About Running
Cardio or strength training for weight loss? Do you know which is best? The long standing debate on the benefits of each is exhausting and confusing to try to sort through. To put it simply, cardiovascular exercise certainly burns more calories DURING than strength training, but has a limited recovery response so not many more … More Cardio Versus Strength Training
Planks are a super efficient way to work all of your major muscle groups. When you plank your arms fire to hold up your body weight, your legs engage to hold straight, and your abdominals must draw in and brace to support a lengthened spine. Planks are a part of all sorts of group exercise … More The Power of Planking
Balance in fitness is crucial to achieving a full range of motion for all exercises; from squats to lunges to pushups to planks. Balance in life is crucial to high performance, multi tasking, and personal growth. Balance in fitness and in life is achieved by listening to your body and identifying what adjustments need to … More Finding Balance: through fitness, in life
Ok so remember a few years back when everyone was buying a stability ball? They were all the rage but now most of them are collecting dust in your local gym or in your garage. But no more! The stability ball is a great tool to tone and shape all of your muscles, so get … More Dust off your Stability Ball